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Sun 10 Dec 2006
Wurz remains fastest on Chinese GP FridayHeadline
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Wurz remains fastest on Chinese GP Friday

There was no change at the top of the time sheet after Friday's second practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, with Alex Wurz still at the top. The Williams third driver set a best of 1:35.539, less than half a tenth up on his fastest in the morning.

Wed 25 Oct 2006
Spanish corporate partner for McLaren
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Spanish corporate partner for McLaren

MUTUA MADRILEÑA JOINS TEAM McLAREN MERCEDES PARTNER PORTFOLIO Woking, Great Britain, Wednesday 25th October 2006: Team McLaren Mercedes and Spanish insurance group Mutua Madrileña are pleased to confirm a long-term partnership. Mutua...

Sun 09 Jul 2006
Ganassi signs Montoya for 2007
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Ganassi signs Montoya for 2007

Montoya to Join Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and Drive No. 42 Texaco/Havoline Dodge CONCORD, N.C. (July 9, 2006) --- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced Formula 1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya has signed...

Tue 04 Jul 2006
Schumacher wins US GP in Ferrari one-twoHeadline
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Schumacher wins US GP in Ferrari one-two

Ferrari was victorious in the US Grand Prix with Michael Schumacher leading the team's first one-two finish of the 2006 season. Schumacher claimed his 87th career win at Indianapolis and teammate Felipe Massa scored his best ever result with...

Fri 09 Jun 2006
Wurz sets the pace in British GP first practiceHeadline
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Wurz sets the pace in British GP first practice

Unsurprisingly it was the third drivers who made the running in the first practice session for the British Grand Prix, with the Williams of Alex Wurz setting the best time of 1:21.946. Honda's Anthony Davidson was just half a tenth behind in...

Sat 25 Feb 2006
Hill, Shelby to receive award

Hill, Shelby to receive award

Motor Racing Icons Phil Hill and Carroll Shelby to Receive Eagle One-Shav Glick Award Award To Be Presented At NASCAR Auto Club 500 FONTANA, Calif. (February 24, 2006) - Motor racing icons Phil Hill and Carroll Shelby will be in attendance at...

Fri 28 Jul 2006
Klien sets the pace in German GP last practiceHeadline
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Klien sets the pace in German GP last practice

Christian Klien was the man who set the pace in the final practice session for the German Grand Prix, the Red Bull clocking a best of 1:15.628 around Hockenheim on Saturday morning. He was just two hundredths quicker than the Honda of Jenson...

Wed 21 Jun 2006
SPEED announces US GP coverage
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SPEED announces US GP coverage

SPEED TO PROVIDE UNPRECEDENTED USGP COVERAGE & INTERACTIVITY FOR 2006 SPEED On Board Pass OFFERS WORLD DEBUT OF LIVE INTERACTIVE & ON DEMAND FORMULA ONE COVERAGE SPEED WILL ALSO HOST A PRE-RACE SPECIAL FEATURING RARE U.S. INTERVIEWS WITH...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
Schumacher satisfied with recent testHeadline
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Schumacher satisfied with recent test

Ferrari joined the other teams for testing at Valencia last week and Michael Schumacher said he was satisfied with the winter work so far. Schumacher spent three days at the Spanish track driving the new 248 F1 and his best time was third quickest...

Fri 27 Oct 2006
So long and farewellHeadline

So long and farewell

The 2006 Formula One season is finally over and by and large it was a good one. There were close fought battles for both titles and it was never certain which way it was going to go, there were some great races and some not-so-great controversies...

Wed 22 Mar 2006
CVC gains conditional approval for SLEC deal

CVC gains conditional approval for SLEC deal

Private equity firm CVC has been given approval by the European Commission to acquire F1's commercial holding company SLEC on the condition that CVC sells its Spanish subsidiary Dorna, the promoter of the MotoGP series. The condition is due to a...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Wurz kicks off Chinese GP weekendHeadline
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Wurz kicks off Chinese GP weekend

Williams third driver Alex Wurz kicked off the on-track proceedings for the Chinese Grand Prix weekend with the fastest time in the first Friday practice session. He set a best of 1:35.574 around the Shanghai circuit, less than two hundredths of a...

