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  1. Friday 12 May 2017

  2. Friesacher gives F1 two-seater first run 08:59

    Friesacher gives F1 two-seater first run

    Former Minardi driver Patrick Friesacher gave the two-seater Formula 1 car a shakedown prior to first practice at the Spanish Grand Prix. Under a new…

  3. Wednesday 31 August 2005

  4. 11:15

    F1 still Friesacher's focus

    Patrick Friesacher has admitted that climbing back into a formula one cockpit will 'not be easy.' But the Austrian rookie, who lost his Minardi drive to Robert…

  5. Thursday 28 July 2005

  6. 12:10

    Friesacher 'no' to Friday job

    Patrick Friesacher has ruled out returning to Formula One in a 'Friday' practice driving role. The Austrian rookie, who lost his Minardi race seat to Robert…

  7. Wednesday 20 July 2005

  8. 14:00

    Friesacher understands Minardi's situation

    On Tuesday Minardi announced that Robert Doornbos is replacing Patrick Friesacher at the Minardi F1 team. Patrick Friesacher's sponsors had problems paying the…

  9. Sunday 17 July 2005

  10. 13:38

    Friesacher set to lose Minardi seat

    Patrick Freisacher looks set to be replaced at next weekend's German Grand Prix because due sponsorship money has not been paid to Minardi, as…

  11. Sunday 3 July 2005

  12. 17:44

    Doornbos signs pre-contract with Minardi

    Robert Doornbos is standing by to replace Minardi driver Patrick Friesacher at the German Grand Prix if the the Austrian fails to pay Minardi required…

  13. Saturday 18 June 2005

  14. 23:13

    Albers shows Minardi's potential

    On a day beset with tyre-related issues, Minardi F1 Team drivers Christijan Albers and Patrick Friesacher produced useful qualifying performances for tomorrow's…

  15. 00:10

    Not a bad day for Minardi

    Five days after the conclusion of the Canadian Grand Prix, the Minardi F1 Team, along with other members of the Formula One World Championship Paddock, today…

  16. Saturday 11 June 2005

  17. 00:52

    Minardi pleased with first practice day

    The Minardi drivers have experienced Montreal's demanding Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for the first time today and tried to make the most of it. Patrick…

  18. Monday 18 April 2005

  19. 13:00

    Friesacher to shakedown second PS05 on Wednesday?

    If the team will finish the second Minardi PS05 chassis in time Patrick Friesacher will shakedown the second PS05 on Wednesday in Italy prior to the San Marino…

  20. Saturday 2 April 2005

  21. 12:20

    How to get lost in Bahrain

    Even at the wheel of a grand prix car, it's possible to get lost in the Bahraini desert. Just ask Minardi's Patrick Friesacher. The Austrian rookie slipped into…

  22. Sunday 20 March 2005

  23. 12:55

    First finish for Albers

    Minardi F1 Team drivers, Patrick Friesacher and Christijan Albers experienced widely varying fortunes in today's Malaysian Grand Prix. Run in 35 deg C heat at…

  24. Saturday 19 March 2005

  25. 07:54

    Minardi team complete last row in Malaysia

    Despite the all-pervasive heat and humidity of Kuala Lumpur, lap times tumbled in the first qualifying session for the Malaysian Grand Prix, today's provisional…

  26. Friday 18 March 2005

  27. 09:44

    Minardi completes first day at Sepang

    After nearly a week spent acclimatizing to the heat and humidity of Kuala Lumpur, Minardi F1 Team drivers Christijan Albers and Patrick Friesacher today had…

  28. Tuesday 8 March 2005

  29. 08:00

    Friesacher strikes back

    F1 rookie Patrick Friesacher has hit back at David Coulthard, after the Scot roasted him for causing a high-speed collision in the Australian grand prix. Red…

  30. Monday 7 March 2005

  31. 14:17

    DC panned Minardi rookie

    David Coulthard lashed out at Minardi rookie Patrick Friesacher for nearly taking out two front runners in Melbourne. Coulthard, the Red Bull driver - running…

  32. Sunday 6 March 2005

  33. 07:59

    Mixed result for Minardi

    It was a mixture of pleasure and disappointment in the Minardi F1 Team garage at Melbourne's Albert Park circuit this afternoon. The pleasure derived from…

  34. Saturday 5 March 2005

  35. 05:14

    Minardi begins F1 Grand Prix weekend

    Following a day when the primary concern of the Minardi F1 Team was with off-track, legal issues, the focus for the second day of the 2005 Foster's Australian…

  36. Friday 4 March 2005

  37. 04:54

    Minardi not allowed to go out

    Albers and Friesacher have to wait for their official F1 debut at the moment. The Minardi team is not allowed to take part in Friday's practice and thus have to…

  38. Wednesday 2 March 2005

  39. 09:20

    Friesacher not fit enough

    Austrian rookie Patrick Friesacher has admitted he is 'not yet fit enough' for F1. The 24 -year-old told Germany's 'Der Standard' newspaper that his neck…

  40. Monday 28 February 2005

  41. 16:00

    Friesacher set for shaky start

    You'll forgive Patrick Friesacher if he makes a shaky start to his grand prix career at Albert Park. Minardi's late-confirmed Austrian rookie, 24, has never…

  42. Saturday 19 February 2005

  43. 20:11

    Minardi concludes final test at Imola

    The Minardi F1 Team today staged its final test prior to the start of the 2005 Formula One season, in Melbourne, in two weeks' time. The Faenza squad fielded a…

  44. 06:00

    Minardi not worried about Haider

    Minardi does not have any problems with driver Patrick Friesacher's sponsor Jörg Haider, the team has claimed. The politician is known for being a right-wing…

  45. Thursday 17 February 2005

  46. 09:10

    Friesacher debut thwarted?

    F1's newest rookie, Patrick Friesacher, may not face a smooth ride onto the Melbourne grid. The Austrian, Minardi's newly signed driver - it is reported - might…

  47. Wednesday 16 February 2005

  48. 09:05

    Stoddart tore up Kiesa deal

    A grinning Paul Stoddart ceremonially tore up a thick contract at Austria's Casino Velden. The Minardi owner said it had covered Patrick Friesacher's mooted…

  49. Tuesday 15 February 2005

  50. 16:10

    Minardi sign Friesacher

    The Minardi F1 Team today announced that Patrick Friesacher has signed with the Faenza team as race driver for 2005. The 24-year-old, from Wolfsberg/Carinthia…

  51. Friday 11 February 2005

  52. 17:06

    Minardi to sign Friesacher?

    With three weeks to go before the start of the 2005 season the Minardi team is likely to announce Patrick Friesacher on the 15th of February. The Austrian could…

  53. Monday 7 February 2005

  54. 15:00

    Austrian eyes 'Friday' job

    Austrian F1 hopeful Patrick Friesacher has targeted a test driving berth for the 2005 season. Once locked in negotiations with Minardi about a full time drive…

  55. Friday 14 January 2005

  56. 13:00

    Friesacher in Minardi running

    Patrick Friesacher, an Austrian, has emerged right in the running to make a Formula One debut in '05. The next week or so may prove the most important in the…

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