Making the headlines - 2001-03-14

By Erica Southey - Motorsport.com Spotsman of the Year Award - Michael Schumacher nominated - Triple World Champion Michael Schumacher has been nominated for the Laureus World Sportsman of the year award. The winner will be announced on 22nd...

By Erica Southey - Motorsport.com

Spotsman of the Year Award - Michael Schumacher nominated - Triple World Champion Michael Schumacher has been nominated for the Laureus World Sportsman of the year award. The winner will be announced on 22nd May 2001 in Monaco. Other sporting greats vying for the title is: golfer Tiger Woods, swimming champions Pieter van den Hoogenband and Ian Thorpe and rowing champion Steve Redgrave.

Formula 1 and V6 engines?- The FIA is will be closely monitoring cornering speeds at the Malaysian GP this weekend, especially after the lap breaking record at Australia. They are looking at alternatives to slow the Formula 1 cars down. A suggestion to bring in V6 engines is doing the rounds. It may slow the cars down, but according to Eddie Irvine: 'I don't think that would hurt Formula One'.

Honda Engines to be challenged at Malaysia - Honda is expecting a tough challenge at the Malaysian GP. The combination of heat and humidity poses a difficult task when manufacturing the engines for Sepang.

Over £100,000 pounds for family of Australian Marshal - The family of deceased Australian marshal, Graham Beveridge gets over £100,000 from F1 obtained through drivers and teams auctioning off memorabilia. The family will also get £30,000 from the FIA as compensation.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Eddie Irvine , Michael Schumacher