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Sat 11 Dec 2004
Jerez test times 2004-12-09
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Jerez test times 2004-12-09

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- ---- ---------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- 1. Kimi Raikkonen FIN McLaren-Mercedes 98 1:16.658 2. Jarno Trulli ...

Ferrari Jerez test notes 2004-12-09
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Ferrari Jerez test notes 2004-12-09

Third day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working today at Jerez de la Frontera. The Andalusian circuit today saw Rubens Barrichello make his return to track action, alongside Luca Badoer, as both men continued with the ...

Renault Jerez test notes 2004-12-09
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Renault Jerez test notes 2004-12-09

Franck completed over 150 laps during tyre testing today, while Giancarlo suffered mechanical problems. The Mild Seven Renault F1 Team experienced a mixed day in testing today at Jerez. While Franck Montagny completed significant mileage, ...

Williams Jerez test notes 2004-12-09
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Williams Jerez test notes 2004-12-09

Nick Heidfeld joined Mark Webber at the 'Jerez Circuit' as the BMW WilliamsF1 Team continued its final test of the 2004 season. Following yesterday's fog, which held up proceedings for a couple of hours, today's session got underway in bright ...

Raikkonen tops Jerez test times
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Raikkonen tops Jerez test times

Another busy day at Jerz saw 16 drivers on track and McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen took the top of the times at the start of his winter testing. The Finn returned to the cockpit for the first time since the Brazilian Grand Prix and clocked the best of...

New managing director at Mercedes-Ilmor
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New managing director at Mercedes-Ilmor

DaimlerChrysler AG announced today that Ola Kaellenius (35) is the new Managing Director of Mercedes-Ilmor. A DaimlerChrysler affiliate, Mercedes-Ilmor is responsible for the design, development and production of Mercedes-Benz Formula One engines.

British Grand Prix deal agreedHeadline
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British Grand Prix deal agreed

Finally, after months of uncertainty, it seems the future of the British Grand Prix has been secured. The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC), owners of the Silverstone circuit, and Bernie Ecclestone sealed the deal on December 9th, the day of the...

Sauber launches supercomputer
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Sauber launches supercomputer

Sauber Petronas has launched Supercomputer "ALBERT" Sauber Petronas is continuing its offensive in the field of aerodynamics: Only nine months after the launch of its ultra-modern wind tunnel, the Swiss team today presented a new supercomputer...

Renault Jerez test notes 2004-12-08
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Renault Jerez test notes 2004-12-08

A dry day in Jerez saw team drivers Giancarlo Fisichella and Franck Montagny conducting tyre development for Michelin. The Mild Seven Renault F1 Team today began the first day of its final pre-Christmas test, at Jerez de la Frontera in southern...

Reutemann tries Ferrari at Fiorano
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Reutemann tries Ferrari at Fiorano

There was a surprise test today at the Fiorano track. Getting behind the wheel of an F2004 was a driver who had not been seen in Formula 1 for quite some time: Carlos Reutemann. The Argentinian driver arrived in Maranello yesterday, renewing ...

Jerez test times 2004-12-08
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Jerez test times 2004-12-08

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- ---- ---------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- 1. Pedro de la Rosa E McLaren-Mercedes 111 1:16.841 2. Antonio Pizzonia ...

Ferrari Jerez test notes 2004-12-08
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Ferrari Jerez test notes 2004-12-08

Second day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working today at Jerez de la Frontera. Once again Badoer and Gene were in action at the Andalusia circuit, continuing with a development programme centred on Bridgestone tyres and ...

Williams Jerez test notes 2004-12-08
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Williams Jerez test notes 2004-12-08

At the 'Jerez Circuit', Mark Webber and Antonio Pizzonia began the BMW WilliamsF1 Team's final test of the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship. Despite a foggy start to the day, which meant there was no on-track action until 10:30hrs (local ...

De la Rosa fastest at JerezHeadline
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De la Rosa fastest at Jerez

It was a busy day at Jerez on Wednesday, despite the early morning fog that delayed testing for about an hour. Once the weather cleared there were 15 drivers from seven teams at work, and it was McLaren test driver Pedro de la Rosa who was fastest...

Red Bull confirms Coulthard test
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Red Bull confirms Coulthard test

RED BULL RACING CONFIRMS DAVID COULTHARD TO JOIN TEAM FOR TESTING IN JEREZ Red Bull Racing confirmed today that as part of the continued winter test programme, David Coulthard will join the team in Jerez (Spain) this week driving the 2004 car,...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Montoya tops first day of Jerez testHeadline
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Montoya tops first day of Jerez test

Testing resumed at Jerez de la Frontera in Spain on December 7th with six drivers from three teams on track, and better conditions than last week's test. Juan Pablo Montoya's McLaren set the fastest time of the day, 1:16.535, and team test driver...

Jerez test times 2004-12-07
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Jerez test times 2004-12-07

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- ---- ---------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- 1. Juan Pablo Montoya COL McLaren-Mercedes 74 1:16.535 2. Jarno Trulli ...

Ferrari Jerez test notes 2004-12-07
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Ferrari Jerez test notes 2004-12-07

First day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working today at Jerez de la Frontera. As last week, once again Badoer and Gene were in action at the Andalusia circuit, continuing with a development programme centred on ...

