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Fri 22 Sep 2000
US GP: Formula One car specifications
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US GP: Formula One car specifications

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000 - A look at some of the technical specifications of the Formula One cars that will compete in the SAP United States Grand Prix on Sept. 22-24 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including a chart...

Wed 12 Jan 2000
Nicola Foulston resigns from BHL
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Nicola Foulston resigns from BHL

The controversial boss of Brands Hatch Leisure, Nicola Foulston, has resigned from her post as Chief Executive. Rob Bain has taken over. Foulston made the deal that will possibly see the British Grand Prix move to Brands Hatch, and sold the...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
Dan Gurney's Historic V-12 Grand Prix Eagle
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Dan Gurney's Historic V-12 Grand Prix Eagle

Dan Gurney's historic V 12 Grand Prix Eagle goes back home to Indiana With the approaching US Grand Prix in Indianapolis, interest is again high in regard to American participation in and contribution to the sport of Formula I in the past and...

Fri 02 Jun 2000
Prost denies Alan Jenkins rumors
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Prost denies Alan Jenkins rumors

With Prost Grand Prix chief designer Alan Jenkins missing from the French team's paddock during the Monaco Grand Prix weekend, rumors have been circulating that he has left the team. However, the team issued an official press release today ...

Thu 09 Mar 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rick Gorne leaves Reynard after 18 Years
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Rick Gorne leaves Reynard after 18 Years

After 18 years with Reynard Motorsport, one of its well-known personalities, Rick Gorne, has resigned from the company in order to concentrate on his role at British American Racing. Gorne started with Reynard in 1982. Adrian Reynard, Chairman...

Wed 29 Mar 2000
Architect, Design Team Go Back to the Future with New Pagoda, USGP Track
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Architect, Design Team Go Back to the Future with New Pagoda, USGP Track

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, March 28, 2000 -- Jonathan R. Hess is a minister's son. As a teen-ager, he was his father Wayne's audio-visual man as the elder Hess spoke in big and small churches around the Midwest. Later they visited the ...

Sat 12 Aug 2000
Team McLaren uses CA technology
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Team McLaren uses CA technology

ISLANDIA, N.Y. and WOKING, ENGLAND, August 10, 2000 - Computer Associates International, Inc. (CA), the world's leading eBusiness solutions provider announced today that West McLaren Mercedes, developer of the MP4/15 Formula 1 racing car, is ...

Sat 20 May 2000
Nick Heidfeld excluded from European GP
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Nick Heidfeld excluded from European GP

FIA race stewards have disqualified Nick Heidfeld's qualifying times for tomorrow's Europan Grand Prix at Nurburgring. At the post-qualifying scrutineering, the FIA technical staff found it to weigh 598 kg, two kilograms (4.5 lbs) less than...

Thu 29 Jun 2000
Porsche Pirelli Supercup to Support USGP
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Porsche Pirelli Supercup to Support USGP

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, June 28, 2000 - The Porsche Pirelli Supercup, the world’s fastest international single-marque sports car series, will compete at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as a support event during the inaugural SAP United...

Thu 27 Jan 2000
AA Kyalami GP Circuit FIA License Renewed
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AA Kyalami GP Circuit FIA License Renewed

The AA Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit has been given a clean bill of health by the FIA and has had it's Grade 1 license renewed. FIA safety officer Charlie Whiting reissued the AA Kyalami license following a circuit inspection late last week. Apart...

Sun 06 Aug 2000
Teleglobe confirms F1 pullout
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Teleglobe confirms F1 pullout

As reported by Motorsport.com on 20 May, Teleglobe Inc. is ending its sponsorship agreement with the British American Racing Formula One team at the end of the current season. In a press release on Thursday, the telecommunications giant...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
Passion pushed Mario Andretti to incredible success in F1
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Passion pushed Mario Andretti to incredible success in F1

{This is the second of a two-part series on American World Champions in Formula One. Today's subject is Mario Andretti. Tuesday's subject was Phil Hill. Both features were written by Nigel Roebuck, Grand Prix editor of the British motor ...

Thu 21 Sep 2000
US GP McLaren press conference
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US GP McLaren press conference

Wolfgang Schattling (DaimlerChrysler Motorsport Communications): "I would like to say a hearty welcome to you all, media colleagues from America and some European, on behalf of Mercedes-Benz and our partner, Exxon Mobil, to inform you about...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Villeneuve, Pollock, Tomba join ski race

Villeneuve, Pollock, Tomba join ski race

MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec December 9, 2000 - Jacques Villeneuve, Craig Pollock and Alberto Tomba announced today that the "Grand Prix 24 hours of Tremblant" on skis event will take place December 15 and 16, 2001.For the first time in North...

Mon 27 Mar 2000
Coulthard disqualified from Brazilian GP
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Coulthard disqualified from Brazilian GP

David Coulthard's McLaren-mercedes has been disqualified from its second- place finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix. After a lengthy post-race scrutineering session, the stewards' statement read: "When checking the front bodywork height, it...

Fri 03 Mar 2000
Arrows Team announces new sponsor
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Arrows Team announces new sponsor

The Arrows Grand Prix team has named Orange (a UK mobile phone network) as its title sponsor for the next three years, in a deal worth ...

Tue 26 Dec 2000
Jerez testing 2000-12-05
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Jerez testing 2000-12-05

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. David Coulthard GB McLaren-Mercedes 1:22.630 2. Olivier Panis ...

Fri 15 Dec 2000
Barcelona testing 2000-12-14
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Barcelona testing 2000-12-14

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Jenson Button GB Benetton-Renault 1:21.20 2. Fernando Alonso ...

