FIA summons Turkish GP bosses

FIA summons Turkish GP bosses

The FIA summoned Turkish Grand Prix bosses to explain themselves to the World Motor Sport Council after the controversial podium ceremony at last weekend's Istanbul race.
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2006 Turkish Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Thursday 31 August 2006

  2. FIA summons Turkish GP bosses 19:33

    FIA summons Turkish GP bosses

    The FIA summoned Turkish Grand Prix bosses to explain themselves to the World Motor Sport Council after the controversial podium ceremony at last weekend's...

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  3. Wednesday 30 August 2006

  4. Lauda advises Schumacher to pack it in 07:00

    Lauda advises Schumacher to pack it in

    Niki Lauda believes that Michael Schumacher is no longer the force he once was and that he should call it a day. According to the triple world champion,...

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  5. Tuesday 29 August 2006

  6. Lauda applauds 'perfect' Massa 19:03

    Lauda applauds 'perfect' Massa

    Former Ferrari driver Niki Lauda has congratulated Felipe Massa for a sterling performance at the Turkish Grand Prix and for outclassing teammate Michael...

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  7. Heidfeld believes BMW are on the up 17:23

    Heidfeld believes BMW are on the up

    Despite a first corner collision at the Turkish Grand Prix that ruined Nick Heidfeld's race, the German is happy about the advancements the BMW-Sauber...

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  8. FIA to investigate Turkish podium controversy 14:05

    FIA to investigate Turkish podium controversy

    The FIA is to investigate how a contraversial political figure was invited to present the winner's trophy at the Turkish Grand Prix. Felipe Massa received...

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  9. Sunday 27 August 2006

  10. Ferrari looks on the bright side 19:16

    Ferrari looks on the bright side

    Sixth win of the season for Ferrari, the first from Felipe Massa. This is win number 189 from 737 races. Felipe took his maiden career win. Michael...

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  11. Challenging day for Aguris 19:08

    Challenging day for Aguris

    Super Aguri faced further challenges in Turkey today. Takuma Sato made a great race start only to encounter a racing incident in front of him at turn one...

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  12. 18:50

    Photos - Sunday in Istanbul

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  13. BMW hoped for much more 18:34

    BMW hoped for much more

    The best starting positions of the year - fifth and eighth - gave the BMW Sauber F1 Team confidence that it could score points today but it left Istanbul...

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  14. Disappointment for Midland 18:21

    Disappointment for Midland

    Midland Formula 1 Racing endured its second double-DNF of the season at the Turkish Grand Prix, a result made all the more disappointing by the considerable...

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  15. Ralf makes point after engine penalty 18:11

    Ralf makes point after engine penalty

    Toyota will leave Istanbul with two points after an eventful afternoon's work in today's Turkish Grand Prix. On a blisteringly hot day at the Istanbul Park,...

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  16. Six more points for Honda 18:08

    Six more points for Honda

    Jenson Button ended today's Turkish Grand Prix in fourth position after a strong performance from sixth on the grid, securing a further five points for the...

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  17. McLaren scrapes four points 17:58

    McLaren scrapes four points

    McLaren driver Pedro de la Rosa finished today's Turkish Grand Prix in fifth position. Team mate Kimi Raikkonen's race ended after the first of 58 laps...

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  18. Renault happy with second 17:45

    Renault happy with second

    The Renault F1 Team's Turkish Grand Prix revolved around two key moments: the run to the first corner, and the safety car period on lap thirteen. The first...

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  19. More disappointment for Williams 17:21

    More disappointment for Williams

    WilliamsF1 driver Mark Webber finished tenth in this afternoon's Turkish Grand Prix while Nico Rosberg's promising early run was dashed when he suffered a...

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  20. Schumacher turns his attention to Massa 17:02

    Schumacher turns his attention to Massa

    Michael Schumacher was pensive after losing another two points to Fernando Alonso in the Turkish Grand Prix. He tussled with the Spaniard right until the...

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  21. Alonso 'confident' he could hold off Schumi 16:55

    Alonso 'confident' he could hold off Schumi

    Fernando Alonso says he was confident he could fend of Michael Schumacher in the final stages of the Turkish Grand Prix. The Spaniard finished second, just...

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  22. Emotional Massa's 'dream come true' 16:45

    Emotional Massa's 'dream come true'

    An emotional Felipe Massa said winning his maiden F1 Grand Prix this afternoon in Turkey was like a dream come true. The Brazilian dominated the Istanbul...

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  23. Massa storms to maiden win 16:32

    Massa storms to maiden win

    Felipe Massa stormed to his maiden F1 victory from pole position in Turkey becoming the sport's second first-time winner in as many races. Fernando Alonso...

