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Thu 21 Sep 2000
US GP Hakkinen, M. Schumacher brace for battle
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US GP Hakkinen, M. Schumacher brace for battle

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000 -- Jacques Villeneuve sat strategically between Mika Hakkinen and Michael Schumacher at the FIA press conference Thursday like an intermediary keeping the rivals at arms-length until the battle begins...

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...

Sun 08 Oct 2000
Japanese GP Saturday qualifying
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Japanese GP Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Michael Schumacher D Ferrari 1:35.825 2. Mika...

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.

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...

Sat 25 Mar 2000
Brazilian GP Saturday qualifying
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Brazilian GP Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Mika Hakkinen FIN McLaren-Mercedes 1:14.111 2. David Coulthard ...

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 ...

Sat 23 Sep 2000
SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: We knew him when
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SBRS: CHAMPCAR/CART: We knew him when

Wednesday the BMW-Williams team announced the worst kept secret of the season, namely that Skip Barber grad Juan Montoya was headed to Formula 1. Several media outlets released the news as if it were a hot scoop. The story surprised few, least of...

Thu 21 Sep 2000
US GP: Historic car parades provide at F1 history
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US GP: Historic car parades provide at F1 history

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000 -- They are Formula One cars of another era driven marvelously at one time by the likes of Mario Andretti, Jochen Rindt, Jack Brabham, Graham Hill and Keke Rosberg. They are restored to mint racing...

Fri 15 Sep 2000
Mercedes-Benz US GP pitstops are the key
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Mercedes-Benz US GP pitstops are the key

MONTVALE, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2000) -- A Formula One World Championship (F1) grand prix runs approximately 200 miles and takes up to two hours to complete, with racing machines travelling at speeds of more than 200 mph. Yet it's the time these...

Tue 19 Dec 2000
Final 2000 standings after Malaysian GP
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Final 2000 standings after Malaysian GP

<pre> Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Nat Constructor Points ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Michael Schumacher D Ferrari 108 2. Mika...

Sun 22 Oct 2000
Malaysian GP Jordan race notes
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Malaysian GP Jordan race notes

Gastón Mazzacane “My 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 ...

Sun 08 Oct 2000
Japanese GP Saturday Prost notes
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Japanese GP Saturday Prost notes

Nick Heidfeld: "We cannot be too happy with our positions today, but at least I feel that Jean and I have got the best we could from our cars on this circuit. There was not much more we could do as we have not had any major improvements on the car...

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...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Valencia testing 2000-12-15
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Valencia testing 2000-12-15

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Rubens Barrichello BR Ferrari 1:14.961 2. Heinz-Harald Frentzen ...

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...

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

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 ...

Mon 09 Oct 2000
Japanese GP Prost race notes
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Japanese GP Prost race notes

Nick Heidfeld: "First of all, I want to congratulate Michael Schumacher for winning both the Grand Prix and the World Championship today. As for my race, the start was sort of OK, but I lost a few places before coming back in a few laps to 17th ...

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...

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 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...

Sun 22 Oct 2000
Malaysian GP Saturday Ferrari notes
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Malaysian GP Saturday Ferrari notes

Michael Schumacher: "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...

Malaysian GP Saturday McLaren notes
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Malaysian GP Saturday McLaren notes

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.

Sat 23 Sep 2000
US GP Saturday qualifying
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US GP Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Michael Schumacher D Ferrari 1:14.266 2. David Coulthard ...

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...

Thu 07 Sep 2000
Italian GP McLaren preview
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Italian GP McLaren preview

The last European round of the 2000 FIA Formula One World Championship takes place at the Monza circuit, which is situated close to Milan. West McLaren Mercedes arrives at the 3.585 miles / 5.772 KM track leading both the Drivers and Constructors'...

Sun 22 Oct 2000
Malaysian GP Williams race notes
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Malaysian GP Williams race notes

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 ...

Sun 08 Oct 2000
Japanese GP Saturday Sauber notes
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Japanese GP Saturday Sauber notes

Mika Salo and Pedro Diniz qualified their RED BULL SAUBER PETRONAS C19s 19th and 20th respectively for tomorrow`s Japanese Grand Prix. Pedro Diniz One way or another it`s been a pretty tough day. It started when my engine failed this morning.

Sat 07 Oct 2000
Japanese GP Sauber preview
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Japanese GP Sauber preview

Pedro Diniz: Suzuka is one of my favourite circuits, because of the challenge that it represents. I'm really looking forward to the race. Mika Salo: I made my Grand Prix debut at Suzuka in 1994, and I know it well from my days racing F3000 in ...

Mon 25 Sep 2000
Schumacher wins in historic US GP return for F1
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Schumacher wins in historic US GP return for F1

By Kristian Steenstrup - Motorsport.com Despite difficult track conditions and a late race spin Michael Schumacher stamped his authority on the US GP and renewed his chances for the Word Championship with a dominate display at the SAP US GP in...

Sat 23 Sep 2000
US GP Post-qualifying press conference transcript
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US GP Post-qualifying press conference transcript

POLE POSITION PRESS CONFERENCE SAP UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, Sept. 23, 2000 Michael Schumacher, David Coulthard, Mika Hakkinen Q: Michael quite a reception you're getting out there. MS: Yeah, yeah, truly amazing first time being here. We saw...

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 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 ...

Sun 27 Aug 2000
Belgian GP Sunday warmup
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Belgian GP Sunday warmup

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Mika Hakkinen FIN McLaren-Mercedes 2:03.392 2. Michael Schumacher ...

Wed 03 May 2000
David Coulthard Unhurt in Plane Crash; Will Race in Spain
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David Coulthard Unhurt in Plane Crash; Will Race in Spain

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, May 2, 2000 - West McLaren-Mercedes driver David Coulthard is expected to race in this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix despite being involved in a crash of a private aircraft May 2. Coulthard, his fiancee, American...