Category: F1

THE PROVISIONAL FORMULA ONE CALENDAR RELEASED

13 October 2004

The FIA has released the provisional calendar for the 2005 season with 19 circuits to host a Grand Prix. Most circuits are confirmed and will hold the F1 race according to the date stipulated.

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LEE FINALLY RECEIVES TITLE WHILE IRUWAN AIMS FOR PODIUM

20120412030156309   13 October 2004

Chinese racing champion Marchy LEE Yin-Kin (HKG) will finally officially receive the 2004 Formula BMW Asia Driver Champion title this weekend in Korea, despite having won the title 3 races ago.

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Minardi F1 Auction Dates Announced

12 October 2004

Bache Treharne announced today the dates for Paul Stoddart’s Formula One Auction. The three-day sale is set for November 18, 19 and 20, and will include approximately 50 per cent of the Minardi Team Principal’s collection of F1 cars and memorabilia.

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MICHAEL REBOUNDS TO WIN THE JAPANESE GRAND PRIX

20120412024333199  10 October 2004

Michael Schumacher keeps on re-writing his own record books and breezed to his 83rd victory of his career. Just as critics had said he is taking it too easily, he rebounded with the fifteenth victory of the season for Ferrari, the thirteenth for Michael Schumacher, his sixth in the Japanese Grand Prix, from 212 grands prix starts, It is Ferrari’s 182nd win from 703 Grands Prix starts.

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JAPANESE GRAND PRIX POST RACE PRESS CONFERENCE

10 October 2004

1. Michael Schumacher, 2. Ralf Schumacher, 3. Jenson Button

Q: Michael, it looked like a copybook race today, from the pole, a difficult qualifying session earlier today and then start to finish.

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JAPANESE GRAND PRIX FREE PRACTICE

20120412022738342   8 October 2004

Weather forecasts predicted rain for the opening day of practice at Suzuka, and they weren’t wrong! Heavy rain arrived in Suzuka during Thursday night and did not stop throughout the day.

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JAPANESE GRAND PRIX QUALIFYING SESSION POSTPONED

8 October 2004

Due to extreme conditions at the Suzuka circuit, the teams have been advised to stay clear of the track for Saturday’s qualifying session.

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FORMULA BMW ASIA SET FOR SEASON GRAND FINALE IN KOREA

20120412023616153   8 October 2004

Asia’s most talented single seater youngsters are gearing up for the final two rounds of the 2004 Formula BMW Asia season at South Korea’s Taebaek Circuit next week and, although the championship title has already been clinched by Hong Kong’s Marchy Lee (Monarch Lubricants Red Bull Meritus), the runner-up honours are still up for grabs.

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ALONSO HITS THE 50th MARK IN GRAND PRIX STARTS

20120412020259598   7 october 2004

Fernando Alonso reaches a milestone this weekend, starting his fiftieth Grand Prix. Since his debut at the wheel of a Minardi in 2001, the young man from Oviedo has enjoyed a meteoric F1 rise, becoming the youngest ever F1 poleman, the youngest driver to set fastest lap and the youngest Grand Prix winner in history, after his dominant 2003 win in Hungary. To mark the event, Fernando answered questions about his career so far…

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JAPANESE GRAND PRIX THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

  7 October 2004

Takuma Sato, Jenson Button, Jarno Trulli, Mark Webber.

Q: Mark, we are coming to the penultimate race in a not very long and not very glorious career for the Jaguar team but it must be very difficult to keep the motivation going for these last two races. What’s the mood like in the camp?

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