F1 News

08/20/1999 - 00:00

Michael Schumacher returned to the cockpit of his Ferrari today, completing several exploratory laps of the Mugello circuit.

08/19/1999 - 00:00

Jean Alesi's expected move to the Prost team could be confirmed by the end of the week.

08/19/1999 - 00:00

McLaren boss Ron Dennis is denying claims that title sponsor West is about to quit the sport.

08/19/1999 - 00:00

Benetton driver Alex Wurz is "99 per cent" certain to stay with the Enstone team next season, despite stories saying that he is looking to leave.

08/19/1999 - 00:00

Heavy rain again disrupted the latest Silverstone test, leaving many drivers sitting in their garages.

08/19/1999 - 00:00

Ferrari team boss Jean Todt is rumoured to be quitting the Italian team at the end of the year.

08/18/1999 - 00:00

The Ford superteam will not feature either Schumacher brother next season, after an effort to tempt Ralf away from Williams was foiled by the driver's loyalty.

08/18/1999 - 00:00

Newly crowned F3000 champion Nick Heidfeld is expected to drive the Prost AP02 on day three of the current F3000 test, further confirming suspicions that he will race for the team next season.

08/18/1999 - 00:00

Eddie Jordan has called for guarantees to be put in place each time an existing F1 team is swallowed up by a major manufacturer.

08/18/1999 - 00:00

Jackie Stewart yesterday announced a deal with leading whisky manufacturer William Grant, which will see the company become an official supplier of Stewart Grand Prix.

08/18/1999 - 00:00

Changing weather conditions hampered the five teams present at Silverstone for pre-Spa testing but, in spite of this, McLaren's Mika Hakkinen still emerged quickest from day one.

08/18/1999 - 00:00

The next scheduled announcement regarding Michael Schumacher's return to the cockpit is expected tomorrow [Thursday], and will almost certainly confirm his comeback at Monza.

08/18/1999 - 00:00

News that the Prost team will continue to use Peugeot engines next season has quelled rumours that Mercedes may be considering a supply of customer units for the French team.

08/18/1999 - 00:00

Ferrari to keep Salo - and Barrichello.

Ferrari is said to be considering both Rubens Barrichello and Mika Salo for next season - as well as retaining the services of Michael Schumacher.

08/18/1999 - 00:00

Damon Hill has admitted that his difficult season is beginning to take its toll on him, but insists that he will remain with the Jordan team until the final race.

08/18/1999 - 00:00

Both Ralf Schumacher and Alex Zanardi are likely to be driving for Williams next season, despite rumours that the Italian would be replaced.

08/18/1999 - 00:00

Jarno Trulli is believed to have signed for Jordan, replacing the retiring Damon Hill at the Silverstone team.

08/17/1999 - 00:00

McLaren continues to rule out the possibility of team orders, despite Mika Hakkinen closing on the world championship lead.

08/17/1999 - 00:00

Alain Prost may yet come out of his relationship with Peugeot smelling of roses, after his team was linked to a supply of Mercedes engines.

08/17/1999 - 00:00

Jean Alesi has denied that he is to join the Prost team, and revealed that he may go to America instead.

08/17/1999 - 00:00

Eddie Irvine has hit out at McLaren rival David Coulthard, claiming the Scot's driving cost him second on the road - and a healthier championship lead.

08/17/1999 - 00:00

Michael Schumacher is reported to be stepping up his recovery programme to help Ferrari clinch the Constructors' title, after it endured a disappointing showing in Hungary.

08/17/1999 - 00:00

Rubens Barrichello was spotted in discussion with Ferrari top brass at the Hungarian Grand Prix last weekend, reinforcing the belief that he will shortly sign for the Italian team.

08/17/1999 - 00:00

Willi Weber, manager to both the Schumacher brothers, has said he has "no doubts" that McLaren will retain its drivers' championship crown after winning the Hungarian Grand Prix last weekend.