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  24. Race set for scorcher 12:31

    Race set for scorcher

    As Felipe Massa lines up on pole position for the first time, this afternoon's Turkish Grand Prix is set to be a very hot one, unlike last year's. Air...

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  25. Saturday 26 August 2006

  26. 17:53

    Photos - Saturday in Istanbul

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  27. Ferrari locks front row 17:51

    Ferrari locks front row

    Felipe Massa scored his first pole position in his career and Ferrari's fifth of the season. It will be an all red front row as Michael Schumacher qualified...

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  28. Williams team gets one car in top ten 17:39

    Williams team gets one car in top ten

    It was only Mark Webber who managed to qualify himself in the top ten for Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix. Unfortunately Nico Rosberg wasn't too comfortable in...

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  29. Renault team locks second row 17:32

    Renault team locks second row

    The Renault F1 Team locked out the second row during qualifying for this afternoon's Turkish Grand Prix, with world champion Fernando Alonso lining up third...

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  30. Toyota drivers to start from 12 and 15th position 17:26

    Toyota drivers to start from 12 and 15th position

    Panasonic Toyota Racing will have a lot of work to do in tomorrow's Turkish Grand Prix after a mixed afternoon's work during qualifying at the Istanbul Park...

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  31. Heidfeld surprised with BMW's pace 16:48

    Heidfeld surprised with BMW's pace

    For the fourth time the BMW Sauber F1 Team has seen both its cars in the top ten for qualifying and here in Istanbul achieved its best performance in these...

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  32. Albers shows impressive performance for Midland 16:41

    Albers shows impressive performance for Midland

    Midland F1 Racing experimented with two very different strategies on Saturday in preparation for tomorrow's Turkish Grand Prix. Christijan Albers adopted...

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  33. Toro Rosso drivers unable to impress 16:28

    Toro Rosso drivers unable to impress

    Both Scuderia Toro Rosso drivers were unable to impress in Saturday's qualifying in Istanbul. Scott Speed and Vitantonio Liuzzi qualified their bulls in...

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  34. Button leads the way for Honda 16:21

    Button leads the way for Honda

    Jenson Button will lead the Honda Racing F1 Team's Turkish Grand Prix challenge tomorrow, lining up on the third row of the grid after ending today's...

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  35. McLaren drivers satisfied with today's qualifying 16:17

    McLaren drivers satisfied with today's qualifying

    Team McLaren Mercedes driver Kimi Raikkonen will start Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix from seventh on the grid. In the third part of qualifying Kimi set the...

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  36. Mixed result at Red Bull 16:04

    Mixed result at Red Bull

    It was a mixed day for the Red Bull Racing drivers. David Coulthard was knocked out in the first qualifying session, while Christian Klien qualified himself...

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  37. Massa scores first pole position 15:07

    Massa scores first pole position

    Felipe Massa will start Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix from pole position. It will be the first time the Brazilian will start a Formula One Grand Prix from the...

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  38. Engine change for Ralf 14:54

    Engine change for Ralf

    On Friday evening the Panasonic Toyota Racing team decided they had to change Ralf Schumacher's engine. Because of the engine change Ralf Schumacher will...

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  39. Schumacher and Alonso lead the way 12:13

    Schumacher and Alonso lead the way

    In this weekend's final free practice session championship contenders Michael Schumacher and Fernando led the way. The duo was the fastest in Saturday's...

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  40. Alonso not worried with Schumacher's pace 10:36

    Alonso not worried with Schumacher's pace

    On Friday it looked like Michael Schumacher had the biggest chance to start Sunday's second Turkish Grand Prix from pole position. The Ferrari driver was...

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  41. Friday 25 August 2006

  42. McLaren happy with Friday pace 18:55

    McLaren happy with Friday pace

    McLaren drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Pedro de la Rosa finished today's second free practice session in eighth and ninth positions respectively. Kimi set a...

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  43. Massa leads way for Ferrari 18:40

    Massa leads way for Ferrari

    Ferrari was on good pace in Turkey. Felipe Massa finished Friday practice second fastest while Michael Schumacher ended the day sixth. "After a three week...

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  44. Red Bulls play it safe 18:26

    Red Bulls play it safe

    Red Bull Racing's Robert Doonrbos, Christian Klien and David Coulthard finished seventh, twenty-second and twenty-eighth respectively in Friday practice at...

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  45. Toro Rossos in good shape 18:14

    Toro Rossos in good shape

    Scuderia Toro Rosso's Neel Jani, Scott Speed and Tonio Liuzzi finished Friday practice in thirteenth,  fourteenth and twentieth positions r...

