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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 ...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
US GP: Mika Hakkinen preview
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US GP: Mika Hakkinen preview

MONTVALE, N.J. (Sept. 13, 2000) -- Mika Hakkinen is a man with a plan. The goal: a third consecutive Formula One Drivers' Championship. Backed by the high-tech powerhouse of the West McLaren Mercedes team, Hakkinen became the first...

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...

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 Friday McLaren notes
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Japanese GP Friday McLaren notes

The West McLaren Mercedes team went through a set programme during today's Free Practice sessions for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. Mika Hakkinen posted the second fastest lap with 1:38.339 while David was fourth quickest with 1:39.010. Mika and...

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 ...

Thu 28 Sep 2000
Gabriele Rumi sells out at Minardi
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Gabriele Rumi sells out at Minardi

Gabriele Rumi, the chariman, CEO and majority shareholder of Minardi Team, has sold his 70% holdings in the Formula One team to Pan American Sports Network International (PSN), a Latin American cable and satellite company. PSN, which is based in...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
US GP entry list
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US GP entry list

SAP UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX ENTRY LIST <pre> WEST McLAREN MERCEDES No. Driver Nationality Chassis/Engine 1 Mika Hakkinen Finland McLaren MP4-15 Mercedes 2 David Coulthard Great...

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 Williams notes
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Malaysian GP Saturday Williams notes

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...

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...

Fri 22 Sep 2000
US GP BAR adds sponsors

US GP BAR adds sponsors

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, September 21, 2000 - On the eve of the first United States Grand Prix in nine years, British American Racing Honda today announced the signing of two new commercial partners, Bee-Trade.com and ART Advanced Research ...

Tue 05 Sep 2000
Italian GP Sauber preview
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Italian GP Sauber preview

Pedro Diniz: Monza is another fast circuit which I really enjoy, and because its low downforce nature will suit the C19. I am looking forward to a strong qualifying and race performance. Mika Salo: I've had a lot of good races at Monza, and I...

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...

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

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Jenson Button GB Benetton-Renault 1:21.54 2. Eddie Irvine ...

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...

Sun 22 Oct 2000
Malaysian GP decides Constructor's championship
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Malaysian GP decides Constructor's championship

SEPANG, Malaysia, Oct. 22, 2000-Michael Schumacher rounded off his championship-winning season with his ninth victory of the year after a close-fought battle with David Coulthard in the season finale Malaysian Grand Prix. ...

Sat 21 Oct 2000
Malaysian GP Friday combined practice
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Malaysian GP Friday combined practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Mika Hakkinen FIN McLaren-Mercedes 1:40.262 2. Michael Schumacher ...

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

Eddie Irvine: For a while it looked as though Eddie Irvine might repeat his usual Suzuka magic and get a helping of points, but in the end, it didn't happen. A great start put Eddie fifth, but after a delay at his first pitstop he was passed by ...

Mon 27 Mar 2000
Brazilian GP winners'' press conference
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Brazilian GP winners'' press conference

POST RACE PRESS CONFERENCE – SUNDAY 26 MARCH 2000 1. MICHAEL SCHUMACHER (FERRARI), 1hr 31:35.271s; 2. DAVID COULTHARD (MCLAREN-MERCEDES), 4.302 seconds behind; 3. GIANCARLO FISICHELLA (BENETTON-PLAYLIFE), 39.898s behind Q.

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

Michael Schumacher: "We have had a good Friday here in Sepang. As expected, the car was handling quite well. It is very close between McLaren and us as we knew it would be. I think we will see an interesting weekend, where both parties will fight...

Fri 22 Sep 2000
US GP Five drivers visit Children's hospital
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US GP Five drivers visit Children's hospital

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000 - Five Formula One drivers spent time Thursday signing autographs and posing for pictures with young patients at Riley's Children Hospital in Indianapolis. Two-time World Champion Michael Schumacher of ...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
US GP David Coulthard preview
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US GP David Coulthard preview

MONTVALE, N.J. (Sept. 13, 2000) -- Until this year, if you had looked in the dictionary under "team player," you might have found a photograph of racing driver David Coulthard. Teammate to two-time defending Formula One Drivers' Champion Mika...

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 ...

Thu 14 Dec 2000
Valencia testing 2000-12-13
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Valencia testing 2000-12-13

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. David Coulthard GB McLaren-Mercedes 1:14.73 2. Alexander Wurz ...

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

Alexander Wurz: "We expected to be in the top ten and we didn't manage it so maybe we were doing something different to the other teams in the practice this morning. I am happy with my performance although I struggled on top speed and seemed to...

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...

Wed 20 Sep 2000
US GP Jaguar preview
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US GP Jaguar preview

After a nine-year wait, Formula One makes its much-anticipated return to the United States with the inaugural race at the new Indianapolis circuit this weekend. As the second most experienced driver on the grid, Johnny Herbert has raced in two ...

Fri 08 Sep 2000
Italian GP Friday combined practice
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Italian GP Friday combined practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Rubens Barrichello BR Ferrari 1:25.057 2. Michael Schumacher ...

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...

Tue 25 Jan 2000
Jaguar Ready to Roar After Launch
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Jaguar Ready to Roar After Launch

JAGUAR EAGER TO ROAR AFTER EMOTIONAL UNVEILING Jackie Stewart steps down as team chairman INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000 -- Jaguar is set to bring emotional engineering and "racing green" into Formula One this season. "Jaguar is a...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
SBRS: Montoya pleased with early F1 effort
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SBRS: Montoya pleased with early F1 effort

1994 Barber Pro Series racer Juan Montoya emerged from early tests in Spain and declared his first few outings with BMW WilliamsF1 largely a success. The Colombian-born pilot evaluated his session from the perspective of a student who has...

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...

Thu 14 Dec 2000
Barcelona testing 2000-12-13
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Barcelona testing 2000-12-13

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Ralf Schumacher D Williams-BMW 1:20.457 2. Giancarlo Fisichella ...

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...

Wed 11 Oct 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Handford to leave Lola
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Handford to leave Lola

It is announced today (Tuesday) that aerodynamicist Mark Handford is to leave leading British racecar manufacturer Lola Cars International to take up a new position within Formula One with the Jaguar Racing Grand Prix team. During the last 12 ...