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Mild Seven Benetton Playlife 2000


Mild Seven Benetton Playlife B200


Year: 2000

Designer: Pat Symonds

Chassis: Benetton carbon fibre

Engine: Playlife 3.0 litre V10 FB02 made by Supertech/Mecachrome

Gearbox: Benetton 6 speed

Electronics: Magneti Marelli

Wheels: BBS

Tyres: Bridgestone



Giancarlo Fisichella (I) 11

born: 14th January 1973 in Rome/Italy

First Grand Prix: Australia 1996 with a Minardi Ford

Teams: Minardi, Jordan, Benetton



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Alexander Wurz (A) 12

born: 15th February 1974 in Waithofen/Austria

First Grand Prix: Canada 1997 in a Benetton Renault

Teams: Benetton



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Antonio Pizzonia (BR) Test / Giorgio Pantano (I) Test


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Giancarlo Fisichella in the Benetton Playlife B200 ahead of Dutchman Jos Verstappen in the Arrows Supertech. Both cars use identical engines developed by Renault, built by Mecachrome and sold by Supertech. At Benetton the power unit is called Playlife by a company belonging to the Benetton group


Since 1994 the Benetton team is sponsored by Japan Tobacco with their cigarette brand MILD SEVEN


As the most other drivers Giancarlo Fisichella wears a fireproof hood under his helmet to protect his head against possible burns


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