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From 1927 to 1934, the number of races considered to have Grand Prix status exploded, jumping from five events in 1927 to nine events in 1929 to eighteen in 1934 (the peak pre-World War II year).
The 1933 Monaco Grand Prix was the first time in the history of the sport that the grid was deciding by timed qualifying rather than the luck of a draw.
The Grand Prix of Argentina was noteworthy as Moss, driving a Cooper, used one less pitstop and had to conserve his tires in the later stages of the race, just crossing the line with the canvas showing.
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  Australian Grand Prix - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Australian Grand Prix is a Formula One race held at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit in Albert Park as part of the annual Formula One championship season.
Australian Grands Prix, not part of the World Championship but featuring F1 open-wheeler racing vehicles, were held at various circuits around Australia for many years.
The race was struck by tragedy in 2001, when a flying tyre from a crash between Ralf Schumacher and Jacques Villeneuve flew through a gap in the barrier fence and killed a volunteer track marshal.
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Hunt won the Spanish Grand Prix at Jarama in May but was disqualified when his car was found to be a fraction too wide.
Brazilian Piquet won and Finland's Rosberg finished second in Brazil but both were disqualified for having underweight cars.
But the Brazilian was disqualified for having been pushed by marshalls after the collision and having missed a chicane.
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 German Grand Prix@Everything2.com
Hockenheim hosted it's first German Grand Prix in 1970 as the Nurburgring underwent modifications, sadly this circuit will forever be known as the circuit where Jim Clark died in a Formula Two Race in 1968.
In 1977 the German Grand Prix was moved to it's current home Hockenheim, where Nika Lauda, having made a brave and quick recovery from his almost fatal accident the previous year, won.
In 1984, German f1 fans were treated to both the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim at the European Grand Prix at the Nuburgring.
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 The Story of the Grand Prix Pt9   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Brazilian Grand Prix was held for the first time and was won by native son Fittipaldi.
The Swedish Grand Prix proved to be the high-water mark for the six-wheeled Tyrrell when Jody Scheckter led his teammate, Depailler to the checkered flag.
While Lauda was recuperating Ulsterman John Watson scored a tremendous victory in the Austrian Grand Prix at the Osterreichring and fought a wheel-to-wheel duel with James Hunt at Zandvoort before succumbing to gearbox trouble.
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 Formula 1 - WOI Encyclopedia Italia
A number of Grand Prix racing organisations laid out rules for a World Championship before World War II, but due to the suspension of racing during the war, the World Drivers Championship was not formalised until 1947, and was first run in 1950.
The Bahrain Grand Prix, along with other new races in China and Turkey, present new opportunities for the growth and evolution of the Formula One Grand Prix franchise whilst new facilities also raise the bar for other Formula One racing venues around the world.
As of 2005, this expansion has resulted in the disappearance of only one race, the Austrian Grand Prix, which was last held in 2003; however, several teams have expressed their preference for a shorter calendarTemplate:Ref, and the future of such races as the British, French and San Marino Grands Prix has recently fallen into doubt.
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 2008 Formula 1 Tickets - F1 Grand Prix Tickets to all the Formula 1 races in the 2008 Formula One seasons
Inaugurated two weeks before its first Formula 1 Grand Prix, September 1991, the Catalunya circuit has proved to be one of the best-designed circuits of the recent era; it is well-liked by most drivers and so has retained the privilege of hosting the Spanish Grand Prix ever since.
Although the Grand Prix of São Paulo has taken place since 1936, the Interlagos circuit was not built until 1940, and only acquired international fame when it was redeveloped in the early 70´s, when it became the host circuit for the Brazilian Grand Prix from 1972 to 1980.
As the home of Formula One Grand Prix racing in the Middle East, Bahrain International Circuit is unrivalled in the quality of its facilities, range of activities on offer and the professionalism of its employees...
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 The Sports Section: The Race: Brazil 2000
Brazilian motor racing fans, in mourning since Ayrton Senna's death, are flocking back to the Formula One this weekend as Rubens Barrichello and his Ferrari fuel their passion again.
Local hero Brazilian Rubens Barrichello, who is hoping to win his maiden race and become the first Brazilian to win for Ferrari, was left gasping but counting his blessings after an unexpected high-speed excursion during the afternoon session.
Sunday's race will be the first time that Brazilian Formula One fans have been able to watch one of their compatriots at the wheel of a Ferrari, and last year Barrichello led the race at Interlagos for 23 laps in his Stewart.
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 Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Suzuka has been hosting the Japanese Grand Prix since 1987, and many of the drivers rate it, along with the Spa circuit in Belgium, as their favorite track because it is immensely challenging.
