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Fri 19 Jul 2002
Newey compares Raikkonen and Hakkinen

Newey compares Raikkonen and Hakkinen

McLaren technical director Adrian Newey has compared Kimi Raikkonen favourably with Mika Hakkinen, saying the similarities go further than having a common nationality. McLaren snapped up Raikkonen to replace Hakkinen after being impressed with his...

Thu 08 Aug 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Jim Crawford passed away Tuesday

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jim Crawford passed away Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002 -- Former Indianapolis 500 driver Jim Crawford, who team owner John Menard calls "the bravest man I ever knew," died Aug. 6 in Terre Verde, Fla. He was 54. Crawford, a native of Scotland, retired from racing...

Fri 08 Mar 2002
Jean Alesi McLaren test report

Jean Alesi McLaren test report

Former Formula One driver Jean Alesi conducted a three-day one-off test this week with West McLaren Mercedes. Based at the Le Castellet circuit in the South of France, Jean took the wheel of an MP4-16B, an updated version of the 2001 ...

Mon 21 Oct 2002
McNish describes Suzuka crash

McNish describes Suzuka crash

Allan McNish was left a little bruised and unable to take part in the Japanese Grand Prix after his high speed crash in qualifying. The now ex-Toyota driver was back behind the wheel for the Sunday morning warm-up but on medical advice he pulled...

Sat 09 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lotterer to drive for Coyne Racing in MexicoHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lotterer to drive for Coyne Racing in Mexico

Former Jaguar test driver Andre Lotterer is to join Dale Coyne Racing for the finale of the CART season in Mexico next week. The 20-year-old German will drive a Ford Cosworth/Lola in the race and Coyne is cautious but thinks Lotterer will do fine...

Thu 31 Oct 2002
Modifications permitted for HANS

Modifications permitted for HANS

Although the Head and Neck Support (HANS) system will be mandatory in Formula One from 2003, some drivers have expressed concerns about the device. At the F1 Commission meeting on October 28th, the decision was taken that HANS may be adapted if ...

Fri 31 May 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta happy with Formula One testHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Da Matta happy with Formula One test

CART driver Cristiano da Matta missed the Indianapolis 500 in favour of Formula One testing with Toyota on the 17th May and was more than happy to do so. Da Matta is one of three drivers from the American series to be testing with Toyota for...

Tue 17 Sep 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Castroneves Toyota test this weekHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Castroneves Toyota test this week

Helio Castroneves will get behind the wheel of an F1 car this week when he tests for Toyota at the Paul Ricard circuit in France. Regular Toyota tester Stephane Sarrazin will be joined by drivers Mika Salo and Allan McNish while Castroneves is due...

Mon 03 Jun 2002
Alonso happy with Jaguar test

Alonso happy with Jaguar test

Renault test driver Fernando Alonso was happy with his day at Silverstone driving for Jagaur and was third fastest, quicker than Jaguar driver Pedro de la Rosa. Alonso drove for Minardi last season but opted for a test role with Renault for 2002.

Thu 05 Dec 2002
McLaren and Computer Associates join forces

McLaren and Computer Associates join forces

West McLaren Mercedes and Computer Associates team up to challenge the competion -- partnership to provide cutting edge track-side technology Computer Associates and the West McLaren Mercedes Formula One team have expanded their technology ...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
Montoya receives special helmet from Sid Mosca

Montoya receives special helmet from Sid Mosca

When Juan Pablo Montoya was growing up, his idol was the late Formula One and World Champion driver Ayrton Senna. Sid Mosca, the famous designer of helmets for Brazilian drivers, heard this and when Montoya came to Sao Pablo, he gave him a...

