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19-Aug: At the post Race Press Conference for the Hungarian GP, Michael Schumacher has described his 4th Title win as a great team achievement and said "I was talking to the team during the long lap we did, the slow lap we did and as always, trying to find the right words. In such moments, I'm probably not a bad racing driver but I'm quite a bad person finding the right words in such moments, so you have to forgive me. I can't say much more than it has been a beautiful weekend. We did everything we could have done. I came here with not such a good feeling, for whatever reason. I said to Jean 'I'm not sure this weekend is going to be the one when it will happen.' But we got pole position, we got the victory, I obviously equalised the 51 wins with Alain. And I got my fourth championship so, it's a bit too much for me right now to take it all in. I simply want to say that, it's a great achievement but the way it has been done what makes it so fantastic, because the team around us, Rubens and myself - you can't believe how wonderful the guys are, how much we stick together, in good times, in bad times and particularly in bad times, and sometimes we have them as well. We have such a great crew, such a good team that I'm really in love with all of them and it's so much fun to work with them. It's their achievement and I'm more than thankful to all of them."
When asked about how this Title compares to the other three he said "You always ask about comparisons. I don't think it matters actually. I think we want to enjoy this and each one is different and each victory feels different. It's always something special, to win a Grand Prix, to win a championship even more, so that's what counts."
As for the small 'off' that he had on his way to the grid, Michael said "Obviously this is the last moment before the race, you can simply check whether the fine tuning is all right and I usually do that and for whatever reason the back end stepped out entering the corner. I could have remained on the circuit using every inch of the kerb, but knowing what has happened to David and Verstappen this weekend I was concerned to do this and preferred to go around the kerb and I used the gravel. It wasn't ideal obviously, there was no damage to the car except a turning vane that we could change on the grid and after that the car was fine."
And for equalling the record of 51 wins with Alain Prost, he said "It's funny, we just had yesterday a chat in the motorhome and he said 'please win that race, I'm so bored all the time of answering that question: when's it going to happen, what do you feel for Michael, blah, blah, blah...' and I said exactly the same so he will be a little bit more happy - so will I - but then he said you have to win another one because now we're equal so you'll probably continue asking the question. All the big names that were in Formula One when I arrived there, they did mean something to me but they were so far away from me that I wasn't trying to think I was going to compete immediately with them. Around the time of Monza, my second race, when I was able to compete with them in the race even, I was thinking 'whoops! It looks better for me than I thought.' So, what he has achieved - certainly I admire what he has done and obviously I'm happy for myself that I have been able to do somehow the same."
Michael was also asked if he would help Rubens in his fight for second place in the Drivers' Championship, he replied "Rubens is a very important part of the team, he has contributed to quite a big time, I mean when he goes testing I can relax with my children, my family, because he is doing the job well. That's the way we work, and all together we have moved up to the step we are at now. And to some degree if I can help him be sure I do, because that's the way the teamwork has to be."
Michael finished by saying that although they haven't planned for a party, they will come up with something and said "Nothing is set up but I'm sure that we will find something, I'm pretty sure. We will see what it will be but it's going to be quite wet."

Rubens Barrichello was very happy to see Ferrari win the Constructors' Championship and said "I am. I am. I say that I'm having a wonderful season, and it's not because I'm just saying that, I'm really proud to be his team-mate and be part of the party. It think it's a fantastic party, I think it's a fantastic achievement. I don't think it's just coincidence that when I joined the team we won the whole time. It's something that I'm very proud, something that the team deserves and Michael deserves. I'm really really proud to be with them."
Barrichello added that he was very disappointed to have lost second place to David at the first pit stop but then he couldn't believe that he took second back at the second pit stop and said "To be honest, I had mixed emotions. The first time I was so disappointed and the second time I was so happy, I couldn't believe it myself. I think it was probably the same with DC but just the opposite. Fortunately for me, it worked out. I had a wonderful start. The first set of tyres was a bit difficult to drive on, so he was very close to me. I think he had a better 'in' lap or a better pit stop so he caught me there. And then I was driving really really fast to try and beat him on the second one and I was able to do a really quick 'out' lap and be able to be in front of him, so I'm very happy for that."