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  46. Williams struggle at Istanbul 18:05

    Williams struggle at Istanbul

    Williams struggled in free practice at Istanbul today. Wurz completed most of the mileage with sixty laps over both session and finished nineteenth while...

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  47. Aguri happy with three-car Friday 17:56

    Aguri happy with three-car Friday

    Super Aguri third driver Franck Montagny returned to the Friday Free Practice sessions today following the introduction of the third SA06 chassis. The team...

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  48. Vettel does the business for BMW 17:48

    Vettel does the business for BMW

    The BMW Sauber F1 Team was back up to full strength today with Sebastian Vettel now taking on the role of test and reserve driver alongside race drivers...

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  49. Midland hit by Albers engine blow 17:40

    Midland hit by Albers engine blow

    Midland F1 were hit with an early blow for this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix when Christijan Albers' Toyota V8 engine blew in Friday practice meaning he...

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  50. Toyota has reasonable day 17:10

    Toyota has reasonable day

    After the unusually cold and wet weather at the Hungaroring earlier in the month, the first day of practice for the Turkish Grand Prix marked a return to...

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  51. Confident start for Renault 16:37

    Confident start for Renault

    The Renault F1 Team began the Turkish Grand Prix weekend in low-key fashion today at the Istanbul Park circuit, with Fernando Alonso finishing the second...

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  52. Honda men pleased with today's work 16:30

    Honda men pleased with today's work

    Refreshed by his maiden victory in Hungary, Jenson Button was the fastest of the Honda Racing F1 Team drivers today at the conclusion of the first two free...

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  53. Vettel fined for speeding 16:27

    Vettel fined for speeding

    Sebastian Vettel was Friday's fastest driver in his first F1 Grand Prix day. The German BMW test driver was fined though for speeding in the pitlane in his...

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  54. 16:10

    Photos - Friday in Istanbul

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  55. McLaren drivers positive about their Turkish start 16:08

    McLaren drivers positive about their Turkish start

    Team McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Pedro de la Rosa finished today's second free practice session in eighth and ninth positions respectively....

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  56. Vettel fastest in F1 debut 15:16

    Vettel fastest in F1 debut

    In his first day at a Grand Prix weekend Sebastian Vettel was the fastest man. The 19-year-old BMW test driver set the fastest time on the clocks right...

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  57. Raikkonen quickest in Istanbul 12:31

    Raikkonen quickest in Istanbul

    Last year's winner Kimi Raikkonen was the fastest man in Friday's first practice session in Istanbul. His fastest lap time was almost half a second faster...

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  58. Raikkonen: Winning here will be hard 11:12

    Raikkonen: Winning here will be hard

    In 2005 McLaren driver Kimi Raikkonen began the first Turkish Grand Prix from pole position and also finished in first. Raikkonen realises it won't become...

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  59. Thursday 24 August 2006

  60. 16:56

    Photos - Thursday in Istanbul

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  61. Mondini glad to be back in the car 16:43

    Mondini glad to be back in the car

    Giorgio Mondini will be back in action this Friday for the MF1 Racing team. The Swiss was Midlands third driver seven times already this season and is now...

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  62. Vettel eyes next season 13:07

    Vettel eyes next season

    Sebastian Vettel will make his Formula 1 Grand Prix debut this weekend in Turkey. He will drive BMW's third car in Friday's free practice session and is set...

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  63. Istanbul - technical preview 05:30

    Istanbul - technical preview

    Istanbul Park is a very modern circuit, and therefore still in good condition. The track surface is very smooth and the kerbs are not particularly...

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  64. Wednesday 23 August 2006

  65. Vettel to steer BMW's third car 16:24

    Vettel to steer BMW's third car

    The BMW Sauber F1 team has officially announced that Sebastian Vettel will steer the team's third car at the Turkish Grand Prix during Friday's free...

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  66. Webber ready for action 11:07

    Webber ready for action

    Mark Webber cannot wait to get back in his F1 car again after a three week break. This weekend the WilliamsF1 driver will be racing in Istanbul for the...

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  67. Monteiro looks forward to Turkey 10:26

    Monteiro looks forward to Turkey

    Tiago Monteiro has busied himself in the summer break with a street demonstration in Rotterdam. Together with his team mate Christijan Albers the Portuguese...

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  68. Kolles keen to see developments on track 10:22

    Kolles keen to see developments on track

    The MF1 Racing team has been progressing throughout the season but they have yet to score their first point. At the last Grand Prix in Hungary the Midland...

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