Awards for Honda and Button
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Awards for Honda and Button

HONDA AND JENSON PICK UP TOP AWARDS IN LONDON Autosport Awards For Honda and Jenson Lucky Strike B.A.R Honda's status among the F1 elite was further emphasized at Sunday night's glittering Autosport Awards ceremony held at the Grosvenor House ...

Deadline set for Silverstone
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Deadline set for Silverstone

Bernie Ecclestone has given the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) 48 hours to agree a deal for the British Grand Prix to go ahead. Team bosses and Ecclestone met in London on December 6th for further discussions and despite the deadline, Bernie...

Ferrari presents testing proposal
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Ferrari presents testing proposal

Ferrari has put forward to Bernie Ecclestone its proposals for a reduction in testing for the 2005 season. This is meant as a first step towards a more comprehensive plan, which will be drawn up in the next few weeks, aimed at containing the...

Judge rules against Ecclestone

Judge rules against Ecclestone

The dispute between Bernie Ecclestone and the banks continued in court on December 6th, where the judge ruled that the banks, known collectively as Speed Investments, were correct in their "contentions". The banks, Bayerische Landesbank, JP Morgan...

Jordan Jerez test summary 2004-12-01/04
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Jordan Jerez test summary 2004-12-01/04

Jordan Grand Prix has begun its 2005 preparations with a four day test in Jerez, completing over 1500km of work from 1 to 4 December with chassis EJ14-01 with bodywork to the new 2005 aerodynamic regulations and a 2004 specification EJ14-04. The...

Bridgestone Motorsport Jerez test notes
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Bridgestone Motorsport Jerez test notes

Bridgestone Jerez Test Review Bridgestone Motorsport continues its scheduled winter test programme this week (7-10 December) at the circuit of Jerez de la Frontera. Bridgestone's teams Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro and Jordan Grand Prix spent four...

Renault interview with Kovalainen
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Renault interview with Kovalainen

RDD Driver Heikki Kovalainen won the Race of Champions last weekend at the Stade de France. Renault interviews the 'Champion of Champions'. Q: Heikki, you were the youngest driver competing in the ROC and also the least experienced. How did you...

Williams interview with Webber
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Williams interview with Webber

Mark Webber talks about his first test with the BMW WilliamsF1 Team and his goals for the future Q: Mark, you have completed your first test for the BMW WilliamsF1 Team. What are your initial impressions? Mark Webber. Photo by Jaguar...

Ferrari paints Paris red
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Ferrari paints Paris red

It was a Parisian weekend for Michael Schumacher and Ferrari. The Prancing Horse pulled up for the two day event, giving the fans a chance to come into close contact with their heroes. Quarter-final: Michael Schumacher. Photo by ...

Coulthard heading for Red Bull?Headline
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Coulthard heading for Red Bull?

From seemingly not being in the running for a race seat with Red Bull, David Coulthard now appears to be a serious contender. Christian Klien and Vitantonio Liuzzi have been testing for Red Bull so far this winter and Klien is a favourite to race...

Jerez test times 2004-12-04
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Jerez test times 2004-12-04

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- ---- ---------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- 1. Alex Wurz A McLaren-Mercedes 37 1:19.750 2. Pedro de la Rosa ...

Sun 05 Dec 2004
Ferrari Jerez test notes 2004-12-04
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Ferrari Jerez test notes 2004-12-04

Fourth and final day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, today working only at Jerez de la Frontera. Badoer and Gene were in action once again at the Andalusian circuit, continuing with the development of Bridgestone tyres and...

Toyota Jerez test summary 2004-12-01/04
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Toyota Jerez test summary 2004-12-01/04

Comments from the Toyota drivers after the team's four day test at Jerez Jarno Trulli: "I've carried out a lot less testing than I was expecting this week because of a problem with my eye. On the evening after our first day here my eye became...

McLaren heads last day of Jerez test
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McLaren heads last day of Jerez test

McLaren took the top of the times on the last day of testing at Jerez this week, where eight drivers from five teams were on track. The changeable weather conditions persisted, with a wet morning that cleared slightly in the afternoon. Alex Wurz...

Lloyd enjoys McLaren test
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Lloyd enjoys McLaren test

Alex Lloyd gets his first taste of Formula One with McLaren test Wednesday 1st December 2004 As part of his prize for winning the McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award last December, Alex finally got his first taste of Formula...

Jerez test times 2004-12-03
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Jerez test times 2004-12-03

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- ---- ---------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- 1. Jacques Villeneuve CDN Sauber-Petronas 81 1:28.347 2. Luca Badoer ...

BAR young drivers on track at Jerez
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BAR young drivers on track at Jerez

B*A*R Honda's Young Driver Programme reached its second stage this week as Alan van der Merwe, Adam Carroll and James Rossiter joined the team in Jerez. The trio had the opportunity to participate in the full experience of intensive testing with a...

Renault interview with Alonso
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Renault interview with Alonso

Renault driver Fernando Alonso as a go-kart mechanic? It's not as far-fetched as it might seem... Q: We have not heard from you since the end of the season: what have you been up to? Fernando Alonso. Photo by LAT ...