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Wed 08 May 1996
Balestre comments on Senna vs Prost

Balestre comments on Senna vs Prost

Hi all. Newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reports French newspaper L'Equipe interviewing Jean Marie Balestre. Balestre is retiring now and were in international autosports since 40 years ago and was president of FISA, FIA and FFA. On '89 ...

All-time top F1 designers

All-time top F1 designers

All-time top F1 designers by Constructors Title 7 Patrick Head (80, *81, *86, *87, *92, *93, *94) 7 Colin Chapman (*58, 63, *65, *68, *70, *72, *73) 5 Mauro Forghieri (64, *75, *76, *77, 79) 4 Maurice Philippe (*68, *70, *72, *73) 3 Franco...

Lane-Nott leaves FIA

Lane-Nott leaves FIA

This year's permanent F1-racedirector Roger Lane-Nott has left the Federation Internationele de l'Automobile. The former submarine commander is said to have had differences with members of the scene. [Source: MOTORSPORT aktuell ...

Marlboro to end McLaren sponsorship

Marlboro to end McLaren sponsorship

The international tobacco giant Philip Morris Ltd. announced today that it will be terminating the Marlboro sponsorship of Team McLaren at the end of the 1996 season. The Marlboro McLarens seven Constructors' Championships between 1974...

Norman Legault purchases Canadian GP rights

Norman Legault purchases Canadian GP rights

MONTREAL, May 22, 1996 - Normand Legault, race director of the Canadian Grand Prix, announced today he will purchase rights to promote the Formula One race beginning next year. Legault said he had an agreement in principle with ...

Benetton unveil the B196

Benetton unveil the B196

Champions Benetton return to their roots By Timothy Collings in Taormina, Sicily BENETTON took over the ancient Sicilian town of Taormina yesterday to launch their Renault-powered assault on this year's Formula One world championship. For...

Fisichella replaces Inoue at Minardi

Fisichella replaces Inoue at Minardi

Giancarlo Fisichella will replace Taki Inoue for Scuderia Minardi at this Sunday's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. Inoue (JP) has had sponsorship problems recently. Fisichella (IT) has tested for both Minardi and Ferrari in the past. In...

Prix d'Orange and Prix de Citron awards announced

Prix d'Orange and Prix de Citron awards announced

The votes have been cast and counted. A total of 170 people voted, and the collected votes are shown below. A total point score showing the balance of "pro" and "anti" each section are also shown for interest. The Prix d'Orange and Prix de ...

Australian GP Friday combined practice

Australian GP Friday combined practice

March 8, 1996 - Combined best times in the Friday practice for the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on Sunday: Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To ...

Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 1/2

Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 1/2

Archive-name: sports/formula-one-faq/part1 Posting-Frequency: monthly Last-modified: May 15, 1996 You obviously already have a copy of this FAQ but if you don't have the most up to date version you can get it ...

Jordan 196 unveiled

Jordan 196 unveiled

January 18, 1996 - Jordan Grand Prix won the race to unveil the first new 1996 Grand Prix car today when the Jordan-Peugeot 196 made its public appearance at Estoril. Team owner Eddie Jordan was on hand to watch as drivers ...

Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 2/2

Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 2/2

Archive-name: sports/formula-one-faq/part2 Posting-Frequency: monthly Last-modified: May 15, 1996 You obviously already have a copy of this FAQ but if you don't have the most up to date version you can get it from: 3.18 Andrea Montermini ...

Australian GP qualifying report

Australian GP qualifying report

Montermini was out first, and set the early "pace" of 1m43. Rather slow. Rosset & Katayama joined in the fun to top the time sheets. Then Schumacher came and spoiled the fun, setting a 1m33.288. From Pole to DNQ in 5 minutes..... Hill joined...

Jordan and Subaru trade drivers

Jordan and Subaru trade drivers

WORLD RALLY CHAMPION MAKES HIS FORMULA ONE DEBUT Colin McRae swaps seats for a day with B&H Jordan Fl star Martin Brundle. World Rally Champion Colin McRae has been given a birthday present which money couldn't buy. The Scotsman ...

Standings after Belgian GP

Standings after Belgian GP

Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Nat Constructor Points ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 81 2. Jacques ...

1997 calendar announced

1997 calendar announced

PARIS, December 6, 1996 - A 17-race 1997 Formula One world championship which includes the Austrian Grand Prix for the first time since 1987 was approved by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) on Friday. Estoril will...

Jordan announces Mansell test

Jordan announces Mansell test

Benson and Hedges Jordan-Peugeot Press release Nigel Mansell and Eddie Jordan met today at Jordan Grand Prix's headquarters. After a lengthy discussion Nigel, winner of 31 Grands Prix,...

Australian GP Saturday practice

Australian GP Saturday practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Jacques Villeneuve CDN Williams-Renault 1:31.206 2. Damon Hill ...

Jordan to be sponsored by Benson and Hedges

Jordan to be sponsored by Benson and Hedges

NEW TITLE SPONSOR FOR JORDAN The Total Jordan-Peugeot Formula One team is to be sponsored by Benson and Hedges. The sponsorship begins with the first race of the 1996 season in Melbourne on Sunday March 10th.

Formula One FAQ (modified 96-10-15) Part 1 of 2

Formula One FAQ (modified 96-10-15) Part 1 of 2

You obviously already have a copy of this FAQ but if you don't have the most up to date version you can get it from: http://www.ultranet.com/~mitchmcc/ It is also posted on or about the 15th of each month ...

Italian GP Jordan preview

Italian GP Jordan preview

BENSON AND HEDGES TOTAL JORDAN-PEUGEOT GP PREVIEW ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ROUND 12 - ITALIAN GP: Monza ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Michael Schumacher's Belgian GP...

Formula One FAQ (modified 10/15/96) Part 1/2

Formula One FAQ (modified 10/15/96) Part 1/2

You obviously already have a copy of this FAQ but if you don't have the most up to date version you can get it from: http://www.ultranet.com/~mitchmcc/ It is also posted on or about the 15th of each month ...

Hungarian GP Jordan preview

Hungarian GP Jordan preview

Rubens Barrichello has scored World Championship points at each of the last two events and will be looking for a third successive points-finish for Benson and Hedges Total Jordan Peugeot at the next race on the calendar, the Hungarian Grand ...

Ralf Schumacher signs with Jordan-Peugeot

Ralf Schumacher signs with Jordan-Peugeot

SCHUMACHER TO DRIVE FOR B&H JORDAN ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ September 20, 1996 - Ralf Schumacher is to drive for Benson and Hedges Total Jordan-Peugeot. The 21-year old German, younger ...