Indianapolis extends F1 contract

Indianapolis extends F1 contract

In 2007 Formula 1 will return to Indianapolis for the US Grand Prix. On Wednesday the Indianapolis Motor Speedway came to an agreement with Bernie Ecclestone. The organisers of the US Grand Prix said they have extended their contract with only one year.
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  1. Thursday 17 August 2006

  2. Indianapolis extends F1 contract 10:46

    Indianapolis extends F1 contract

    In 2007 Formula 1 will return to Indianapolis for the US Grand Prix. On Wednesday the Indianapolis Motor Speedway came to an agreement with Bernie Ecclestone.…

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  3. Friday 7 July 2006

  4. Indy organisation looks back at successful weekend 17:17

    Indy organisation looks back at successful weekend

    After Formula 1 made a bit of a fool out of themselves in 2005 it looked like the Formula One fans didn't forget about the worlds biggest autosport competition.…

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  5. Monday 3 July 2006

  6. Alonso not worried about Ferrari's performance 12:03

    Alonso not worried about Ferrari's performance

    Fernando Alonso might have seen Michael Schumacher get six points closer to the current leader in the Championship, the Spaniard is not worried seeing Ferrari…

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  7. Ferrari celebrates Indy stand 00:11

    Ferrari celebrates Indy stand

    Third win and first one-two finish of the season for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro. This is the twelfth win for the Prancing Horse in a Grand Prix held in the…

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  8. Sunday 2 July 2006

  9. Barrichello salvages three points 23:54

    Barrichello salvages three points

    Rubens Barrichello ended an action-packed United States Grand Prix in 6th position today, securing much-welcomed championship points for Honda. His team-mate…

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  10. Toyota celebrates fourth place 23:48

    Toyota celebrates fourth place

    Toyota will tonight begin its journey back across the Atlantic Ocean with five points in the bag after Jarno Trulli took 4th place at today's US Grand…

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  11. Renault counts cost of Indy struggle 23:41

    Renault counts cost of Indy struggle

    The Renault F1 Team endured its toughest race weekend of the 2006 season today in Indianapolis. The Renault drivers finished the race in their starting…

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  12. Lady luck deserts Midland on race day 23:16

    Lady luck deserts Midland on race day

    What began as an encouraging weekend for MF1 Racing at the US Grand Prix ended with retirements for both Tiago Monteiro and Christijan Albers, marking the first…

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  13. Coulthard scrapes two more for Red Bull 22:58

    Coulthard scrapes two more for Red Bull

    David Coulthard scraped two more points for Red Bull after a composed drive he has become so famous for. The Scot also scored one point last week in Canada.Team…

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  14. Disappointment all round at Williams 22:49

    Disappointment all round at Williams

    Williams suffered a dismal afternoon at Indianapolis. Nico Rosberg could finish only ninth out of ten drivers in the race while Mark Webber was eliminated in a…

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  15. McLaren's nightmare at Indy 22:41

    McLaren's nightmare at Indy

    McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya both failed to finish today's United States Grand Prix after an incident in the second corner of…

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  16. Toro Rosso off the mark at Indy 22:31

    Toro Rosso off the mark at Indy

    Scuderia Toro Rosso scored its first point at Indianapolis today when Liuzzi brought his car home in eighth place. Scott Speed had his promising grid position…

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  17. Disappointment for Super Aguri 22:09

    Disappointment for Super Aguri

    The US Grand Prix weekend ended in disappointment for the Super Aguri F1 team. Franck Montagny's race ended before it had begun when he made unavoidable contact…

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  18. BMW recovers from Heidfeld flip 21:59

    BMW recovers from Heidfeld flip

    After a good qualifying performance the BMW Sauber F1 Team left the US Grand Prix on Sunday empty handed. Nick Heidfeld had moved up to seventh after the start…

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  19. Kimi braked unexpectedly - Montoya 21:48

    Kimi braked unexpectedly - Montoya

    Juan Pablo Montoya said that team mate Kimi Raikkonen braked very hard unexpectedly at the start of the US Grand Prix which caught him off guard and meant he…

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  20. Ferrari throws down gauntlet with Indy 1-2 21:23

    Ferrari throws down gauntlet with Indy 1-2

    Ferrari threw down the gauntlet to championship rival Renault with a defiant one-two finish for Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa. Schumacher took his 87th…

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  21. 19:31

    Photos - Sunday at Indianapolis

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  22. Trulli to start from pitlane 19:17

    Trulli to start from pitlane

    Toyota driver Jarno Trulli will start today's US Grand Prix from the pitlane. The Italian will have to start from the pitlane because the team made…

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  23. Grid penalty for Liuzzi and Rosberg 13:18

    Grid penalty for Liuzzi and Rosberg

    Scuderia Toro Rosso has changed Vitantonio's engine for today's US Grand Prix. The Italian had a disappointing qualifying session on Saturday and was unable to…

