Fisichella believes penalty was too harsh

Fisichella believes penalty was too harsh

Giancarlo Fisichella began Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix with an unfortunate mistake. The Renault driver moved his car before the red lights turned off and was penalised by the Stewards for jumping the start. Fisichella admits he made a mistake, but the penalty was too harsh.
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  1. Monday 26 June 2006

  2. Fisichella believes penalty was too harsh 14:57

    Fisichella believes penalty was too harsh

    Giancarlo Fisichella began Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix with an unfortunate mistake. The Renault driver moved his car before the red lights turned off and...

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  3. Renault comes good in Canada 00:17

    Renault comes good in Canada

    Fernando Alonso took his sixth win of the 2006 season, and the fourteenth of his career, this afternoon with a controlled drive to victory at the Canadian...

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  4. McLaren salvages third in Canada 00:03

    McLaren salvages third in Canada

    McLaren Mercedes driver Kimi Raikkonen finished today's 70-laps Canadian Grand Prix in third position. Kimi was on a two-stop strategy - both stops taking...

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  5. Sunday 25 June 2006

  6. Ferrari fights to second and fifth 23:51

    Ferrari fights to second and fifth

    Ferraris Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa recovered from poor grid slots to finish second and fifth respectively.  "We leave Montreal with the same...

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  7. Three more points for Toyota 23:46

    Three more points for Toyota

    Toyota will leave Montreal with three points which Jarno Trulli salvaged after gradually going backwards during the Grand Prix despite starting fourth on...

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  8. Midland duo clash again 23:31

    Midland duo clash again

    A first-lap collision between Tiago Monteiro and Christijan Albers capped off a disappointing weekend for MF1 Racing at the Canadian Grand Prix. The...

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  9. Villeneuve misses out at home 23:20

    Villeneuve misses out at home

    With Nick Heidfeld finishing seventh in the Canadian Grand Prix, the BMW Sauber F1 Team collected two more championship points. Jacques Villeneuve in 8th...

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  10. Double trouble for Super Aguri 23:10

    Double trouble for Super Aguri

    It was a disappointing end to the Canadian Grand Prix weekend for the Super Aguri team. Franck Montagny suffered an engine failure on lap two whilst...

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  11. Pointless afternoon for Honda 23:07

    Pointless afternoon for Honda

    Honda's Jenson Button ended today's Canadian Grand Prix just outside the points after crossing the line in 9th position. It was a long and frustrating race...

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  12. Coulthard fights from back to make point 23:00

    Coulthard fights from back to make point

    David Coulthard fought from the back of the field after taking an engine penalty to finish the Canadian Grand Prix in eighth, claiming another point for Red...

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  13. Speed makes top ten for Toro Rosso 22:50

    Speed makes top ten for Toro Rosso

    Scuderia Toro Rosso drivers Scott Speed and Tonio Liuzzi finished the Canadian Grand Prix tenth and thirteenth respectively. "Another top ten for the...

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  14. More disappointment for Williams 22:31

    More disappointment for Williams

    There was more disappointment for Williams today in Canada as Nico Rosberg's promising start came to naught after he had contact with Montoya on the second...

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  15. Alonso takes first Canadian win 21:36

    Alonso takes first Canadian win

    Fernando Alonso kept his head cool in an otherwise rather frantic Canadian Grand Prix to lead from start to finish and take his sixth win of the season and...

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  16. Coulthard to start from back of grid 19:43

    Coulthard to start from back of grid

    David Coulthard will start from the back of the grid in today's Canadian Grand Prix after the Red Bull Racing team took the very late decision to replace...

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  17. 18:27

    Photos - Sunday at Montreal

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  18. Saturday 24 June 2006

  19. Ferrari struggles in qualifying 23:09

    Ferrari struggles in qualifying

    Ferrari struggled in qualifying with Michael Schumacher finishing fifth and Felipe Massa a lowly tenth. "A very difficult qualifying for us," summed up team...

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  20. 22:58

    Photos - Saturday at Montreal

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  21. Season-best qualifying for Toyota 22:31

    Season-best qualifying for Toyota

    Toyota is celebrating its best qualifying performance of 2006 after Jarno Trulli took 4th place on the grid for tomorrow's Canadian Grand Prix. Trulli...

