Category: Motorsport

RENAULT SURGES FOR 2nd IN THE CONSTRUCTORS’ STANDINGS

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Along with Spa, the Japanese circuit is one of the toughest of the year. The drivers cannot afford the slightest mistake… but can make a real difference.

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FERRARI JAPANESE GRAND PRIX PREVIEW

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 6 October 2004

Ferrari’s Rubens Barrichello is the man on form at the moment, having won the last two grands prix and he will no doubt be hoping to make it a hat-trick in Japan. Naturally, he will face stiff opposition from team-mate Michael Schumacher, while BAR-Honda, currently second in the Constructors’ classification will be chasing that elusive first victory on its engine supplier’s home turf.

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Ducati Marlboro Malaysian Grand Prix Preview

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Sepang hosts Round 14 this weekend before the championship battle goes to Phillip Island on October 17 and concluding at the Valencia Grand Prix in Spain on October 30, 2004.

The Ducati Marlboro Team makes a flying visit to the tropics this week for the Marlboro Malaysian Grand Prix, round 14 of this year’s 16-race MotoGP World Championship and the middle event of three back-to-back ‘flyaway’ races.

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Biaggi And Tamada Get Ready For Sepang

biaggi-and-tamada-get-ready-for-sepang This futuristic circuit was built in just 14 months at the cost of 75 million Euros and opened in 1999. It′s famous forit′s doubled sided grandstand with a unique roof that goes the length of the 920 metres start and finish straight.

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SAUBER PETRONAS OUT TO SECURE MORE POINTS

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Japan plays host to the penultimate round of the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship season next weekend and the BMW WilliamsF1 Team heads to Suzuka with hopes of securing valuable points to augment their position in the Constructors’ Championship.

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B.A.R ANNOUNCES TEAM PARTNERSHIP WITH EPSON

 5 October 2004

With the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship nearing its climax, Lucky Strike B·A·R Honda is pleased to announce that it has concluded a one-race team partnership for the Japanese Grand Prix with leading technology company EPSON.

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FORMULA 1 TESTING WEEKLY ROUND UP

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4 October 2004

Circuit: Jerez circuit – 4.428 km
Driver: Michael Schumacher
Car: F2004
Weather: air temperature 21/32 °C,
track temperature 24/48 °C; sunny

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Sete Gibernau Keeps World Title Hopes Alive

sete-gibernau-keeps-world-title-hopes-alive 3 October 2004The possible triple championship decider in Sepang is off; but the 2004 Marlboro Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix looks set to be an even more exciting affair with five-time world champion Valentino Rossi coming to Sepang with a vengeance.

“I see a very determined Rossi in Sepang after his disaster in Qatar. Everybody knows Rossi and everybody knows how he loves challenges,” says Ahmad Mustafa, the event director of the 2004 Marlboro Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

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SIC Optimistic To Stage Best Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix

SIC OPTIMISTIC TO STAGE BEST MALAYSIAN MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX

3 October 2004

WITH firm support from the motorcycling fraternity, Sepang International Circuit (SIC) – the promoter and organizer of the 2004 Marlboro Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix – is confident that it will deliver the best ever Malaysian GP in its 14-year history. Read more

Petter Solberg Wins For The First Time At Sardinia

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Petter Solberg and co-driver Phil Mills took victory on Rally Italia Sardinia today to claim their third consecutive WRC win. Leading the event from the outset, the pair were fastest on 13 of the rally’s 19 stages and finished 2 minutes 7.9 seconds ahead of second placed Sebastien Loeb.

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