Sun 12 Mar 2000
Mika Salo disqualified from Australian GP
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Mika Salo disqualified from Australian GP

Mika Salo (FIN), who finished sixth in the Australian Grand Prix, has been disqualified from the race. The front wing on Salo's Sauber-Petronas was measured in the post-race scrutineering and found to be out of conformance by 20 mm. The ...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
US GP construction timeline
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US GP construction timeline

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Sept. 15, 2000 - A timeline of the massive construction project at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to prepare the facility for the inaugural SAP United States Grand Prix on Sept. 22-24: December 1998 ·Dec. 2,...

US GP Indianapolis Motor Speedway construction facts
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US GP Indianapolis Motor Speedway construction facts

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Sept. 15, 2000 -- Facts about the massive construction project at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to prepare the facility for the inaugural SAP United States Grand Prix on Sept. 22-24: Pagoda Tower & Race ...

US GP fast facts
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US GP fast facts

<pre> WHAT: SAP United States Grand Prix Formula One race 15th of 17 races on 2000 FIA World Championship schedule WHEN: Sept. 22-24, 2000 WHERE: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, Indiana The facility was constructed in 1909,...

Wed 22 Mar 2000
Ayrton Senna 1991 Dramatic Victory; Mastercard
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Ayrton Senna 1991 Dramatic Victory; Mastercard "Priceless" Moment

MasterCard taps into memories of 40 Brazilian motor racing historians and journalists Sao Paulo, March 22, 2000 - In an initiative created and implemented by MasterCard, an official sponsor of the Jordan Grand Prix team, 40 Brazilian motor racing...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
Erik Comas debuts in Rally Australia
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Erik Comas debuts in Rally Australia

EX-FORMULA One driver Erik Comas takes on a completely different motorsport challenge this weekend - making his debut in the F.I.A. World Rally Championship. The French driver, a titleholder in motor racing classes as diverse as Formula 3000, ...

Sun 24 Sep 2000
US GP Ferrari name generates passion for mechanics, fans
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US GP Ferrari name generates passion for mechanics, fans

INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000 -- A Sherpa in Nepal grows up dreaming of guiding a climb up Mount Everest. A boy in the Bronx fantasizes about playing in Yankee Stadium. In Japan, a youth with size sets his goal on becoming a sumo...

Fri 05 May 2000
Neil Ressler takes over at Jaguar
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Neil Ressler takes over at Jaguar

Jaguar Racing yesterday announced Neil Ressler as the new chief executive officer of the team. Currently chairman, Ressler will take over as chief executive immediately and will have full responsibility for the team at this weekend's Spanish...

Fri 22 Sep 2000
US GP Saturday autograph sessions
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US GP Saturday autograph sessions

A variety of autograph sessions involving Formula One, Indy Racing and Porsche Pirelli Supercup drivers will take place Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. <pre> Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Drivers: Porsche...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
US GP: Garner helped to put drive..
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US GP: Garner helped to put drive..

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Sept. 15, 2000 -- James Garner's movie and television acting roles have ranged from the gambler cowboy Bret Maverick to the Space Cowboy Tank Sullivan. But to auto racing fans worldwide, he is best remembered for his...

Mon 25 Sep 2000
US GP Many Indianapolis 500 winners impressed
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US GP Many Indianapolis 500 winners impressed

INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000 - Ferrari's Michael Schumacher, the first winner of the Formula One SAP United States Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, wasn't the only driver on the grounds who had won at the ...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
Octagon, Silverstone reach agreement on British GP

Octagon, Silverstone reach agreement on British GP

LONDON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Lowe, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Octagon and Jackie Stewart , President of the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC), announced today that the Boards of Octagon and Silverstone had reached an agreement to...

Sun 13 Aug 2000
Hungarian GP Arrows race notes
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Hungarian GP Arrows race notes

The Orange Arrows team today brought both cars home to the chequered flag in the blistering heat of the Hungarian Grand Prix. Despite starting from 20th on the grid, Jos Verstappen finished the race in 13th position, with Pedro de la Rosa in 16th...

Wed 02 Feb 2000
Sauber, Prost launch new cars
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Sauber, Prost launch new cars

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000 - Sauber and Prost are the latest two teams to unveil the Formula One cars they will use to contest the 2000 World Championship that includes the inaugural United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis on Sept.

Sat 25 Mar 2000
Brazilian GP Saturday Sauber notes
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Brazilian GP Saturday Sauber notes

Peter Sauber: In both free practice and qualifying this afternoon we suffered failures of the rear wings on both RED BULL SAUBER PETRONAS C19s. While we are at the track it is not possible for us to analyse the cause of the problem to our ...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Villeneuve to open Montreal restaurant

Villeneuve to open Montreal restaurant

Montreal, November 15, 2000 - Formula One race-car driver Jacques Villeneuve announced today that he will be going into business in Montreal next spring with the opening of a restaurant / bar on the corner of Crescent and de Maisonneuve...

Thu 16 Mar 2000
It is ''official'': Renault Buys Benetton
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It is ''official'': Renault Buys Benetton

Benetton Formula has held a press conference to announce that they have been sold to Renault for £75m ($120m). Benetton will remain as a sponsor for 2 years. Mild Seven's role within the team is as yet unclear. -- Stephen M Baines ...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
US GP to get extensive TV, radio coverage
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US GP to get extensive TV, radio coverage

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000 - Motorsports fans can keep up to date on the historic happenings at the inaugural SAP United States Grand Prix on Sept. 22-24 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, thanks to television networks Fox ...