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Driver dies on Phillip Island track

Last updated on: August 09, 2003 20:45 IST
  August 9, 2003 | 20:50 IST


Driver dies on Phillip Island track

John Bowe and Paul Stokell will start from the front row in round six of the Australian Nations Cup Championship after qualifying in tragic circumstances at Victoria's Phillip Island grand prix circuit today.
[foxsports.news.com.au]



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[foxsports.news.com.au]



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[hindustantimes.com]



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[hindustantimes.com]



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[hinduonnet.com]



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[globeandmail.com]



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[thesun.co.uk]



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[hindustantimes.com]



French golfer Farry fails dope test

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[hindustantimes.com]



Ronaldo feels flush

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[canoe.ca]



Down Under: Football more popular than cricket

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[ndtv.com]



Ecclestone denies 2004 Canadian Grand Prix has been axed

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[examiner.ie]



Mclaren to unveil 2004 drivers in Hungary

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[f1newstoday.com]



Arsenal tie up $88.5 million kit deal with Nike

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[forbes.com]



Courtney moves closer to F1

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[foxsports.news.com.au]



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[indystar.com]



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[bbc.co.uk]



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The gossip column

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[bbc.co.uk]



The back pages

To many non-football fans, and apparently there are a few, it may have seemed like the beautiful game never went away, but the new season finally kicks off on Saturday.
[bbc.co.uk]

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