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On This Day

Saturday 13th March 1999

19 years ago

British American Racing escaped with a mild rebuke from the FIA instead of a fine or suspension after apologising for its behaviour in a dispute over liveries and logos. BAR had fallen foul of the governing body when it presented one car painted in red, white and black and emblazoned with a Lucky Strike logo, the other in blue and yellow and promoting the 555 cigarette brand. "It's like having a football team with different shirts," Max Mosley, FIA president, said. "It's important that cars from the same team should be easily identified."