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  Monaco Grand Prix Monte Carlo F1 Hotels & Monaco GP tickets - Grand Prix Tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula One race held annually in the Principality of Monaco.
The Monaco Grand Prix counted toward the European Championship from 1936 to 1939 (although the race was cancelled in 1938).
The Monaco Grand Prix was one of the inaugural races in the Formula One championship in 1950.
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This was true of the Le Mans circuit of the 1906 Grand Prix, as well as the Targa Florio (run on 93 miles of Sicilian roads), the German Kaiserpreis circuit (75 miles long), and the French circuit at Dieppe (a mere 48 miles), used for the 1907 Grand Prix.
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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 San Marino Grand Prix - WOI Encyclopedia Italia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Template:F1 race The San Marino Grand Prix is a Formula One championship race which has been run at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in the small town of Imola, near the Apennine mountains in Italy, since 1981.
It is called the San Marino Grand Prix because there is already an Italian Grand Prix, and the principality of San Marino is itself too small to host a grand prix.
In 1980, the Italian Grand Prix moved from the high-speed Monza circuit to Imola, as a direct result of 1978's startline pile-up, which claimed the life of the popular Swedish driver Ronnie Peterson.
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 CNN.com - Grand Am review - Mar. 21, 2001
Grand Am, which was a midsize rear-wheel-drive vehicle between 1973 and 1984, became a compact front-wheel-drive machine in 1985, though what was called a midsize vehicle in the `70s and early `80s would be called full-size today, and what was a compact in the mid- to late-`80s, is considered midsize today.
And speaking of AWD, the Grand Prix G8 concept car that was snuck into the Chicago Auto Show with no fanfare made folks stop in their tracks when they found the AWD sedan hidden in the display.
You aren't going to take a Grand Prix from the light, but you aren't going to suck the exhaust from a Ford Focus or Dodge Neon or Chevy Cavalier (which happens to be the only model that outsells Grand Am in the GM family), either.
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 Australian Grand Prix - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
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.
The last such race was held in 1984.
The race organisers and the government claimed that the economic benefits to the state outweighed the costs, and that the park's public amenities have been improved considerably by the works carried out for the race.
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 Formula One - WebArticles.com
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 grands prix, some of which have a history that predates the Formula One World Championship, are not always held on the same circuit every year.
The future of the United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is now in serious doubt after the 2005 race saw only six cars start the race, due to concerns about the safety of the Michelin tires which equipped the other fourteen cars.
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 Grand Prix Racing - the whole story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Grand Prix success for the operation did not come quickly, although they took some consolation when Tazio Nuvolari's victory in the Mille Miglia was the first in which the event had been completed at an average speed in excess of 100kph.
Thus Grand Prix racing began again in 1947 with the staging of the Swiss race at Bremgarten in June of that year.
The ACF opted for a sports car Grand Prix and the event was won by Charles Pozzi in a 12 cylinder Delahaye.
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Grand Prix This is a full grand prix weekend, from practice to qualifying to warm-up to the race itself.
Grand Prix Challenge This gameplay mode presents ten challenges; each challenge must be successfully completed (by having the most points at the end of the challenge) in order to unlock the next challenge.
World Feed: Because F1 races are televised (generally live) worldwide, FIA has implemented the World Feed system, in which the images of grand prix weekends are provided by the FIA- licensed F1 broadcaster for the country hosting each grand prix; all other F1 broadcasters must then use these images and sounds for their F1 coverage.
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 rpm.espn.com: Fisichella, Trulli fighting for attention
The last Italian to race a full season for Ferrari was Michele Alboreto who drove for the team from 1984 through '88.
Even though this weekend's Grand Prix is in the heart of Ferrari country, Fisichella is still looking forward to competing at Monza.
Trulli's last two Italian events have ended on the first lap, so he is hoping this year's race lasts a bit longer.
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 Grand Prix of the Year 2000
Mugello, home of the Italian Grand Prix, has achieved an enviable reputation over the last six years and is acknowledged as setting the standards others must achieve.
Set in the tranquillity of the rolling hills of Tuscany, less than 20 kilometres North of Florence, the 5.245km circuit boasts the finest of facilities and is a particular favourite of the majority of grand prix riders.
That is why, as Chairman of IRTA I would like to thank all the people involved with the Italian Grand Prix held at Mugello for their efforts in making us feel at home." Concluded Pons.
