F1 News

F1 Names Back Scheckter Opposition.
04/23/1999 - 00:00

Two team owners are among a host of names to have come in support of Jody Scheckter, as the South African opposes the planned British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) restructure.

Jerez Test - Day One: 22 April.
04/23/1999 - 00:00

Michael Schumacher led the way in the first major multi-team test since the Brazilian Grand Prix, edging out McLaren driver David Coulthard on day one in Spain. Only Arrows and Honda were missing from the test, the latter as a mark of respect to Harvey Postlethwaite.

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04/23/1999 - 00:00

Former Stewart designer Alan Jenkins could be on his way to Ferrari, if current stories are true.

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04/22/1999 - 00:00

Photographic evidence from the Brazilian Grand Prix appears to prove that Stephane Sarrazin's accident was caused by mechanical problems, and not driver failure.

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04/22/1999 - 00:00

The Sauber team will unveil its latest acquisition in the Imola paddock - a state-of-the-art motorhome featuring all manner of creature comforts.

Hats Off To Charitable Verstappen.
04/22/1999 - 00:00

Jos Verstappen has added his name to those helping the refugees of the Balkan conflict by auctioning off one of his crash helmets.

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04/22/1999 - 00:00

ITV Sport boss Andrew Chowns has said that coverage of F1 on terrestrial channels is safe from the threat of digital, pay-per-view, rivals, but needs greater access to pictures if it is to offer quality programmes.

Ferrari Aim To Breed, Not Buy.
04/22/1999 - 00:00

Ferrari has announced that it will introduce a new-spec version of its F1 engine at the Spanish Grand Prix, hitting back at suggestions that it ditch its own powerplants.

Hrd Denies End Of Honda Team.
04/21/1999 - 00:00

It would appear that reports of the Honda works team's demise may have been premature, as the group behind the plan stresses that it will be in F1 next season.

Jordan Backs Hill Resolve.
04/21/1999 - 00:00

Eddie Jordan has expressed faith in Damon Hill's ability to comeback from his poor start to the season, claiming that the driver is "not fazed" by two retirements in as many races.

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04/21/1999 - 00:00

The second Japanese giant to consider entering Formula One has begun poaching technical staff from teams already in the category

Supertec Evolution For Imola.
04/21/1999 - 00:00

Supertec is promising its three customer teams an improved engine for the San Marino Grand Prix, in response to complaints about the current units power deficit.

Salo Thinks Positive Before Bar Test.
04/20/1999 - 00:00

Mika Salo is looking forward to his run with the British American Racing team, and expects to go well at Imola if required to replace Ricardo Zonta.

Luca Returns.
04/20/1999 - 00:00

Luca Badoer will reclaim his seat at Minardi for the San Marino Grand Prix, having missed Brazil through injury.

Honda Works Team On The Skids?
04/20/1999 - 00:00

It appears that the proposed Honda F1 works effort will come to nought, with the Japanese company supplying engines to existing teams instead.

Jordan Has A Ball.
04/20/1999 - 00:00

Eddie Jordan - lifelong Coventry City fan - will feature in the new FA Premier League football Hall of Fame.

Test Schedule Continues.
04/20/1999 - 00:00

Just over a week after the Brazilian Grand Prix - and with a similar gap to round three of the world championship in San Marino - most of the F1 circus is back on the testing treadmill.

Zandvoort Misses F1 Approval.
04/20/1999 - 00:00

The Zandvoort circuit has had its application to host Formula One events turned down this week, but is expected to re-apply as soon as necessary modifications have been made.

Ferrari Reliability Proven In Marathon Test.
04/19/1999 - 00:00

Michael Schumacher showed his rivals that Ferrari will be a match for anyone this season, by completing a massive 134 lap run at Fiorano.

Indy Plans Race Date Swap.
04/17/1999 - 00:00

Uncertainty continues to surround the date for next season's USGP, as Indianapolis Motor Speedway bosses maintain their push for a race in September.

Salo On Standby For Zonta.
04/16/1999 - 00:00

As expected, Mika Salo will stand in for the injured Ricardo Zonta at Imola, but only if the Brazilian fails to get medical clearance to race.

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04/16/1999 - 00:00

Nicola Foulston has written to members of the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC), outlining her plans for both Silverstone circuit and the future of motorsport in Britain.

Scheckter Opposed Brdc Restructure.
04/16/1999 - 00:00

Jody Scheckter has openly criticised the BRDC's proposed restructuring plans, saying that they will be no good for the future of British motorsport.

Stewart Backs Bridgestone Over Bias Claims.
04/15/1999 - 00:00

Jackie Stewart has condemned accusations of bias believed to have been shown to Ferrari by tyre company Bridgestone.

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