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Flashback: Jubilant Irvine wins dramatic Austrian Grand Prix
The 1999 season was a classic battle between the two biggest teams in the sport: McLaren and Ferrari. This titanic battle took a dramatic turn in round eight at Silverstone when Ferrari’s leading charger Michael Schumacher suffered a huge crash at Stowe, breaking his leg and putting him out of action for most of the remainder of the season. Consequently, Maranello’s championship hopes now rested on their number two driver Eddie Irvine, who was the only man who could beat the mighty McLarens and their leading driver, defending world champion Mika Hakkinen. The 1999 Austrian Grand Prix saw Finn Mika Salo brought into to replace the double world champion at Ferrari and he needed to do his very best to aid Eddie Irvine in his pursuit of a maiden world championship. In qualifying, the McLarens were simply untouchable with Hakkinen leading a McLaren front-row lock-out. Irvine was third but over one second off the pole position time. Mika Salo was seventh on his Ferrari debut with Heinz-Harald Frentzen fourth ahead of the Stewart duo of Rubens Barrichello and Johnny Herbert. On race day, the skies are overcast but the threat of rain is minimal. Hakkinen gets away well from pole but heading into turn two, his teammate spins the Finn around 180° causing the 1998 World Champion to fall to the back of the grid. Meanwhile, Salo runs into the back of a slow moving Johnny Herbert, detaching the Brit’s rear wing and ruining his chances of a good result.
Eddie Redmayne is to star in 'The Last Days of Night'.
The 34-year-old actor has signed a deal to appear in director Mortum Tyldum's new movie which focuses on the "War of Currents" between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse in the US in the 1880s and 1890s.
Both men were racing to establish one American electricity system with the Edison Electric Light Company's direct current (DC) based delivery in direct competition with the Westinghouse Electric Company's alternating current (AC) system.
The two rivals fought on the front pages of newspapers and in the Supreme Court, which included a struggle over who would power the country's first electric chair execution.
Five potential replacements for Big Sam
Fresh and strong reports have emerged this morning in regards to the new England manager’s position, and it just so happens that Black Cats boss Sam Allardyce is the front runner for the vacancy. Big Sam has made no secret in the past about his desire to manage England one day, and it would be tough to begrudge him should he take the job. Sadly, this is not a football video game, and the likelihood of Allardcye managing both England and Sunderland is slim to none. Sunderland never seem to do things easily. Finally, a stable manager who can take the club forward has came along and now the national team suddenly remember where Sunderland is on the map and look to prize away our manager, typical. Although this situation is far from ideal, Sunderland have been in far bigger dilemmas than this one. Below we take a look at five potential candidates for the Wearside hot-seat in the even that Sam Allardyce brings his Sunderland career to a premature end.
Redmayne will play lawyer Paul Cravath who represented Edison in his career making case.
The movie is based on a script written by Graham Moore and is the second project the scriptwriter and Tyldum have teamed up for following their 2014 World War II code breaking film 'Imitation Game' - which earned Moore the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar.
The Black Bear Pictures drama is due to start filming in the UK in January.
This year, Redmayne was nominated for the Best Actor Oscar for his performance as transgender artist Lili Elbe in 'The Danish Girl,' a year after he took home the same prize for his portrayal of motor neurone disease sufferer and genius physicist Stephen Hawkins in 'The Theory of Everything.'
He was recently at San Diego Comic-Con promoting his next film, the Harry Potter spin-off 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' which is in cinemas on November 18.
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