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  24. Ferrari celebrates front row 00:00

    Ferrari celebrates front row

    Third pole position of the season for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, after those obtained in Sakhir and Imola, all of them with Michael Schumacher. A Ferrari thus…

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  25. Saturday 1 July 2006

  26. McLaren struggles in qualifying 23:55

    McLaren struggles in qualifying

    McLaren Mercedes driver Kimi Raikkonen will start tomorrow's United States Grand Prix from ninth position after setting a time of 1:13.174. Juan Pablo's time of…

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  27. Aguri happy with qualifying 23:40

    Aguri happy with qualifying

    Super Aguri driver Takuma Sato drove a solid first Qualifying session to finish in 18th position ahead of Rosberg, Trulli and Luizzi. Rosberg's failure to…

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  28. Midland celebrates best qualifying yet 23:01

    Midland celebrates best qualifying yet

    MF1 Racing enjoyed its finest qualifying performance of the season to date, with both drivers entering the second session for the first time in the team's…

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  29. Ralf happy while Trulli despairs 22:55

    Ralf happy while Trulli despairs

    Toyota came away with mixed results from today's qualifying session for the US Grand Prix. Under hot and sunny skies at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Ralf…

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  30. Renault face up to race fight 22:40

    Renault face up to race fight

    The Renault F1 Team qualified strongly for tomorrow's United States Grand Prix this afternoon at Indianapolis, with Giancarlo Fisichella taking third position…

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  31. Honda mounts Indy comeback 22:32

    Honda mounts Indy comeback

    Honda's Rubens Barrichello will start tomorrow's US Grand Prix from the 2nd row of the grid at the Brickyard after posting the 4th fastest lap in this…

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  32. Villeneuve flies BMW flag high in qualifying 22:10

    Villeneuve flies BMW flag high in qualifying

    After three trouble free practice sessions, the BMW Sauber F1 Team is happy with its best starting position of the season. Jacques Villeneuve qualified 6th…

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  33. Speed flies at Indianapolis 21:43

    Speed flies at Indianapolis

    Scott Speed recorded his best qualifying performance so far this season in twelfth as he shone in front of home crowds at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.…

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  34. Williams hopeful of better race pace 21:30

    Williams hopeful of better race pace

    Williams endured a disappointing qualifying with Webber securing only twelfth on the grid while Rosberg was nineteenth "We missed Q2 with Nico and Mark…

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  35. Schumi surprised by advantage 21:16

    Schumi surprised by advantage

    Michael Schumacher admitted being surprised by the advantage he enjoyed over his rivals in qualifying for the US Grand Prix. The German claimed his 67th pole…

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  36. Ferrari locks out Indy front row 21:03

    Ferrari locks out Indy front row

    Ferrari staged a determined championship stand against Renault in qualifying for the US Grand Prix today at Indianapolis, locking out the front row in dominant…

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  37. Ferrari dominates final practice at Indy 18:06

    Ferrari dominates final practice at Indy

    Ferrari drivers Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa dominated the final free practice session. The Ferrari pair was over a second faster than Giancarlo…

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  38. 17:27

    Photos - Saturday in Indianapolis

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  39. Quiet Friday for McLaren 00:57

    Quiet Friday for McLaren

    McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya finished today's opening practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 10th and 15th with times…

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  40. Ferrari on the pace at Indy 00:49

    Ferrari on the pace at Indy

    Ferrari was immediately on the pace at Indianapolis - Felipe Massa set the fourth fatest time in Friday practice while Michael Schumacher was less than a…

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  41. Honda hopeful with encouraging practice pace 00:44

    Honda hopeful with encouraging practice pace

    Honda's Anthony Davidson was the fastest man on track in Indianapolis today as free practice got underway at the legendary Motor Speedway. He topped the…

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  42. Speed wrestles Toro Rosso at home 00:37

    Speed wrestles Toro Rosso at home

    Scott Speed was wrestling his Scuderia Toro Rosso car around his home circuit at Indianapolis today. He finished eleventh fastest while team mate Liuzzi was…

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  43. Rosberg gets new engine for Indy 00:30

    Rosberg gets new engine for Indy

    Nico Rosberg's Cosworth V8 engine was replaced before Friday practice following inspection of accident damage from the Canadian GP. He finished practice 24th…

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  44. Renault happy with first day at Indy 00:24

    Renault happy with first day at Indy

    After sitting out the opening practice session to preserve engine life - an even more critical factor this weekend, on such a demanding circuit for the V8…

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  45. BMW happy with healine Indy pace 00:18

    BMW happy with healine Indy pace

    The BMW Sauber F1 Team made a good start to its US Grand Prix weekend with all the drivers feeling confident the car can be competitive on the Indianapolis…

