Eddie Irvine in Japan

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Details

Location

Japan

Year

1999

Source

BBC NI

Format

Beta, video

colour

Length

04min 35sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

This BBC sports item features Newtownards-born Formula 1 driver, Eddie Irvine, in Japan in 1999.

Notes

On October 31, 1999, Eddie Irvine would participate in the Japanese Grand Prix at the Suzuka International Racing Course. Mika Häkkinen and Eddie Irvine were battling for the drivers title. In the end, Häkkinen won the race and the drivers' title. Irvine finished third in the race and runner-up in the Drivers' Championship.

Shot List

BBC NI Sports presenter Stephen Watson reports. Features interviews with spectators of the Formula 1 race in Japan in 1999. Also features highlights of the race.

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