David Coulthard indicated that the best he could have hoped for was second and said "Obviously at the start being on the inside seems to have been a disadvantage because Rubens was able to pass me quite easily and opened up quite a gap going down to turn one. So I knew it was going to be difficult from there on. The fact that I was able to maintain the gap to Rubens made me realise that there was a chance at the pit stop. With the fuel that we were carrying I felt reasonably comfortable that he would have to pit before me. So it was pretty much the opposite of what was Rubens was saying, then obviously in that middle stint I was struggling a little more with the tyres, it wasn't a new set, and I'm not sure at the moment what part of the 'in' lap, the pit stop or the 'out' lap - it wasn't that because he passed me before the first corner - but certainly there was something that cost me the time. In reality second place was the best that could be achieved today and obviously today is about Michael's title, his win and obviously I congratulate him on that achievement, and recommend he takes a holiday for the last four Grands Prix."
Coulthard added that finishing second in the championship is not really important as all what he really wants is to win and said "You know really I don't feel any emotion for finishing second. I only want to win. It makes no difference to me really whether I'm second, third or fourth, whatever it happens to be. What's important is how I perform in each of the individual races and providing I know that I've given 100 per cent effort from myself, which I know isn't always the case, but that's obviously the goal, to try and achieve that, then I can't do more than that."
Describing his feelings on losing the fight for the Title, he said "I think that there's one or two issues about our performance during the year. I'm obviously pleased that personally I've performed at a higher level and that gives me a lot of confidence. And what might have been had we been in a situation where we had a car equal to the Ferrari or the car advantage that we had a couple of years ago. But that isn't the case unfortunately this year and you have to work together as a team to try and create that again. As to the original question, if you want to pick it apart there's no question that Michael deserves the championship and he's been consistently fast, made good use of what he's had and hasn't made any mistakes. I think you can't take that away from him or Ferrari: they've performed and we just go back to the drawing board."

19-Aug: What the teams and drivers said following the Race at the Hungaroring ... Report

19-Aug: Hungarian GP - Race: Michael Schumacher wins the Hungarian GP and secures his 4th World Title. Rubens Barrichello was second ahead of David Coulthard, Ralf Schumacher, Mika Hakkinen and Nick Heidfeld ... Timed Results ... Full Report ... Notes  

19-Aug: Hungarian GP - Warm-up: David Coulthard sets the fastest time ahead of Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello. Ralf Schumacher, Mika Hakkinen and Jarno Trulli make the top 6 ... Timed Results ... Full Report ... Notes 

18-Aug: At the post Qualifying Press Conference for the Hungarian GP, Michael Schumacher indicated that he didn't go out following his second run not because he needed to conserve tyres but because the second run was 100% perfect and said "It was not so much about saving tyres, honestly. It's simply that when you feel you have done the maximum and there's nothing you can do on the car and nothing you can do yourself, then you simply sit and wait, there's no point in wasting effort. That's what we did, just saved our energy."
As for the race tomorrow, Michael doesn't expect the gap to be this big and said "Be sure, it will not be as calm as what we have seen in qualifying. We have seen very often this year in qualifying that we have got it together but the race was much tighter, so I do expect a very tight race, a very competitive race from Rubens, from DC, so I guess the spectators are going to see a good show tomorrow. Anyway, we want to secure the championship, if possible, down here but before we can do that we need the ten points."

David Coulthard admitted that he couldn't have matched the pace of Michael in qualifying trim and that was not due to having to drive a different chassis and said "Actually the car felt very similar to yesterday. Sometimes you get a slight difference In feeling when you go from chassis to chassis but I wouldn't have known had it not been for the mechanics telling me how late they were up last night. So, I think as Michael said he's pretty happy with his lap, I think that in the morning session I was closer to having a perfect lap when I had more fuel on board but in qualifying I had to fight the car a little bit more, it was more messy - of course it was quicker because we had less fuel but you're fighting against the car a little and I don't think it was possible to achieve the time he was doing but I think it's possible to be a couple of tenths quicker."
David is hoping to be stronger in the race tomorrow and said "I think generally we've been a bit better in the races this year, so working on that basis I would expect to be a little bit closer. I'm not ahead at the moment but if I make a better start then track position is worth a lot here as it is in Monaco so the strategies vary a little bit and we'll have to see if it's enough to make a difference. I've at least got a clear run down to the first corner and you rely now as a driver on your start systems. As we've seen occasionally this year they can go wrong so there's still hope that I can be leading at the first corner."
Coulthard had his first run ruined by a slow Frentzen and was not too happy about that and said "I think he was on an out lap and obviously didn't know I was coming down on a timed lap and it was just a normal situation when a driver isn't paying attention. You should, I think, in qualifying try and respect the other drivers on a fast lap because otherwise it creates bad feeling and that's all."

