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Edwards was leading the Porsche Supercup championship but was tragically killed when the car he was a passenger in burst into flames after hitting the barrier at Queensland Raceway

German Grand Prix:Hakkinen douses home fires

German Grand Prix: Ralf Schumacher tries to stir fans in absence of brother Michael

Motor Racing: Trulli rules on truly strange day

THE APPEARANCE of Jarno Trulli's name at the top of the timesheet served to confirm the surreal nature of the German Grand Prix weekend without Michael Schumacher.

MOTOR RACING; Austrian dust is cloud on horizon

McLAREN-MERCEDES must have thought the dust had settled and they could resume with a clear view of their objective, but Mika Hakkinen effectively kicked it up again here yesterday.

Motor racing: Austrian dust is cloud on horizon

McLAREN-MERCEDES must have thought the dust had settled and they could resume with a clear view of their objective, but Mika Hakkinen effectively kicked it up again here yesterday.

Motor racing: Coulthard's seat looks safe

DAVID COULTHARD should soon discover the depth of McLaren-Mercedes' forgiveness. All the indications are that it will run to a contract for next season.

Motor Racing: Coulthard's calamity lets Irvine in

Austrian Grand Prix: Scot collides with McLaren team-mate Hakkinen on second bend to hand victory to Ferrari

Motor Racing: Coulthard set for title drive

DAVID COULTHARD has been on the fringe of the main event for longer than he would have cared, and even of late his cause has been overshadowed by the fall-out from Michael Schumacher's Silverstone accident.

Motor Racing: Gravel traps `under review'

MAX MOSLEY, the president of FIA, motor racing's world governing body, yesterday defended the safety precautions at Silverstone against criticism from drivers, including David Coulthard and Eddie Irvine.

Motor racing: British Grand Prix - Schumacher's smash shatters his challenge

FIVE YEARS ago, Michael Schumacher was following Ayrton Senna through a 190mph curve at Imola when the great Brazilian's car mysteriously left the track and smashed into a wall. The safety precautions brought into Formula One as a result of Senna's fatal crash undoubtedly saved Schumacher's own life yesterday, when his Ferrari plunged off the track halfway round the first lap of the British Grand Prix and ran head-on into a barrier. Last night Schumacher was in Northampton General Hospital undergoing surgery to begin the repair of a broken tibia and fibula in his right leg. Otherwise, his team declared, he had survived unscathed.

Motor racing: British Grand Prix - Coulthard cuts Irvine to the quick

British Grand Prix: Scot's fast stop proves decisive in holding off Ulsterman as Schumacher and Hakkinen crash out

Motor Racing: David Coulthard - `My luck will change, of course it will'

While Damon Hill has been the centre of local attention in the build-up to the British Grand Prix, Sunday's race at Silverstone will also be important for three other home drivers. Derick Allsop talked to them

Motoracing: Who's who for the new era?

JOHNNY HERBERT turned 35 a few days ago. Eddie Irvine is 33, David Coulthard 28. Just as surely as it does for each fast lap, the clock is ticking on the careers of the three British drivers who still see a future for themselves at racing's highest level. But as Damon Hill prepares to bow out, where will the next generation of British racers spring from?

Motoracing: Hill from start to finish

The Silverstone story will be dedicated to Damon. By David Tremayne

MOTOR RACING; Alesi survives 150mph crash

SOMETHING FAIRLY startling was required to deflect attention from the manoeuvrings off the track to the activity on it yesterday, and Jean Alesi and Michael Schumacher did their best to oblige.

Motor Racing: Schumacher victim of tyre trap

I USUALLY make one mistake a year," Michael Schumacher said after his spectacular departure from Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix. But no amount of flippancy could disguise his chagrin at throwing away the advantage that Ferrari has so assiduously been building in this year's cat-and-mouse world championship campaign.
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