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  22. Midland hopeful for Sunday 22:27

    Midland hopeful for Sunday

    Despite making substantial gains in pace between practice and qualifying, MF1 Racing came up a bit short in qualifying and was unable to repeat its feat of...

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  23. McLaren in good shape for race 22:07

    McLaren in good shape for race

    McLaren drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya will start tomorrow's Canadian Grand Prix from third and seventh positions respectively. Kimi set a...

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  24. Renault celebrates perfect qualifying 22:01

    Renault celebrates perfect qualifying

    Renault locked out the front row for the Canadian Grand Prix during qualifying today at Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, with Fernando Alonso on pole...

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  25. Both Hondas back in top ten 21:55

    Both Hondas back in top ten

    Honda's Jenson Button will start tomorrow's 70-lap Canadian Grand Prix from the 4th row of the grid after posting the 8th fastest time in this afternoon's...

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  26. BMW caught out in qualifying 21:45

    BMW caught out in qualifying

    After very promising practice sessions, the BMW Sauber F1 Team failed to make it into the top ten in qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix. In the...

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  27. Liuzzi leads Toro Rosso charge 21:40

    Liuzzi leads Toro Rosso charge

    Scuderia Toro Rosso's Tonio Liuzzi and Scott Speed qualified in fifteenth and eighteenth respectively for tomorrow's Canadian Grand Prix. "This was another...

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  28. Red Bulls expect tough race 21:34

    Red Bulls expect tough race

    Red Bull Racing's David Coulthard and Christian Klien qualified in sixteenth and twelfth positions respectively for tomorrow's Canadian Grand Prix.  "I had...

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  29. Alonso determined to convert perfect qualifying 21:24

    Alonso determined to convert perfect qualifying

    Fernando Alonso savoured a perfect start to his ambition of winning the Canadian Grand Prix for the first time after storming to pole position at the...

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  30. Raikkonen surprised to get third 21:15

    Raikkonen surprised to get third

    Kimi Raikkonen admitted to being surprised after he qualified third for tomorrow's Canadian Grand Prix. The Finn complained about the balance of his McLaren...

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  31. Fisichella sets sights on win 21:05

    Fisichella sets sights on win

    Giancarlo Fisichella has his sights set on winning the Canadian Grand Prix after qualifying in second position and coming to within 0.2s of team mate...

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  32. Alonso storms to Canadian pole 21:03

    Alonso storms to Canadian pole

    Fernando Alonso stormed to his fourteenth career pole and his fifth in a row with an unbeatable lap of 1m14.942s. A last minute dash from Giancarlo...

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  33. Renault leads BMW in final practice 18:11

    Renault leads BMW in final practice

    Renault led BMW in final practice for this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix. The Spaniard clocked a lap of 1m14.455s to finish 0.066s ahead of team mate...

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  34. Montreal weekend weather 15:36

    Montreal weekend weather

    The weather forecast for this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix is dry and sunny with very summery temperatures expected. Qualifying will be played out in...

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  35. Williams finds good pace in Canada 00:49

    Williams finds good pace in Canada

    WilliamsF1 drivers Alex Wurz, Mark Webber and Nico Rosberg finished third, seventh and twenty-first respectively at the end of free practice on...

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  36. Positive start for Honda 00:44

    Positive start for Honda

    The Honda Racing F1 Team's Canadian Grand Prix got off to a positive start in Montreal today. In this morning's session Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button...

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  37. Midland finds way in Montreal, despite shunt 00:40

    Midland finds way in Montreal, despite shunt

    Midland F1 drivers Tiago Monteiro, Christijan Albers and Giorgio Mondini finished 28th, 14th and 23rd respectively at the end of Friday's two practice...

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  38. Super Aguri happy with Friday 00:35

    Super Aguri happy with Friday

    Changeable weather and track conditions in Montréal today contributed to a difficult start to the 2006 Canadian Grand Prix weekend for the Super Aguri team....

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  39. Ferrari plays cards close to chest 00:30

    Ferrari plays cards close to chest

    Ferrari's Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa finished Friday practice in fifteenth and twenty-second respectively, but the team felt confident about its...