Five-time United States Grand Prix winner Schumacher may be retiring at the end of the season, but he has lost none of his speed.
The Brazilian Grand Prix on Oct. 22, and it is going to be a tense affair as both the Drivers and Constructors World Championships will be settled.
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 Japanese Grand Prix - Formula 1 - The Circuit
The first Formula 1 Grand Prix in Japan was held at the Fuji Speedway in 1976.
In the 19 Japanese Grands Prix (1976-1977; 1987-2003) 11 have seen the title decided (1976, 1987-1991, 1996, 1998-2000, and 2003), with 5 (1976, 1996, 1998-1999 and 2003) being Championship deciders.
The 2004 season sees the Brazilian Grand Prix becoming the last race of the season in place of the traditional Japanese Grand Prix which is now the penultimate race.
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 football-22.com - German Grand Prix   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The German Grand Prix, known as ‘der grosse Preis von Deutschland’, is the second race in the F1 World Championship race line-up to be held in Germany — the first one, earlier in the season, is the European Grand Prix, at the Nürburgring.
The German Grand Prix was moved to Hockenheim in 1977 and ironically enough, Lauda won that Grand Prix.
In 1927, the German Grand Prix was moved to the Nürburgring.
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 Monaco Grand Prix - Wikicars
The Monaco Grand Prix predates the organised World Championships; the Principality's first Grand Prix race was organised in 1929 by Antony Noghes, under the auspices of Prince Louis II through the "Automobile Club de Monaco" (A.C.M.).
The Monaco Grand Prix counted toward the European Championship from 1936 to 1939 (although the race was not held in 1938).
The Grand Prix of Monaco is held each year on the Circuit de Monaco, which consists of the city streets of Monte Carlo and La Condamine, which includes the famous harbour.
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 F1i.com, formula one drivers
At the 1967 Monaco Grand Prix Bandini crashed and suffered heavy injuries when he was trapped under his burning car; several days later he succumbed to his injuries.
However, the tyres provided for San Marino Grand Prix were more competitive, and the Bridgestone tyres supplied for the United States Grand Prix allowed the three Bridgestone teams to race, while the seven Michelin teams were forced to retire due to Michelin's advice that the tyres would not last the race distance.
At the Malaysian Grand Prix problems with the engine's piston rings meant that both drivers had to change their engines, Massa needing two changes (a ten-position penalty at the start of the race is enforced for an engine change prior to a legal engine change).
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 Mahmood’s Den » The History of Formula One
The Grand Prix started with the driver’s cup and in 1958 a constructor’s cup was established as a reward for the team accumulating the most points each season.
Brazilian driver Nelson Piquet, using a turbo charged car, kicked off the 1983 season with a massive victory in Brazil to continue the trend throughout the season.
The first Grand Prix win for Stewart in 1973 was at the South African Grand Prix and then followed by the Belgian Grand Prix the same year.
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 Jenson Button - WOI Encyclopedia Italia
He narrowly missed third place (and his first podium) at the Malaysian Grand Prix, being passed by Michael Schumacher in the last lap due to a suspension failure in his Renault, instead finishing the race fourth.
The Brazilian Grand Prix gave him another fourth place; he would finish seventh in that year's drivers championship.
He finished the first race (Australian Grand Prix) in sixth place after a brilliant qualifying session, and in Malaysia Button landed his first ever podium finish with a third place, which he reprised at the inaugural Bahrain Grand Prix.
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 F1 Grand Prix
They are among changes promised by Grand Prix officials, who are desperate to keep the race on the city's major events calendar.
This year's Japanese Grand Prix will be the first at Fuji since 1977, the circuit having also hosted the race in 1976, while Suzuka was home to the event every year between 1987 and 2006.
The process started with FOA suggesting to Fuji Speedway that hosting the F1 Japanese Grand Prix at Fuji Speedway in the east of Japan and Suzuka Circuit in the west of Japan every alternating year would be a good strategy not only welcomed by Japanese fans, but fans all over the world as well.
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 The Story of the Grand Prix Pt9
The Brazilian Grand Prix was held for the first time and was won by native son Fittipaldi.
The Swedish Grand Prix proved to be the high-water mark for the six-wheeled Tyrrell when Jody Scheckter led his teammate, Depailler to the checkered flag.
