Motorsport.com's Mark Gledhill's interview with Jonathan Palmer, manager of Justin Wilson and ex-Formula 1 driver
at the Minardi press conference on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 in London,
Mark Gledhill: In what way are you going to help...
British driver and former F3000 champion, Justin Wilson has finally reached
his goal today, December 17, 2002, when he signed with the KL Minardi team
for 2003. The newest Formula One driver, Wilson, took time at today's press
Justin Wilson was today announced as one of the race drivers for the
Minardi team for the 2003 season. The Heathrow Hilton, Suite 1, was the
venue for the British driver's rise to the highest level of motorsport
where, shortly after 11am, he was...
Justin Wilson's elevation to Formula One driver, having achieved so much
in the junior-formulae, may have taken longer than anticipated but the
24-year-old's long term belief in his abilities, coupled with the
determination of both his manager ...
Motorsport.com's Jeff Pappone caught up with Jacques Villeneuve's manager
and British American Racing founder Craig Pollock last weekend at the pair's
24-hour charity ski marathon at Mont-Tremblant, Quebec.
Here's what he had to ...
The KL Minardi team today announced that highly regarded British
driver, Justin Wilson, has signed to drive for the Faenza-based squad
in 2003. The 24-year-old, from Northampton, arrives in Formula One with
an impeccable racing record, having won...
Mika HÃ¤kkinen to Drive Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
WRC2 at the 2003 Arctic Lapland Rally
Mika HÃ¤kkinen will participate in the 2003 Arctic Lapland Rally
in northern Finland on 24 and 25 January driving a Mitsubishi Lancer
Evolution VII WRC2....
The Jaguar Racing team rounded off its testing programme for 2002 with a
weekend of differing fortunes in Jerez, Spain. After struggling to put
significant miles on the clock in the revised R3C package on Thursday
and Friday, Mark Webber traded ...
Ferrari's celebratory party weekend came to
an end on Sunday at the Prancing Horse's track of Fiaorano, where the Togni Circus put
up its Big Top. For once, it was not the Maranello race cars which were the
stars at Fiorano, but hippopotami, ...
Giancarlo Fisichella and Takuma Sato have been staying close to Jordan this
winter and at the weekend both drivers visited the team's HQ.
Fisi was at the factory on Friday to have a seat fitting and check out the
development of next season's...
Malaysia's Formula 1 driver, Alex
Yoong, is on the last day of his one week visit to China in conjunction
with the Minardi "Thunder in China" event. He made use of the day to
speak to a group of Chinese media about opportunities available...
At a press conference in Rio
today, Francisco Gros, President of Petrobras and Frank Williams, Team
Principal of the BMW WilliamsF1 Team, announced a two year extension in
their long term sponsorship and technical partnership.
Petrobras, the ...
Minardi will continue to operate from both Italy and the UK for the
foreseeable future confirmed team boss Paul Stoddart. The Australian
businessman had thought about relocating to the UK after he bought Minardi
just before the start of the 2001...
Williams' technical director Patrick Head thinks Geoff Willis, previously
the team's chief aerodynamicist, was not adventurous enough with this year's
FW24, which led to it being less competitive than hoped. Willis has now
moved to BAR to take ...
Around 900 Gestione Sportiva staff got together to celebrate another
successful year's work at the traditional Christmas lunch last weekend.
Held at Maranello in the new logistics centre, the lunch was attended not
only by the Gestione staff but...
Sauber has announced that it will continue testing in the
usual manner and not opt for using the Friday of a Grand Prix weekend as a
test day. Part of the Friday testing agreement included being limited to ten
test days a season and Sauber is not...
MONT-TREMBLANT, Que. -- Jacques Villeneuve fans should make the extra effort
to cheer their Grand Prix hero enthusiastically in 2003 because it could be
the last season they'll be able to watch the Canadian driver behind the
wheel of a Formula One...
Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro ended its 2002 track activity at the Mugello
circuit. On the final day of testing available this year, Luciano Burti
continued development work with Bridgestone tyres, which began a few days
Once again, work was ...
Kosuke Matsuura got his first taste of Formula One today when Lucky
Strike B.A.R Honda gave him a one-day test at the Circuito de Jerez in
The test was a reward for Kosuke's achievements as runner-up in this
year's German Formula 3 ...
KL Minardi this weekend became the first team in modern Grand Prix
history to run Formula One-type cars in mainland China, when a pair of
Minardi F1x2 chassis took part in the groundbreaking Thunder in China
event at the new Beijing Goldenport ...
Renault team boss Flavio Briatore has his sights set on progressing through
the next few years to winning the title in 2006. Renault was undoubtedly
improved this season from the poor Benetton of 2001 and the team finished
fourth in the ...
At a meeting of the World Motor Sport Council in Monaco this week it was
agreed for the FIA to send a letter to David Byrne, the EU Health
Commissioner, in regard to the proposal to bring forward the ban on tobacco
sponsorship. The ban was ...
Bridgestone performs impressively in 2002; takes two open-wheel
championships in demanding competitions.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2002) - After competing in 36
open-wheel racing events in 16 countries between March 3 and Nov. 17 this