Tenth win of the season for Ferrari, the ninth for Michael Schumacher.
Having already taken the Drivers' title, the Scuderia has now added the
Constructors' Championship title for the second consecutive year and for
the tenth time in its ...
After qualifying seventh Eddie Irvine said he had a claim on points in the
Malaysian Grand Prix and he kept his word with a stunning drive to take
It was just reward to what has been a difficult year for Irvine. After...
Jordan Grand Prix had a disappointing end to the season when Heinz-Harald
Frentzen was an early retirement and Jarno Trulli finished 12th, one lap
down after a two unscheduled pit stops.
Trulli's troubles began on the first lap when he touched ...
â€œMy car was well balanced under a heavy and a lighter fuel load. Since
the very beginning, however, I had a problem under braking with the
throttle pedal hampering me over the whole race. Luckily I stayed clear of
the first ...
The West McLaren Mercedes team finished the last race of the season with
David Coulthard claiming second place and Mika Hakkinen fourth. David was
only 0.732 seconds behind the race winner Michael Schumacher.
'I managed to move...
Mika Salo finished a fighting eighth in today`s Petronas Malaysian Grand
Prix, but unfortunately Pedro Diniz was eliminated in a multi-car accident
on the first lap.
A short race for me today! I got squeezed a bit in the second...
With the F1 Drivers' Championship already decided by a Michael Schumacher
victory at the Japanese Grand Prix, what remained now for the Malaysian
Grand Prix was the battle for the Constructors' Championship.
With McLaren 13 points adrift of ...
Disappointing last race of a very successful season for the BMW
WilliamsF1 Team, as neither of the drivers saw the chequered flag.
The team confirmed anyway its third position in the Constructors'
Championship with Ralf Schumacher retaining his ...
The lights went on for the last race of the season, and those at the
front had been hanging around for a long time awaiting for the grid to
form... For HÃ¤kkinen it was obviously far too long, as he jumped the
start, stopped, restarted but still...
Ralf Schumacher and Jenson Button will start from 8th and 16th
positions respectively for the 2000 Malaysian Grand Prix. Jenson
struggled with some hydraulic problems during the free practice
session, which prevented him from completing many laps...
Results from the final F1 qualifying session for this season will see Pedro
de la Rosa and Jos Verstappen lining up for tomorrow's race in 14th and
15th positions respectively on the grid. Pedro achieved 4 good laps,
improving his lap time with...
"I'm very happy with 5th place. To qualify right behind the McLarens and
Ferraris is really pole position for me! I'm very happy that I achieved
this in my last Qualifying session with the team and I hope this helps to
put pay to...
"This session was not as easy as it might have looked. I only did a
few laps, because we did not have any more time after deciding to wait
as the track is dirty here. It was better to save the tyres. The car
was handling very...
The 2000 season hasn't been kind to Eddie Irvine and Jaguar, but it's
ending on a good note. Having qualified seventh in Japan, where he had his
famous 'home advantage', Eddie showed that progress continues to be made by
taking the same position...
Jordan Grand Prix managed to salvage ninth and tenth places on the grid for
Jarno Trulli and Heinz-Harald Frentzen after a troublesome morning of
practice preparing for today's qualifying session.
The 60-minute qualifying session was run in hot,...
The West McLaren Mercedes team will start the final race of the 2000
Formula One season at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia from second and third.
Mika Hakkinen's time of 1:37.860 put him on the front row while David
Coulthard set a time of 1:37.889.
"I feel pretty satisfied with today's qualifying, perhaps one of my best
performances of the season. My time has improved 1"2 from this
morning's time and I was 3" quicker than last year, albeit having the
same engine. This means that...
Mika Salo and Pedro Diniz qualified their RED BULL SAUBER PETRONAS C19s
17th and 20th respectively for tomorrowâ€™s Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix.
I struggled all day with too much understeer, and that was why I aborted my
SEPANG, Malaysia, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000 -- The 17-race 2000 Formula One
season, which included the inaugural SAP United States Grand Prix at
Indianapolis, comes to a close with the Malaysian Grand Prix on Oct. 22.
While Michael Schumacher...
Pedro de la Rosa:
"Sepang is one of the best circuits we visit in terms of modern
facilities, they have done a great job. I'm expecting the weather to be
quite variable with some rain, so that might things a bit interesting. I
really want to...
A superb new circuit devised by German architect and track designer,
Hermann Tilke, Sepang, near Kuala Lumpur, hosted the Malaysian Grand Prix
for the first time last year. It is a visually dramatic, beautifully
equipped facility that currently...
"With the cars and teams staying out in the Far East between Japan and
Malaysia, no actual circuit testing is taking place in preparation for the
final Grand Prix of the season. However, in the background a lot of
preparation work is...
Malaysia will mark the end of an era for Johnny Herbert. After 12 years and
160 races in the premier single-seater racing category, the Englishman will
be racing an F1 car for the final time.
Last year, Johnny had one of his best...
The Benson and Hedges Jordan team travels to Malaysia for the final race of
the season locked in a three-way battle for the fourth position in the
Constructors Championship. " The way I see it is that the team has
worked hard this season but we...
The last race of the 2000 FIA Formula One World Championship takes place in
Malaysia at the picturesque Sepang circuit and the West McLaren Mercedes
team is aiming to end the season on a high arriving in Kuala Lumpur as
focused as ever.
"It is in every aspect a "new generation" circuit as it had just been
finished when we came last year. The 99 Malaysian Grand Prix was a bit of a
rush for the organisers, and some aspects were not completely ready. On the
I really like the Sepang track, and the atmosphere that the MalaysianÂ´s
enthusiasm created. ItÂ´s a good circuit with some quite quick corners,
and my only dislike is the really slow one. Last year our car proved well
suited to ...
While Malaysia has frequently staged top-flight motorcycle racing in recent
years, the final round of the FIA Formula One World Championship will be
the country's second Formula One Grand Prix. Lying to the south of the
capital Kuala Lumpur, the...
Jenson Button (Williams)
Pedro Paulo Diniz (Sauber)
Nick Heidfeld (Prost)
Johnny Herbert (Jaguar)
Peter Sauber (Sauber)
Q. Johnny, last race: what are your feelings?
Johnny Herbert: In some way I am looking forward...
Rubens Barrichello (Ferrari)
David Coulthard (McLaren)
Mika Hakkinen (McLaren)
Michael Schumacher (Ferrari)
Gerhard Berger (BMW)
Jean Todt (Ferrari)
Q. David, this is a race in which you want to hold on to your 3rd...
Jos Verstappen today ventured out onto the Sepang circuit for his first
time at this track. As the pit lane lights turned green, Jos went out to
gain as much track time as possible, finishing the session 28 laps later in
11th position with a lap...
The Formula One World Drivers'' Championship may have been decided in Japan
a fortnight ago, but the top positions in the 2000 World Constructors''
Championship remain to be settled. For Lucky Strike Reynard BAR Honda, this
weekend''s Malaysian ...