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Tue 02 May 2000
David Coulthard in plane crash
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David Coulthard in plane crash

McLaren-Mercedes driver David Coulthard was involved in a plane crash in southern France earlier today (Tuesday). The LearJet, carrying a pilot, co-pilot and three passengers, developed engine trouble en route from Britain to Nice, and ...

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.

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: 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...

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...

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 ...

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, ...

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 11 Nov 2000
Sauber looking to Raikkonen in 2001
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Sauber looking to Raikkonen in 2001

Peter Sauber, the principal of the Sauber team, has indicated that his choice for a second driver for the 2001 Formula One season is Kimi Raikkonen, the 21-year-old Finn who tested for the team earlier this year. Raikkonen, however, presents a...

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 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 24 Sep 2000
US GP race report
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US GP race report

The race fans in the US were prepared for something they aren't used to - cars racing under wet conditions. Johnny Herbert, meanwhile, decided to further show how talented the F1 boys are by putting dry tyres on his car, rather than the wets that...

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 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,...

Thu 15 Jun 2000
Premier championnat virtuel de sport automobile
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Premier championnat virtuel de sport automobile

Vouant une passion pour les nouvelles technologies, celles mêmes qui, associées à son talent, lui ont permis de gravir les premières marches des podiums des plus grandes courses mondiales, Jacques Villeneuve a depuis toujours trouvé un ...

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 ...

Sat 23 Sep 2000
US GP IMS Safety Patrol member in guarded condition after accident
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US GP IMS Safety Patrol member in guarded condition after accident

INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway Safety Patrol member William Andis is in guarded yet serious condition at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis after being struck by an automobile this morning outside Gate...

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 ...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Formula One notes 2000-12-13
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Formula One notes 2000-12-13

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2000 -- Jaguar Racing has replaced technical director Gary Anderson with American Steve Nichols. The team made the announcement Dec. 1, the same day that 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Rahal began his...

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 ...

Thu 21 Sep 2000
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...

Sun 30 Jul 2000
Rain, shine and Barrichello at the German GP
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Rain, shine and Barrichello at the German GP

Murray Walker likes to say, "Anything can happen in Grand Prix racing, and it usually does." Never was this more true than at the 2000 German Grand Prix at the Hockenheim circuit. With some 3 km from the stadium section to the far end of the...

Sun 04 Jun 2000
Monaco GP Jaguar race notes
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Monaco GP Jaguar race notes

A significant step in the history of Jaguar Racing was made at Monaco when Eddie Irvine gave the team its first World Championship points. Eddie worked his way steadily up to fourth from 10th on the grid, and while others hit mechanical problems...

Sat 20 May 2000
European GP Saturday qualifying
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European GP Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. David Coulthard GB McLaren-Mercedes 1:17.529 2. Michael Schumacher ...