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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
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 ...

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 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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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,...

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 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,...

Tue 26 Dec 2000
John Cooper dead at 77
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John Cooper dead at 77

John Cooper, the founder of the Cooper Formula One team and the winner of four World Championships, died on Sunday at the age of 77 after a prolonged struggle with cancer. Cooper, born in 1923, apprenticed as a toolmaker in the 1940s, and ...

Mon 21 Feb 2000
Benetton opens Human Performance Center
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Benetton opens Human Performance Center

Benetton Formula has opened a new £4m Human Performance Center to try and get their drivers fit enough to have the mental edge on the competition. The Human Performance Centre is a state-of-the-art training facility designed for Benetton...

Sat 21 Oct 2000
Malaysian GP Friday McLaren notes
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Malaysian GP Friday McLaren notes

The West McLaren Mercedes team went through preparations for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix during today's two Free Practice sessions at the Sepang circuit. Mika emerged fastest with a time of 1:40.262 and completed 36 laps while David was third ...

Fri 11 Aug 2000
Hungarian GP Jordan notes
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Hungarian GP Jordan notes

A routine first day of practice for Jordan Grand Prix as Jarno Trulli and Heinz-Harald Frentzen set fifth and ninth fastest times respectively. Both drivers concentrated on race set-ups on a track which was changing constantly as it cleaned up.

Sat 01 Jul 2000
French GP Saturday McLaren notes
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French GP Saturday McLaren notes

West McLaren Mercedes driver David Coulthard starts the Mobil 1 French Grand Prix from the front row of the grid having posted the second fastest time in qualifying with a 1:15.734 just one tenth behind pole position. Mika Hakkinen will be right...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
Barcelona testing 2000-12-20
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Barcelona testing 2000-12-20

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Jarno Trulli I Jordan-Honda 1:19.586 2. Nick Heidfeld ...

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...

US GP: Rain adds unpredictability, more excitement to F1 races
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US GP: Rain adds unpredictability, more excitement to F1 races

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000 -- Regenmeister. In the old days of racing in Europe, it was a special name given a driver who was a master of rainy racing conditions. It may be necessary to anoint a "Regenmeister" - a...