F1 News

08/24/1998 - 00:00

Alain Prost's desire to have a renowned designer to pen his 1999 chassis appears to have taken a blow, as Arrows have refused to release John Barnard before the end of the season.

08/24/1998 - 00:00

Stewart Grand Prix has decided not to take up its option on Jos Verstappen for 1999, leaving the Dutchman to follow Jan Magnussen out of the Milton Keynes team.

08/20/1998 - 00:00

Victory in Hungary, and the promise of Ferrari's first world champion since 1979, have ensured that thousands of fans flocked to Monza for the latest F1 test session.

08/20/1998 - 00:00

Formula One promotions guru Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that South Africa will return to the grand prix calendar, with a race scheduled for the 2001 season.

08/20/1998 - 00:00

Heinz-Harald Frentzen has left hospital to recuperate from the stomach problems which blighted his Hungarian Grand Prix.

08/19/1998 - 00:00

David Coulthard has admitted to being shocked at the manner of Michael Schumacher's Hungarian GP victory, but is confident that McLaren can fight back in Belgium.

08/19/1998 - 00:00

There is a new "silly season" emerging in Formula One, and its latest rumour sees Jordan designer Gary Anderson moving to Arrows for 1999.

08/19/1998 - 00:00

World championship leader Mika Hakkinen believes that the single point he scored in Hungary could be enough to secure his first title.

08/19/1998 - 00:00

Indianapolis Motor Speedway boss Tony George believes that he has taken a step closer to hosting an American F1 Grand Prix, perhaps as soon as the year 2000.

08/19/1998 - 00:00

Alain Prost is hoping that respected designer John Barnard can help his beleaguered outfit, and he is prepared to move the team to the UK if necessary.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

Mika Salo's name has been mentioned once again in connection with the second seat at British American Racing, as his Arrows boss Tom Walkinshaw seeks funds for a better engine.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

British drivers Damon Hill and Johnny Herbert found themselves before the race stewards for not slowing down for yellow flags in the pre-race warm-up.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

Damon Hill will drive a Ferrari before the year is out, but his supporters needn't worry that he will be becoming Michael Schumacher's sidekick.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

British American Racing is likely to give NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon his first run in an F1 car, but the American has admitted that his future continues to lie with stock cars.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

The mechanical problem which ruined Mika Hakkinen's chances of defending his world championship lead remains a mystery to his McLaren team.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

The Michelin tyre company has said that it will not enter F1 before the turn of the century and, when it does decide to come back, it will be to face both Goodyear and Bridgestone.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

Ferrari has hit back at stories in its native Italy which claim the team is planning to return to a V12 engine.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

Norbert Haug - the boss of Mercedes motorsport division - admitted that the McLaren team failed to do itself justice in Hungary, and that Michael Schumacher and Ferrari fully deserved their victory.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

Engine supplier Peugeot has reiterated its threat to withdraw from F1 should results not come its way, and may do so before its current contract with Prost expires.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

Although results in Hungary did not go in their favour, both the Benetton and Jordan teams saw enough promise in their revised packages to suggest that they could be forces in the coming races.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

The end-of-race track invasion which greeted Michael Schumacher's Hungarian GP victory could have landed the race organisers in hot water.

08/18/1998 - 00:00

Minardi is attempting to prise semi-works engines from Ford for 1999, in a deal which could see the small Italian team move up the grid.

08/17/1998 - 00:00


1. Michael Schumacher Germany Ferrari-Ferrari 1hr 45mins 55secs 108.789mph