Fri 08 Dec 2006
Schumacher made honorary citizen of Maranello
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Schumacher made honorary citizen of Maranello

Since Tuesday evening, Maranello has a seven times Formula 1 champion amongst its citizens: Michael Schumacher has been awarded the honorary citizenship of the commune of Emilia-Romagna. The reason given was that with his extraordinary history at...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Spyker MF1 reveals new livery
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Spyker MF1 reveals new livery

Spyker MF1 Team reveals its new face Zeewolde, The Netherlands, 20 September 2006 - - Spyker MF1 Team will run a striking new livery on all of their M16 race cars for the remainder of the 2006 Formula 1 World Championship. The new livery and ...

Sun 06 Aug 2006
Raikkonen claims pole position for Hungarian GPHeadline
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Raikkonen claims pole position for Hungarian GP

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen took his second consecutive pole position in qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix with a best time of 1:19.599. The Finn was three tenths quicker than Ferrari's Felipe Massa, who will line up alongside, and Honda's...

Sat 15 Jul 2006
Kubica stays top on French GP FridayHeadline
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Kubica stays top on French GP Friday

BMW Sauber third driver Robert Kubica held the top spot in Friday's second practice session for the French Grand Prix, although was not quite as quick as he was in the morning. Hs afternoon's best time was 1:16.902, a tenth slower than his earlier...

Fri 27 Oct 2006
Todt appointed Ferrari CEO

Todt appointed Ferrari CEO

It was confirmed on October 25th that Jean Todt has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Ferrari S.p.A., after the board of directors met in Turin under President Luca di Montezemolo. Amedeo Felisa was also appointed as General ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Massa does the double with Turkish GP winHeadline
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Massa does the double with Turkish GP win

Felipe Massa did the double at the Turkish Grand Prix, following up his maiden pole position in qualifying with his maiden F1 victory. In a thriller of a race Massa drove flawlessly from pole to flag, while Ferrari teammate Michael Schumacher and...

Sun 01 Oct 2006
Schumacher leads in Chinese GP last practiceHeadline
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Schumacher leads in Chinese GP last practice

In damp conditions at the Shanghai circuit Michael Schumacher set the top time in the last practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix, the Ferrari man's best of 1:40.193 just under two tenths up on Renault's Fernando Alonso. Jenson Button's Honda...

Sun 22 Oct 2006
Massa takes home pole for Brazilian GPHeadline
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Massa takes home pole for Brazilian GP

The home crowds had something to cheer about in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix when Felipe Massa put his Ferrari on pole position at Interlagos. Massa clocked 1:10.680 for the front of the grid and McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen will line up ...

Sun 07 May 2006
European GP: McLaren Saturday qualifying notes
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European GP: McLaren Saturday qualifying notes

Team McLaren Mercedes driver Kimi Raikkonen will be starting tomorrow's European Grand Prix from fifth on the grid having set a time of 1:30.933. Juan Pablo Monyoya's time of 1:31.880 means that he will be starting from ninth place. The first ...

Fri 07 Apr 2006
McLaren and Honda fastest in testingHeadline
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McLaren and Honda fastest in testing

There was a little more activity at the Paul Ricard HTTT test on April 6th, with 10 drivers from five teams working at the circuit. McLaren tester Pedro de la Rosa was at the top of the time sheet with a best of 1:04.231 and fellow team test...

Sun 08 Oct 2006
Massa claims pole in Japanese GP qualifyingHeadline
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Massa claims pole in Japanese GP qualifying

Ferrari's Felipe Massa claimed pole position in qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix with a best time of 1:29.599 at the Suzuka circuit. Teammate Michael Schumacher, a tenth behind, will line up alongside in second and the Toyotas of Ralf ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Raikkonen snatches pole position for Italian GPHeadline
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Raikkonen snatches pole position for Italian GP

Kimi Raikkonen snatched pole position from Michael Schumacher in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix by just two thousandths of a second, turning the cheers of Ferrari's home fans to groans of dismay. The McLaren man clocked 1:21.484 around the...

