Michael Schumacher signed off his triumphant 2000 season on this day 20 years ago with a win which confirmed Ferrari as constructors champions for the 10th time.
On this day 20 years ago Michael Schumacher defeated Mika Hakkinen in a strategic fight at Suzuka to cliinch his third world title – and first for Ferrari.
On this day 20 years ago an engine failure for Mika Hakkinen drastically changed the complexion of the 2000 championship fight, and brought Michael Schumacher within touching distance of the title.
An emotional Michael Schumacher wept after equalling Ayrton Senna’s victory tally 20 years ago today, following a crash which claimed the life of a marshal at Monza.
Mika Hakkinen denied Michael Schumacher victory in the Belgian Grand Prix with a thrilling, three-wide pass on this day 20 years ago.
On this day 20 years ago Michael Schumacher lost the championship lead for the first time in his bid to win the 2000 title after a stunning start by Mika Hakkinen at the Hungaroring.
Michael Schumacher suffered his second first-lap crash in as many races in the German Grand Prix 20 years ago today, but that was only the first of the day’s dramas.
Michael Schumacher’s progress to his first world title with Ferrari suffered a blow when he crashed out on lap one in Austria 20 years ago today, and Mika Hakkinen won.
The French Grand Prix, 20 years ago today, marked the mid-point in the season. Michael Schumacher started from pole position, but had David Coulthard’s rapid McLaren alongside.
Michael Schumacher won in the wet 20 years ago today in Canada after Ferrari told Rubens Barrichello to follow his brake-troubled team mate home.
Michael Schumacher was romping to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix 20 years ago today when misfortune struck the Ferrari driver.
Michael Schumacher edged closer to his first world title for Ferrari 20 years ago today by passing Mika Hakkinen to win in the rain at home.
Mika Hakkinen cut Michael Schumacher’s points lead by winning the Spanish Grand Prix 20 years ago today, while David Coulthard rebounded after a fatal plane crash.
Michael Schumacher’s pursuit of his first championship with Ferrari suffered a setback 20 years ago today following a resurgent performance by McLaren at Silverstone.
Michael Schumacher extended his championship lead after coming from behind to beat Mika Hakkinen at Imola 20 years ago today.
Michael Schumacher’s pursuit of his first world championship as a Ferrari driver took another step forward 20 years ago today in Brazil, while McLaren were stung by a disqualification.
In a new series, RaceFans reviews every race from the 2000 season, marking 20 years since Michael Schumacher won his first world championship as a Ferrari driver.
Heinz-Harald Frentzen will be the drivers’ representative on the stewards’ panel for this weekend’s European Grand Prix. Frentzen raced in F1 from 1994 to 2003, starting 156 races for Sauber, Williams, Jordan (twice), Prost and Arrows. The German driver entered F1 having been on Mercedes’ young driver programme with Michael Schumacher and Karl Wendlinger. After … Continue reading Frentzen joins Valencia stewards
Following the recent spate of dubious penalty decisions involving Sebastien Bourdais, Lewis Hamilton (at Fuji and Spa) and Felipe Massa, many F1 drivers have voiced a desire to see a permanent stewards appointed. Ideally they would like one with relevant, recent Grand Prix experience. So who could fit the bill? Here’s a few potential names.
It’s the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend and all eyes are on what will surely be the the Audi-Peugeot battle for overall honours. I was particularly interested to see that Peugeot’s line up is almost entirely comprised of ex-F1 drivers, including one former world champion. Of their nine drivers only Nicolas Minassian doesn’t have … Continue reading F1 drivers in the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours