Coulthard glad season is over

Coulthard glad season is over

David Coulthard saw his season end in the Brazilian pitlane on Sunday. The Red Bull Racing driver has had a disappointing season. He admitted he's happy that the season has finally finished.
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2006 Brazilian Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Monday 23 October 2006

  2. Coulthard glad season is over 06:00

    Coulthard glad season is over

    David Coulthard saw his season end in the Brazilian pitlane on Sunday. The Red Bull Racing driver has had a disappointing season. He admitted he's happy that…

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  3. Champagne finish for Renault 00:37

    Champagne finish for Renault

    Fernando Alonso could finally breathe a sigh of relief as he clinched his second drivers' world title with second place. He drove a steady race and withheld…

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  4. Emotional climax for Ferrari 00:22

    Emotional climax for Ferrari

    Felipe Massa drove a faultless race to take the chequered flag and this season has backed up his undoubted ability with some mature drives like today. It was…

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  5. Sunday 22 October 2006

  6. Solid race for Toro Rosso 23:50

    Solid race for Toro Rosso

    The Toro Rosso team did a solid job for the last race of the season, with Scott Speed finishing 11th and Vitantonio Liuzzi 13th. The team are also happy with…

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  7. Sato claims best finish in final round 23:45

    Sato claims best finish in final round

    The Super Aguri team finished its inaugural year with its best race to date. At the 2006 Formula One season finale in Sao Paulo today Takuma Sato brought home…

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  8. Podium finish for Button 23:40

    Podium finish for Button

    The Honda Racing F1 Team ended its 2006 season in style today as Jenson Button secured another podium finish for the team in a breathtaking title decider at the…

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  9. BMW pleased with season's progress 23:27

    BMW pleased with season's progress

    The BMW Sauber F1 Team is celebrating taking fifth place in the constructors' world championship after the final race of the team's first season in Sao Paulo.…

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  10. 23:15

    Photos - Sunday at Interlagos

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  11. Early end of the season for Williams 23:15

    Early end of the season for Williams

    The season ended early for WilliamsF1 drivers Mark Webber and Nico Rosberg. Both drivers completed less than a lap at Interlagos as they collided in the opening…

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  12. Red Bull optimistic despite bad race 23:01

    Red Bull optimistic despite bad race

    Red Bull Racing suffered today with David Coulthard retiring early and Robert Doornbos struggling to get to grips with the car on the way to twelfth place. This…

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  13. Toyota drivers fail to finish 22:59

    Toyota drivers fail to finish

    Panasonic Toyota Racing suffered a desperately disappointing end to the 2006 season after both Ralf Schumacher and Jarno Trulli retired from promising positions…

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  14. Difficult race for McLaren 22:43

    Difficult race for McLaren

    Team McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Pedro de la Rosa finished today's 71-lap Brazilian Grand Prix in fifth and eighth place respectively. Kimi was…

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  15. Alonso clinches title as Massa wins 21:55

    Alonso clinches title as Massa wins

    In the final race of the season, Massa converted his pole into a win, whilst Alonso secured the drivers' championship title with his second place. Massa, who…

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  16. Rosberg fine after big crash 20:30

    Rosberg fine after big crash

    In the opening laps of the Brazilian Grand Prix Nico Rosberg lost his front wing when he hit his teammate Mark Webber. In the third section at Interlagos…

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  17. Difficult qualifying session for Spyker MF1 11:40

    Difficult qualifying session for Spyker MF1

    Recent wet and overcast conditions at the Interlagos circuit cleared today for a warm and sunny Saturday track programme. Spyker MF1 Team failed to match the…

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  18. Saturday 21 October 2006

  19. 23:20

    Photos - Saturday at Interlagos

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  20. Aguri drivers happy with qualifying performance 23:18

    Aguri drivers happy with qualifying performance

    The final free practice session of the 2006 Brazilian Grand Prix saw Takuma Sato setting a fastest lap time of 1:13.814 ahead of the Spyker MF1 Team, the Red…

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  21. Toyota drivers qualify in top 10 23:16

    Toyota drivers qualify in top 10

    Panasonic Toyota Racing will start the final race of the 2006 season from a very promising position after Ralf Schumacher and Jarno Trulli both qualified in the…

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  22. 23:08

    Fuel pressure problem for Schumacher

    For Ferrari it was the seventh pole position this season and the third pole position for Brazilian Felipe Massa in front of his home crowd. Michael Schumacher…

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  23. McLaren back in front row 22:53

    McLaren back in front row

    Team McLaren Mercedes driver Kimi Raikkonen will start tomorrow's Brazilian Grand Prix from the front row of the grid having qualified second with a lap time of…

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  24. Top 10 for BMW drivers 22:12

    Top 10 for BMW drivers

    In the18th and final qualifying session of the season both BMW Sauber F1.06 made it into the top ten for the seventh time. Nick Heidfeld made it into the top…

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  25. Renault pleased with qualifying result 22:10

    Renault pleased with qualifying result

    The Renault F1 Team negotiated a trouble-free qualifying session this afternoon at Intelagos to place its cars fourth and sixth on the grid for tomorrow's…

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  26. Williams' qualifying 'not too bad' 22:08

    Williams' qualifying 'not too bad'

    WilliamsF1 drivers Mark Webber and Nico Rosberg qualified themselves in 11th and 13th position. Both drivers believes their result "wasn't too bad" for Sunday's…

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  27. Red Bull drivers ready for final race 22:04

    Red Bull drivers ready for final race

    Red Bull drivers Robert Doornbos and David Coulthard qualified themselves for Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix in fifteenth and nineteenth position. It was once…

