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Thu 19 Dec 2002
Jonathan Palmer, Wilson's manager, interview

Jonathan Palmer, Wilson's manager, interview

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, England. Mark Gledhill: In what way are you going to help...

Interview with Justin Wilson

Interview with Justin Wilson

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 conference in...

Wilson to race for Minardi in 2003

Wilson to race for Minardi in 2003

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...

Wilson set for the challenge of Formula One

Wilson set for the challenge of Formula One

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 ...

Craig Pollock interview

Craig Pollock interview

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 ...

Minardi sign Wilson for 3-year deal

Minardi sign Wilson for 3-year deal

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...

H?kkinen to drive Arctic Lapland Rally

H?kkinen to drive Arctic Lapland Rally

Mika Häkkinen to Drive Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution WRC2 at the 2003 Arctic Lapland Rally Mika Häkkinen will participate in the 2003 Arctic Lapland Rally in northern Finland on 24 and 25 January driving a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII WRC2....

Jaguar completes 2002 testing

Jaguar completes 2002 testing

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 ends party weekend with circus

Ferrari ends party weekend with circus

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, ...

Sato & Fisichella visit Jordan HQ

Sato & Fisichella visit Jordan HQ

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...

Yoong invites Chinese companies to team up

Yoong invites Chinese companies to team up

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...

Petrobras and Williams extend partnership

Petrobras and Williams extend partnership

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 to keep both bases

Minardi to keep both bases

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...

Willis didn't make big enough step says Head

Willis didn't make big enough step says Head

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 ...

Ferrari aim for fourth and fifth titles

Ferrari aim for fourth and fifth titles

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...

Friday testing to go ahead without Sauber

Friday testing to go ahead without Sauber

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...

Villeneuve to quit after 2003?

Villeneuve to quit after 2003?

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...

Ferrari Mugello test notes 2002-12-15

Ferrari Mugello test notes 2002-12-15

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 ago. Once again, work was ...

Jerez test times 2002-12-15

Jerez test times 2002-12-15

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- ---- ---------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- 1. Anthony Davidson GB BAR-Honda 78 1:21.000 2. Mark Webber ...

BAR test Matsuura at Jerez 2002-12-15

BAR test Matsuura at Jerez 2002-12-15

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 Spain. The test was a reward for Kosuke's achievements as runner-up in this year's German Formula 3 ...

Minardi makes history in China

Minardi makes history in China

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 ...

Mon 16 Dec 2002
Briatore progressing towards title

Briatore progressing towards title

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 ...

FIA disputes EU tobacco ruling

FIA disputes EU tobacco ruling

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 ...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bridgestone 2002 CART, F1 review

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bridgestone 2002 CART, F1 review

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 year,...