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 Riccardo Patrese - The Italian Hero   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Tazio Nuvolari joined the team in 1930 and during that year, Enzo Ferrari took over the running of the Grand Prix cars and in 1931 he increased his control on the project.
In 1938 Alfa tried to run the car projected by Enzo Ferrari, the Alfa Romeo 158 Alfetta, but had several problems: during the French Grand Prix Nuvolari's car had the fuel tank broken and he was badly hurted and said that wouldn't race for Alfa Romeo again.
During practices for the 1948 Swiss Grand Prix Varzi had a terrible crash and died.
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Formula One, abbreviated to F1 and also known as Grand Prix racing, is a form of formula racing and the highest class of single-seat open-wheel auto racing.
The number of Grands Prix held in a season has varied over the years.
The Bahrain Grand Prix along with other new races in China present new opportunities for the growth and evolution of the Formula One Grand prix franchise while also raising the bar for other Formula One racing venues around the world.
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 FORMULA ONE: Germany to lose Grand Prix?: Latest Motorsport news, results with radio player
After hosting two Grands Prix per season in Germany since 1995, the future looks bleak as the financial situation at Hockenheim, home of the German Formula 1 Grand Prix since 1977, appears to have run into trouble.
Accountants at the Grand Prix venue which once boasted dramatic long straights heading out into the forest, and which saw epic slipstreaming battles with low downforce spec cars, have felt the repercussions of the decline of enthusiasm for the event over the past few seasons.
The new Nurburgring first held the European Grand Prix in 1984 and in 1985 it held the German Grand Prix for the first time in ten years, but the circuit was never seen as challenging by drivers and the next season F1 returned to Hockenheim and would not return to the Nurburgring until 1995.
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 Senna Biography
In 1986, Senna won two more Grands Prix, in Spain (in one of the closest finishes in history, just beating Nigel Mansell) and Detroit, but Lotus were starting to fall behind in the technology race.
As the teams gathered for the San Marino Grand Prix, Ayrton was definately on the backfoot.
He suspected the Bennetton Schumacher was driving was not legal (this was proved correct later in the season when banned software covering traction and launch control was discovered by the FIA.) and he was shaken by the nasty crash Rubens Barrichello had in Friday qualifying.
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 BBC SPORT | FORMULA ONE | Goodbye to a gentleman
The Italian was a superstar in Formula One long after the era of gentleman drivers, but a gentleman he undoubtedly was.
Alboreto's achievements have secured him an indelible place in Grand Prix history, not least because of his involvement in a series of what now seem to be painfully poignant moments.
It was a desire that marked him out from many of the Grand Prix drivers of the last 20 years, but one for which he would ultimately pay the highest price.
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 Autodelta - a history
In 1979, Brabham-Alfa introduced a BT 48 fitted with a new engine with 12 cylinders in a 60° V. The only success was gained by Niki Lauda, who won at Imola in a race that was not valid for the world title.
The single-seater, known as the 177, competed only in this race and was followed by the 179 (from the Canadian Grand Prix 1979 to 1981) and the 182 (1982).
The single-seater turbo, known as the 183, was managed on the track by the Euroracing stable that achieved an outstanding second place in the German and South American Grand Prix with De Cesaris at the wheel.
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 rpm.espn.com: Montoya leads rookies at Indy
Tomas Enge and Alex Yoong made history in the Italian Grand Prix on Sept. 16 when they became the first Czech and Malaysian drivers, respectively, to compete in a Grand Prix.
The SAP United States Grand Prix will be only the second F1 race for these two rookies.
Enge, the test driver for Prost-Acer, was called in to replace Luciano Burti for the final three races of this season while Burti recovers from the concussion he suffered when he crashed in the Belgian Grand Prix.
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 BBC SPORT | MOTORSPORT | Alboreto dies in crash
Alboreto, 44, won five Grand Prix races in the 1980s and was a member of the Porsche team which won the 1997 Le Mans 24-hour race and the Audi team which finished third there last year.
Von Trips was killed in a crash at the Italian Grand Prix when on the threshold of winning the world title for Ferrari in 1961.
Alboreto switched to Ferrari and won the Belgian GP in 1984 and the Canadian and German races in 1985, when he finished second in the drivers' championship behind Alain Prost.