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  28. Massa on pole in front of home crowd 21:05

    Massa on pole in front of home crowd

    Felipe Massa will start his home Grand Prix tomorrow from Pole Position. The Brazilian saved the day for Ferrari where Schumacher seemed to have a gearbox…

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  29. Massa fastest in final practice session 18:11

    Massa fastest in final practice session

    As the teams prepare for this season's final qualifying session Felipe Massa was the fastest man out on track in today's free practice session. He was just…

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  30. Engine change for Doornbos 13:26

    Engine change for Doornbos

    Robert Doornbos will face a grid penalty on Sunday after the Dutchman had to change his engine Friday afternoon. In Friday's second free practice session the…

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  31. Viso excited by first taste of F1 07:00

    Viso excited by first taste of F1

    Ernesto Viso thoroughly enjoyed his first outing at a Formula One Grand Prix with the Spyker MF1 team and hopes it's just the start of things to come. The…

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  32. Spyker MF1 happy with positive Friday display 06:30

    Spyker MF1 happy with positive Friday display

    Spyker MF1 enjoyed a promising start to the team's final Grand Prix weekend of the season. Tiago Monteiro was the fastest of the three drivers running for the…

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  33. Difficult day for Toro Rosso 06:00

    Difficult day for Toro Rosso

    Toro Rosso's three drivers struggled to set any kind of competitive times on Friday and found progress to be as slow as their pace. Their highest placed…

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  34. Friday 20 October 2006

  35. Albers excited after first day 23:42

    Albers excited after first day

    The start of the final round in the 2006 championship went well for Christijan Albers as he set a fastest time of 1:15.086s. The Spyker MF1 driver didn't cover…

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  36. 23:00

    Photos - Friday at Interlagos

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  37. Ferrari targeting one-two 22:59

    Ferrari targeting one-two

    Friday was the first time Michael Schumacher touched tarmac with a Formula One car at a Grand Prix weekend since his heart-breaking retirement in Suzuka, which…

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  38. Aguri happy with today's practice 22:54

    Aguri happy with today's practice

    The Super Aguri team made a good start to the 2006 Brazilian Grand Prix weekend at Interlagos today. The team completed its planned Friday testing programme…

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  39. Davidson finds pace in the Honda 22:52

    Davidson finds pace in the Honda

    The Honda Racing F1 Team made a positive start to the 2006 season finale in Sao Paulo today. After heavy rain during the last 48 hours, the weather remained dry…

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  40. Satisfactory progress for McLaren 22:36

    Satisfactory progress for McLaren

    Team McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Pedro de la Rosa set the ninth and 11th fastest times respectively in the second practice session for this…

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  41. Trouble free start for BMW 22:27

    Trouble free start for BMW

    For the final Friday of the Formula 1 season in Brazil BMW Sauber F1 Team test and reserve driver, Sebastian Vettel, was third quickest on his first visit to…

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  42. Strong start to weekend for Toyota 22:23

    Strong start to weekend for Toyota

    Panasonic Toyota Racing today began preparations for the last race of the 2006 season under cloudy skies at the circuit of Interlagos in Sao Paulo. It was a…

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  43. Renault reflects on solid day 22:22

    Renault reflects on solid day

    The Renault F1 Team ran its normal Friday practice routine today at Sao Paulo's Interlagos circuit, with drivers Fernando Alonso and Giancarlo Fisichella…

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  44. Wurz ends friday role on a high 22:14

    Wurz ends friday role on a high

    For Alex Wurz it was the last time he was active as WilliamsF1's test driver. Next year he will be racing alongside Nico Rosberg. With the fastest time on the…

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  45. Wurz pips Friday testers 21:22

    Wurz pips Friday testers

    The final Friday practice session of the season saw the top Friday testers fighting it out for the fastest lap time, with Alexander Wurz of Williams coming out…

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  46. Raikkonen fastest in first practice 18:15

    Raikkonen fastest in first practice

    On Friday's first free practice session in Interlagos, Brazil, Kimi Raikkonen was the fastest man out on track. The Finn was just a fraction faster than Honda's…

    F1
  47. Klien visits Brazilian Grand Prix 17:48

    Klien visits Brazilian Grand Prix

    Christian Klien will attend this weekends final round of the season in Interlagos. The former Red Bull driver will travel to Brazil in order to continue…

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  48. Alonso: Constructors' championship less important 10:29

    Alonso: Constructors' championship less important

    Fernando Alonso believes the drivers' championship is more important than the constructors' championship. This weekend Alonso has to score only a single point…

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  49. Albers hopes for strong end of the season 09:26

    Albers hopes for strong end of the season

    Christijan Albers showed a strong performance this season. The Dutchman already secured his seat for next season, but still hopes he can score a point this…

    F1
  50. Thursday 19 October 2006

  51. 17:00

    Photos - Thursday at Interlagos

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  52. Wednesday 18 October 2006

  53. Michelin bids adieu in Interlagos 11:26

    Michelin bids adieu in Interlagos

    Michelin will bow out of Formula One on its 216th Grand Prix at Brazil where the company scored the first of its 102 victories. The French tyre-maker will not…

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  54. Tuesday 17 October 2006

  55. Interlagos engine preview - the altitude effect 07:00

    Interlagos engine preview - the altitude effect

    The long main straight at Interlagos means engine power is a critical factor at this circuit. All the engines, though, must contend with the effects of running…

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  56. Monday 16 October 2006

  57. Interlagos a case of compromise - Rampf 05:30

    Interlagos a case of compromise - Rampf

    BMW technical director Willy Rampf previews the Interlagos circuit which will host this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix and explains that the key to a good lap…

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