Massa fastest on last day of Monza testHeadline
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Massa fastest on last day of Monza test

The third day of testing at Monza was another busy one with once again 20 drivers from all 11 teams at work. Felipe Massa was back at the top of the times with a best of 1:21.101 and Ferrari teammate Michael Schumacher was fourth fastest. Tyre...

Fri 21 Apr 2006
Schumacher fastest in San Marino GP first practiceHeadline
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Schumacher fastest in San Marino GP first practice

Michael Schumacher pleased Ferrari's home fans when he set the fastest time in the first practice session for the San Marino Grand Prix. At the very end of the hour Schumacher clocked 1:24.751 around the Imola circuit, nearly four tenths up on ...

Fri 06 Oct 2006
Heidfeld apologises to YamamotoHeadline
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Heidfeld apologises to Yamamoto

There were a few grumps and gripes after the Chinese Grand Prix but perhaps the most unusual was the normally mild-mannered Nick Heidfeld giving a rude ear-bashing to Sakon Yamamoto. The BMW Sauber driver claimed he had been blocked by a Super...

Tue 21 Mar 2006
Schumacher leads in Malaysian GP last practiceHeadline
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Schumacher leads in Malaysian GP last practice

Michael Schumacher was the man at the top of the time sheet in Saturday morning's last practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver clocked a best of 1:34.126 but the Renaults were looming menacingly behind him. Fernando...

Fri 21 Jul 2006
Honda takes over at JerezHeadline
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Honda takes over at Jerez

It was another busy day at Jerez testing on July 20th with 14 drivers from nine teams in action at the Spanish circuit. Honda took over the time sheet with a vengeance, racers Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button first and second respectively.

Sun 11 Jun 2006
Schumacher leads in British GP last practiceHeadline
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Schumacher leads in British GP last practice

Michael Schumacher's Ferrari was the pace setter in the last practice session for the British Grand Prix, the German clocking a best time of 1:20.919. BMW Sauber's Nick Heidfeld put in a good effort to take second, four and a half tenths off, and...

Wed 08 Nov 2006
Watkins to address engineering conference
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Watkins to address engineering conference

FIA's Watkins to Address SAE Motorsports Engineering Conference DEARBORN, Mich. (11/7/2006) -- Professor E. S. Watkins, President, FIA Institute for Motor Sport Safety, will deliver the opening keynote address at the SAE Motorsports Engineering...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
No distractions for SchumacherHeadline
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No distractions for Schumacher

Despite constant badgering from the media about Ferrari's impending announcement, Michael Schumacher has made it clear that his attention will firmly be on track at this weekend's Italian Grad Prix. Ferrari is due to reveal its 2007 driver line up...

Sun 30 Jul 2006
Raikkonen takes first pole of season at German GPHeadline
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Raikkonen takes first pole of season at German GP

Kimi Raikkonen finally claimed his first pole position of the season at the German Grand Prix, the McLaren man's best time a 1:14.070. The Finn was just under one and a half tenths faster than Ferrari's Michael Schumacher, who will line up along...

Sat 10 Jun 2006
Kubica fastest on British GP FridayHeadline
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Kubica fastest on British GP Friday

BMW Sauber third driver Robert Kubica finished Friday's free practices for the British Grand Prix as the fastest man of the day, his 1:21.082 over eight tenths quicker than Honda's Anthony Davidson in the morning. Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Alonso leads on Monaco GP Saturday morningHeadline
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Alonso leads on Monaco GP Saturday morning

Renault's Fernando Alonso was once again at the top of the times in Saturday morning's final practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix, a blinding 1:13.823 the best of the weekend so far. Michael Schumacher's Ferrari was two tenths off for second...

Tue 09 May 2006
Schumacher wins tactical European GPHeadline
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Schumacher wins tactical European GP

Ferrari won the game of tactics at the Nürburgring as Michael Schumacher took the lead from Renault's Fernando Alonso after the second pit stops and claimed his second consecutive win of the season. Alonso settled for second and Ferrari's Felipe...