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 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Drivers > Pierluigi Martini
He failed to qualify a Toleman in the 1984 Italian Grand Prix, but In 1985 he began Formula 1 in earnest with the Motori Moderni V6-engined Minardi.
He switched to the BMW Dallara team in 1991 where he partnered J.J. Lehto, staying there to the end of 1992 and then spent most of the following three seasons driving for Minardi again.
He scored fifth places in the 1994 Spanish and French Grands Prix, but at the end of 1995 his Formula 1 career ground to a halt.
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 ESPN.com - Montoya not the only bizarre scratch
The Toleman team, for example, suspended Ayrton Senna from the 1984 Italian Grand Prix because it was incensed that he had signed to drive for McLaren in 1985 when the team thought he was still under contract to it.
David Coulthard fractured several ribs when the private jet he was on crashed while landing just a few days before the 2000 Spanish Grand Prix.
Alan Jones arrived at the 1981 Italian Grand Prix with a broken finger suffered in a fight with two guys in a road-rage incident.
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 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Races > 1984 Results > Italian GP
The fortnight between the Dutch and Italian GPs witnessed a meeting of the FIA Court of Appeal which confirmed the ban on the Tyrrell team and forbade it from taking part in the final races of the year.
Lauda was left to win with Alboreto second, Patrese third (albeit a lap down), Johansson fourth, Jo Gartner (Osella) fifth, although he ran out of fuel at the finish line, and Berger sixth after Cheever and Piercarlo Ghinzani (Alfa) ran out of fuel in the closing laps.
Italian GP, Monza, September 9, 1984, Round: 14, Race Number: 402
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 Funo!: Comments of Ayrton Senna @ 1984 Brazil GP
The 25th of March of 1984 is not only remembered for being the opening date of 35th Formula One World Championship, but also for being the beginning date of Ayrton Senna da Silva's F1 career.
Italian Elio de Angelis started from pole, driving a Lotus-Renault (Ayrton will sign up with Lotus Team since 1985).
Alain Prost (Ayrton's main rival few years after) won the Grand Prix and set the fastest race lap.
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 Renault F1 Team: news from the Formula 1 driver Giancarlo Fisichella, photos and videos.
Smooth, tenacious and accomplished, the Italian is respected throughout the paddock for his speed and competitiveness.
Italian F3 champion, 10 victories, 8 podiums and 11 pole positions.
Afterwards, the Italian battled against poor luck and unreliability, but nevertheless played a key role in securing the constructors’ championship for the team.
www.renaultf1.com /en/drivers/fisichella/index.php?news=tcm:3-43216   (423 words)

 United States Grand Prix
The last driver to earn his first Grand Prix victory was 2000 Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya, who won the 2001 Italian Grand Prix.
He won the 1959 United States Grand Prix at Sebring, Fla., when he was 22 years and 104 days old.
The problem started in the Australian Grand Prix when Villeneuve, who had a problem with his radio, pitted when it was actually Button’s turn to come in for fuel and tires.
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 Formula 1 career summary
Patrese had his first taste of a Grand Prix car at Paul Ricard shortly before Monaco and then impressed everyone with a fine 9th place finish.
A 10th place finish was impressive enough but at the next Grand Prix in South Africa Patrese and the team stunned the F1 establishment by leading for 36 laps.
Thus it was that Riccardo Patrese ended his Grand Prix career as teammate to Michael Schumacher.
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 MotoGP 2002 - Round 6 - Catalunya - Statistics
Alex Barros, who made his Grand Prix debut more than 16 years ago, is scheduled to make his 200th Grand Prix start at the Grand Prix of Catalunya.
After competing in the 80cc class at Grand Prix level during 1986 and 1987, he made just one GP start in 1988 at his home race in Brazil riding a 250cc machine.
The Catalan Grand Prix will be the 630th Grand Prix event that has been staged in the 53-year history of World Championship racing,therefore remarkably, Barros has appeared in 31.7%of all GP meetings.
www.mcnews.com.au /MotorcycleRacing2002/GrandPrix500/Round_6/Statistics.htm   (692 words)

 United States Grand Prix
In all, 80 Italian drivers have competed in at least one championship Grand Prix since 1950.
He drove for Minardi-Ford in eight Grand Prix races in 1996 with his best finish being an eighth in Canada.
USGP tickets: Tickets for the 2003 United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis are on sale, and the IMS ticket office encourages customers to place orders early to ensure the best possible opportunity to acquire good seats.
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