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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...

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.

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...

Tue 26 Dec 2000
Jerez testing 2000-12-06
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Jerez testing 2000-12-06

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Rubens Barrichello BR Ferrari 1:34.60 2. Juan Montoya ...

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...

Thu 07 Sep 2000
Burti joins Irvine at Jaguar
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Burti joins Irvine at Jaguar

Jaguar Racing has signed 25-year-old Brazilian Luciano Burti to partner Eddie Irvine in the 2001 FIA Formula One World Championship season. Burti is elevated to race team duties after serving as the team's official test driver during the 2000...

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 ...

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 ...

Fri 29 Sep 2000
BMW Motorsport 2001 course set

BMW Motorsport 2001 course set

Munich. BMW sets the course for the 2001 motorsport programme: After this year's successful return in the Formula One World Championship, BMW again gives clear priority to the operations of the BMW WilliamsF1 Team in 2001. The participation in...

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 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 ...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
US GP: Historic Forumla One cars
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US GP: Historic Forumla One cars

Part of the on-track activities at Indianapolis next week will be a parade of historic Formula One cars, some of which will be reunited with their original drivers for this special occasion. But the cars have already been seen by many fans ...

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 16 Dec 2000
Prost GP confirmed on Michelin for 2001
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Prost GP confirmed on Michelin for 2001

Prost Grand Prix and Michelin have signed a three year agreement for the French racing team to use Michelin tires on its Formula One cars from the start of the 2001 season. The team started testing on Michelin immediately at the Barcelona (Spain)...

Sun 17 Sep 2000
Benson on the US GP
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Benson on the US GP

Formula One fan Johnny Benson won't be able to watch this Sunday's (Sept. 24) inaugural U.S. Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Benson, who next year will drive a Valvoline co-owned and sponsored Pontiac Grand Prix in the NASCAR...

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.

Mon 10 Jan 2000
BMW WilliamsF1 shows new colors
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BMW WilliamsF1 shows new colors

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 10, 2000-- BMW WilliamsF1 today unveiled the blue-and-white color scheme it will run during the 2000 Formula One season, which will include the inaugural United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis on Sept. 24. The car, a 1999...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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'...

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 ...

Fri 10 Mar 2000
Australian GP Friday Arrows notes
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Australian GP Friday Arrows notes

The Arrows Supertec A21 ran for the first time on the Melbourne track in its new 2000 livery. The cars finished 14th and 20th with Pedro de la Rosa setting a time of 1min 34.060 secs and Jos Verstappen 1min 34.708 secs. Neither driver...

Sat 23 Sep 2000
US GP West McLaren Mercedes post-qualifying press conference
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US GP West McLaren Mercedes post-qualifying press conference

The following are the comments of Ron Dennis, chairman of the TAG McLaren Group, following today's qualifying for the United States Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: "This morning we spent quite a bit of time exploring alternative...

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...

Sun 24 Sep 2000
US GP: Saturday Sauber notes
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US GP: Saturday Sauber notes

Pedro Diniz and Mika Salo qualified their RED BULL SAUBER PETRONAS C19s ninth and 14th respectively for tomorrow`s SAP US Grand Prix. Pedro Diniz I`m really happy. My car was great today. The team made a good effort and we came up with a strong...

US GP: Saturday Williams notes
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US GP: Saturday Williams notes

Jenson Button and Ralf Schumacher will start from 6th and 10th places respectively for the first running of the US Grand Prix in Indianapolis. Jenson Button "Obviously I would have liked to have been on the second row - as I was in the untimed...

Tue 25 Jul 2000
German GP Jaguar preview
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German GP Jaguar preview

It should be business as usual for Jaguar Racing at Hockenheim, as a fully fit Eddie Irvine will be back behind the wheel of his R1 after missing the Austrian Grand Prix. Test driver Luciano Burti did a solid job at the A1-Ring, but he'll have...

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...

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...

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 ...

Fri 22 Sep 2000
US GP Prost to get Ferrari power in 2001
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US GP Prost to get Ferrari power in 2001

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Sept. 22, 2000 -- The Prost team has reached an agreement to use Ferrari customer engines in 2001 and 2002, it was announced Friday at the SAP United States Grand Prix. The team has run Peugeot power since 1998, but Peugeot...

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 ...

Wed 20 Sep 2000
US GP McLaren preview
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US GP McLaren preview

Indianapolis, one of the most famous racing venues in the world, is to host the first US Grand Prix for nine years. The West McLaren Mercedes team looks forward to competing at the purpose-built Formula One circuit, which contains segments of the...