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  40. A positive start for McLaren 00:15

    A positive start for McLaren

    McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya finished today's second free practice session for the Canadian Grand Prix in fourth and 17th...

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  41. Toyota making progress 00:11

    Toyota making progress

    Panasonic Toyota Racing began its preparations for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix under cloudy skies in Montreal today. Formula 1 cars do not run on the...

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  42. BMW shows strong performance 00:09

    BMW shows strong performance

    The BMW Sauber F1 Team had a very strong start to its weekend in Montreal. Robert Kubica was fastest in both of Friday's free practice sessions for the...

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  43. Friday 23 June 2006

  44. Confident start for Renault 23:37

    Confident start for Renault

    The Renault F1 Team began its Canadian Grand Prix weekend in typical fashion today in Montreal, completing its baseline preparation for the race weekend as...

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  45. Kubica quickest in both sessions 22:12

    Kubica quickest in both sessions

    Robert Kubica has set the fastest time in both free practice sessions on the opening day of the 2006 Canadian Grand Prix weekend. The BMW test driver was...

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  46. Kubica sets early Montreal pace 19:05

    Kubica sets early Montreal pace

    BMW third driver Robert Kubica set the early pace in the first practice session for this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix. He finished almost two seconds clear...

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  47. 18:17

    Photos - Friday at Montreal

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  48. 00:59

    Photos - Thursday at Montreal

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  49. Thursday 22 June 2006

  50. Montreal technical preview 06:30

    Montreal technical preview

    Including several quick corners, long straights and plenty of heavy braking with four stops from over 300 kph, the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve demands a car...

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  51. Wednesday 21 June 2006

  52. Montoya: Braking is the key in Canada 12:13

    Montoya: Braking is the key in Canada

    Juan Pablo Montoya will hope he will have a better weekend in Canada than in the last two Canadian Grands Prix. Montoya was disqualified after the race in...

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  53. A lap around the Gilles Villeneuve circuit with Raikkonen 12:01

    A lap around the Gilles Villeneuve circuit with Raikkonen

    On Friday fans will gather around the Gilles Villeneuve circuit for the Canadian Grand Prix. Team McLaren Mercedes driver Kimi Raikkonen takes you for a lap...

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  54. Monteiro expects difficult race in Canada 08:00

    Monteiro expects difficult race in Canada

    Tiago Monteiro was on the pace in the past few races, but his team has still got to score its first point this season. Monteiro expects the Canadian Grand...

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  55. Tuesday 20 June 2006

  56. Michelin aims for 100th F1 victory 10:19

    Michelin aims for 100th F1 victory

    In 1977 Michelin made its Formula 1 debut with Jean-Pierre Jabouille behind the wheel of a Renault RS01 1.5 V6T. The all French team was unable to make it...

    F1
  57. Rosberg can't wait for Montreal 07:00

    Rosberg can't wait for Montreal

    Nico Rosberg is looking forward to travel to Montreal for the 38th Canadian Grand Prix. His fellow racing drivers told Rosberg that the Canadian GP weekend...

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  58. Monday 19 June 2006

  59. Webber positive on Canadian Grand Prix 17:48

    Webber positive on Canadian Grand Prix

    Mark Webber is looking forward to the Canadian Grand Prix. The Williams FW28 was able to give Webber a point-finish on two occasions. In Bahrain and Imola...

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  60. Montagny is looking forward to Canada 15:56

    Montagny is looking forward to Canada

    Franck Montagny had a busy weekend. The Super Aguri driver joined the Pescarolo Sport team at Le Mans for the famous 24-hour race. The Frenchman finished in...

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  61. Alonso still attacking 13:27

    Alonso still attacking

    Fernando Alonso won the last three races in the Formula 1 championship and is looking for a four-in-a-row at Montreal in the upcoming weekend. But Alonso...

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  62. Fisichella aims win at Montreal 11:03

    Fisichella aims win at Montreal

    Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella is looking forward to the Canadian Grand Prix. Fisichella's record in Canada isn't bad. The Italian was on the podium four...

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  63. Special World Cup helmet for Albers 10:42

    Special World Cup helmet for Albers

    During the Canadian Grand Prix Christijan Albers will be racing with a special helmet to support his country The Netherlands at the World Cup football in...

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