Tue 01 Oct 2002
BMW head-up display press conference

BMW head-up display press conference

Participants: Ralf Schumacher, BMW.WilliamsF1 Team Dr. Mario Theissen, BMW Motorsport Juergen Bruegl, BMW Technology Office Richard Pelletier, DesignworksUSA Mike Presz, Kopin Corp. ROY OLIEMULLER, BMW of North America, LLC, Corporate ...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
Jordan presents EJ12 at Brussels airport

Jordan presents EJ12 at Brussels airport

Jordan Grand Prix presented the new 2002 challenger today, the EJ12, at the Brussels airport as the team prepared to fly to Australia for the opening race of the season on March 3rd. The car was unveiled with its new livery along with Eddie Jordan...

Jordan EJ12 launched in Brussels

Jordan EJ12 launched in Brussels

"A huge day" is how Eddie Jordan described today's launch of the DHL Jordan Honda team. It might not have been the best kept secret in F1 over the past ten days, but the launch itself certainly proved to be one of the most innovative presentation...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
ILP: Waldemar Coronas piloto campeonato Atlantic 2002

ILP: Waldemar Coronas piloto campeonato Atlantic 2002

Scuadra Fortia Pilotos: Eduardo Figueroa y Waldemar Coronas Campeonato Toyota Atlantic Se Confirma Waldemar Coronas Con Scuadra Fortia San Diego, Calif. (21 de diciembre, 2001) - Hoy, aquí, se confirmó que el argentino Waldemar Coronas será...

ILP: New Atlantic team - Scuadra Fortia

ILP: New Atlantic team - Scuadra Fortia

Mexico City, Mexico (December 5, 2001) - New Latin American Team Scuadra Fortia announced today that will participate in the 2002 CART Toyota Atlantic Championship Series with Mexican driver Eduardo Figueroa. "The CART Toyota Atlantic ...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
?45,000 crash for Pizzonia

?45,000 crash for Pizzonia

New Jaguar signing Antonio Pizzonia ended the team's three day test session at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona with a rather expensive crash. After being second quickest and then topping the times in the first two days, Pizzonia had engine...

Fri 01 Nov 2002
Stoddart to sell European Aviation

Stoddart to sell European Aviation

Minardi boss Paul Stoddart has revealed he is selling his European Aviation company as it can no longer continue without support. Stoddart founded the company in 1989 but the Australian said since the terrorist attacks on America in September last...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
Jorge signs agreement with Gorne

Jorge signs agreement with Gorne

Brazilian driver Jonatan Jorge (Pitbull Energy Drink/Montoya Racing) has formalized a representation agreement with former BAR Formula 1 team Co-Founder/Race Operations Director and former partner of Reynard - Rick Gorne - to his management...

Wed 08 May 2002
Willi Dungl, owner of Dungl Clinic died

Willi Dungl, owner of Dungl Clinic died

Lauda, McCoy's rehabilitation guru dies. The man who oversaw Niki Lauda's return to fitness after the horrific, fiery accident that almost claimed his life in 1976 has died. Willi Dungl, the famed Austrian rehabilitation guru, most recently ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED profile - Derek DalyHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED profile - Derek Daly

Over the next several months, SPEED Channel will profile members of its on- air team as well as key figures behind the scenes at the nation's fastest growing sports cable network. The fourth profile in this series highlights veteran racer Derek ...

Sat 12 Oct 2002
Big crash for McNish in Japanese GP qualifying

Big crash for McNish in Japanese GP qualifying

The qualifying session for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka was delayed for over an hour after a dramatic crash by Allan McNish. Thankfully the Toyota driver was intact but it was a very nasty moment. Heading into the 130R corner at high speed,...

Wed 06 Mar 2002
Beginners luck say Toyota

Beginners luck say Toyota

It may have been due to the lack of other cars on track after the first corner pile-up in the Melboune Grand Prix, but Toyota nevertheless scored their first point in their first race when Mika Salo came home sixth. The team were very conservative...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
KL Minardi Asiatech PS02 launched in Malaysia

KL Minardi Asiatech PS02 launched in Malaysia

History-Making Launch for KL Minardi Asiatech KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, February 22, 2002 - In the first Formula One team launch ever staged in Malaysia, KL Minardi Asiatech today officially unveiled its 2002 Formula One challenger during a ...