While Lauda was recuperating Ulsterman John Watson scored a tremendous victory in the Austrian Grand Prix at the Osterreichring and fought a wheel-to-wheel duel with James Hunt at Zandvoort before succumbing to gearbox trouble.
www.ddavid.com /formula1/story8.htm   (3618 words)

 pitpass - the latest, hottest F1 & A1GP news
The team took the lead for the first time this season at the Brazilian Grand Prix, where Juan Pablo Montoya and Kimi Raikkonen secured the 14th one-two finish for the Team McLaren Mercedes partnership and the 40th in McLaren's Formula One history.
After the first two Grands Prix, which took place at the Mount Fuji track, it took ten years until Formula One returned to Japan at the Suzuka circuit.
Since 1987, Suzuka has been the regular venue for the Japanese Grand Prix, which is being held for the 21st time this year.
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 F1   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It consists of a series of races, known as Grands Prix, held on purpose-built circuits or closed city streets, whose results determine two annual World Championships, The World Drivers Championship WDC and the World Constructors Championship WCC.
Europe is Formula One's traditional centre and remains its leading market; however, Grands Prix have been held all over the world, and with new races in Bahrain, China, Malaysia and Turkey, its scope is continually expanding.
The US Grand Prix has been offically scheduled to occur again at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 2, 2006.
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 Grand Prix Hall of Fame - Ronnie Peterson - Biography
The March team was run on a shoestring budget and it was not until he left for Lotus in 1973, that he won his first race at the French Grand Prix.
Fittipaldi soon left for McLaren and Ronnie Peterson continued with Lotus as the team leader for the next two years but the Lotus 72 was at the end of its useful life.
Grand Prix History is produced by The Motorsports Publishing Group, LLC
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 Auto-Racing @ MieNet: Grand Prix 2001 Special Details
Counting all their grand prix victories, and the single wins of Rubens Barrichello and the late Carlos Pace (Moco), Brazil totals 80 grand prix wins, standing second only to Great Britain in the all-time winners table.
It has come out in the Brazilian press that, for this coming Brazilian Grand Prix, the native musician João Parahyba has composed a special piece to be played at the podium cerimony.
The Spanish Grand Prix should allow an idea of how the different teams have been tackling the many different alternatives at hand so as to achieve an ideal setting for their cars and optimize their overall performance.
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 German Grand Prix Tickets : German Grand Prix Nascar Tickets at Cheappremiumtickets.com
In 1976, Niki Lauda suffered horrific burns at the Nurburgring and from that point on Hockenheim became the home of the German Grand Prix.
Since the debut of Michael Schumacher, the German Grand prix at Hockenheim has become one of the most atmospheric races of the season, the noise in the stadium section being quite deafening at times.
If you want to buy German Grand Prix tickets from the venue or organization box offices or their official distribution outlets, please inquire directly with the venues or organizations themselves.
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 football-22.com - Monaco Grand Prix   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The appearance of the Monaco Grand Prix on international calendars is the undeniable result of a determined sports policy of the Grand Prix's President Anthony Noghes.
As the length of each lap was increased, the Grand Prix was shortened to 78 laps.
Ten years later, for the 44th Grand Prix, the widening of the road at the beginning of the Quai des Etats Unis at the foot of the Boulevard Louis II descent, allowed the creation of a new zigzag which brought the length of a lap to 3,328
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I spoke to some of the Brazilian drivers in Japan and they said the weather there at this time of the year is quite similar to what they have in March, so it'll be something to look out for, as it could be quite tropical.
It is a great team, and I know everyone is pushing hard preparing for the Brazilian Grand Prix, where I will be doing all I can to fight for some all important final points.
“As we go to Brazil, the final Grand Prix of the 2004 season, and the last race for the team as Jaguar Racing, team morale is still high - everyone has the pride and motivation to complete the season with style in order that we finish well and impress our future owner.
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 Racing Roundup: Earnhardt rallies for Talladega win
Earnhardt Jr.'s win broke the record of three in a row on the 2.66-mile oval, set in 1975 and 1976 by Buddy Baker.
Brazilian Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen of Finland won on a rain-soaked track a race that was stopped because of multiple spinouts and crashes.
This was the second consecutive victory for Raikkonen, who won a month ago at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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 Tom Pryce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pryce qualified fourth in his second Grand Prix for the team in France, but a collision with James Hunt meant an early exit for Pryce.
A few years earlier Roger Williamson was killed during the 1973 Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort when Williamson got trapped inside his burning car and safety marshalls were extremely slow to cross the track while the race was in progress.
At the end of lap 21 of the Grand Prix at Kyalami, South Africa, on March 5, 1977, Pryce's teammate, Renzo Zorzi, retired his Shadow with a split fuel pipe which had caused a small, but harmless, fire.
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