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  46. Strong day for Midland 00:10

    Strong day for Midland

    Midland F1 had a positive first day at Indy with Monteiro setting the seventh fastest time, third driver Mondini the fifth and Albers the 21st fastest…

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  47. Aguri happy with Indy debut 00:02

    Aguri happy with Indy debut

    The Super Aguri team got off to an encouraging start to the 2006 US Grand Prix weekend today. SAF1 Team drivers Takuma Sato and Sakon Yamamoto completed their…

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  48. Friday 30 June 2006

  49. Difficult day for Toyota at Indy 23:54

    Difficult day for Toyota at Indy

    Both Toyota drivers suffered technical problems and they were unable to complete their work on set-up and tyre comparisons on Friday at Indy. There was more to…

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  50. Davidson on the pace in both sessions 22:10

    Davidson on the pace in both sessions

    Honda's test driver Anthony Davidson was the quickest man on track in both free practice sessions in Indianapolis. The Briton was well ahead of BMW-Sauber test…

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  51. Davidson and Schumacher set early Indy pace 19:21

    Davidson and Schumacher set early Indy pace

    Honda third driver Anthony Davidson set the early pace in the first practice session this weekend at Indianapolis. The British driver covered 27 laps - his best…

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  52. 18:12

    Photos - Friday in Indianapolis

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  53. Michelin travels well prepared to Indianapolis 13:41

    Michelin travels well prepared to Indianapolis

    After last year's disaster Michelin will do everything it can to show a strong performance at Indianapolis. The French tyre manufacturer is coming to…

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  54. Coulthard says stop apologising 12:43

    Coulthard says stop apologising

    David Coulthard says that F1 has apologised enough to American fans for last year's shambles and that everyone should move on and look to this weekend's race…

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  55. Alonso: Indianapolis won't be easy for Renault 12:04

    Alonso: Indianapolis won't be easy for Renault

    Fernando Alonso might have brought his R26 either to a victory or a second place this season, the Spaniard isn't convinced he can do it at Indianapolis this…

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  56. Thursday 29 June 2006

  57. 20:06

    Photos - Thursday at Indianapolis

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  58. Albers: Things can only get better 11:51

    Albers: Things can only get better

    After a disappointing race in Montreal Christijan Albers is looking forward to race at Indianapolis. At Indianapolis Albers scored his first Formula One…

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  59. Monteiro can't wait for US Grand Prix 10:13

    Monteiro can't wait for US Grand Prix

    Tiago Monteiro is looking forward to race again at Indianapolis. In his debut season with Jordan last season the Portuguese MF1 Racing driver scored his first…

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  60. Wednesday 28 June 2006

  61. Barrichello ready for a good show at Indy 12:24

    Barrichello ready for a good show at Indy

    Rubens Barrichello is looking forward to travel to Indianapolis. The Brazilian always enjoys the races held in the US. Barrichello hopes he can put on a great…

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  62. Tuesday 27 June 2006

  63. Raikkonen hopes to win in Indianapolis 18:20

    Raikkonen hopes to win in Indianapolis

    Kimi Raikkonen isn't having his best Formula One season so far. The McLaren driver is third in the championship and is unlikely to be able to fight for the…

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  64. Montoya expects big support at Indy 15:54

    Montoya expects big support at Indy

    Juan Pablo Montoya is looking forward to the US Grand Prix, a race where he can expect a lot of support from his Colombian fans. After a disappointing result in…

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  65. Cosworth expects a strong weekend for Williams 15:17

    Cosworth expects a strong weekend for Williams

    Williams' engine supplied Cosworth believes both Rosberg and Webber can look ahead to a strong US Grand Prix weekend. Although Rosberg crashed out of the…

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  66. Suzuki looks forward to 'home Grand Prix' 11:33

    Suzuki looks forward to 'home Grand Prix'

    Aguri Suzuki, Super Aguri's team Principal, is looking forward to the US Grand Prix at Indianapolis. The race is also the home of the Aguri Suzki and Adrian…

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  67. Sato looking forward to the Brickyard 11:22

    Sato looking forward to the Brickyard

    Super Aguri driver Takuma Sato is looking forward to travel to Indianapolis. The Japanese driver won't forget his 2004 performance easily as he scored his first…

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  68. Indy - another new challenge for Rosberg 11:04

    Indy - another new challenge for Rosberg

    Formula 1 will travel to the famous 'Brickyard' this weekend for the US Grand Prix. At Indianapolis Williams driver Nico Rosberg will face a track he has never…

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  69. Monday 26 June 2006

  70. Ralf hopes for untroubled race at Indy 14:26

    Ralf hopes for untroubled race at Indy

    The Formula 1 teams will be travelling this week from Canada's Montreal to the historical Indianapolis Motor Speedway. After a disappointing race in Montreal…

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