Rubens Barrichello was disappointed with third as he expected to be a lot closer to Michael and said "I think the car felt very very good in the morning. My first run was quite good, the second one was coming even better and I had traffic and since then I lost the balance of the car, basically. I had too much understeer out there, and I couldn't set the time any more, together with the fact that the track was a little bit dirtier. It was just a plus. In the end, starting third in Hungary is not too bad, but I think the car was capable of doing better, even because I was much closer to Michael all through the sessions."

18-Aug: What the teams and drivers said following Qualifying at the Hungaroring ... Report

18-Aug: Hungarian GP - Qualifying: Michael Schumacher grabs pole 0.8 seconds ahead of David Coulthard. Rubens Barrichello, Ralf Schumacher, Jarno Trulli and Mika Hakkinen make the top 6 ... Timed Results ... Full Report ... Notes 

18-Aug: Hungarian GP - 2nd Saturday Practice Session: David Coulthard sets the fastest time of the session ahead of Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello. Nick Heidfeld, Mika Hakkinen and Jarno Trulli make the top 6 ... Timed Results ... Full Report ... Notes

18-Aug: Hungarian GP - 1st Saturday Practice Session: Michael Schumacher sets the fastest time of the session ahead of Rubens Barrichello and Mika Hakkinen. David Coulthard, Nick Heidfeld and Ralf Schumacher make the top 6 ... Timed Results ... Full Report ... Notes 

17-Aug: At the Friday Press Conference for the Hungarian GP, Bobby Rahal has indicated that Ford's decision to supply Cosworth engines to Arrows should not affect Jaguar and said "I understand the reasons for it. Ferrari seems to do it and to do it well so I see no reason why Cosworth can't, they've done it before. I don't think it's going to have an affect for us, although I think it helps Cosworth and financially it helps them. From an R&D standpoint it might help. In the end, I don't believe it's any kind of a detraction for us as a team. We've got to beat Arrows and everybody else for that matter so I don't worry about it one way or the other."
With regard to the issue of reducing engine capacity, Bobby said "I guess I have multiple views. I can't speak for Cosworth per se, but the stability of the rules is very important no matter what it may be, because any time you change the rules it just raises the costs. At the same time, although I haven't heard from any of our drivers that the cars are going too fast, the cars are supposed to be fast, so it's kind of different feelings, but I think rules stability is a key issue."

Craig Pollock agreed with Rahal on the issue of stability in the rules and said "I think changing the rules just for changing the rules doesn't make any sense, and if we can get stability, it helps us with the costs, so I would agree with everything he said."
Craig also explained why it was important for BAR to be ahead of Jordan heading into the 3-week break and said "Obviously we want to be in front of all the teams, it's not going to happen, but the closest that we have is Jordan. We both have the same engine, so we have a very good benchmark. It's important for us. It's not just Jordan, we can't just think of Jordan, it would help us if we could get ahead of Sauber as well. We don't think we are going to get ahead of Williams this year for some reason."

Paul Stoddart revealed that a decision will be made regarding Minardi's engine supplier for 2002 in a couple of weeks and said "Ask me in two weeks time. We've obviously got options and the next two weeks before Spa will see those options all exhausted and we will have made a decision. Very encouraging. It's nice to have choice."
Stoddart indicated that he expects Alex Yoong to drive for the team from Monza depending on when he'll be granted a Superlicence and said "At the moment, as you know, he's been testing for us and he will continue this week and if his FIA Superlicence goes through then I would hope to have him in the car this year and I think it will. I think the earliest we could get him into the car would be Monza. If we can get him in for the last three races then that would give him a good benchmark and then he will have the winter to do a lot more testing for next year."

Giancarlo Fisichella is targeting a top 10 for qualifying here and said "Here we have a new aerodynamics package which is very good, we are very happy, very impressed. We are working with race fuel so we are confident to be in the top ten tomorrow. Obviously it's the biggest change of the season. Tomorrow we will even have a qualifying engine so we are very optimistic."
He also indicated that despite Benetton's option on him for next year ran out he still wants to stay at Benetton and said "The option was the 15th of August, now the option is gone so it's my decision now to make my choice of team, but I think I will stay again. We are still in discussions with the team. I've got a few options but my target is to stay with the team, and I'm confident to do that."

David Coulthard explained the damage he did to his car in the morning session and said "First of all I made a mistake going into the corner and understeered wide and there's a different kerb there, the same type of kerbs that we have on the inside of the last chicane in Canada which seem to work quite well there for not pulling the dirt and grass onto the track. But I looked at the track yesterday and I thought this might be a bit difficult to have them on the exit of the corner, because they are about three and a half inches high and it's not ramped up - you just run straight into them. So in this case, I ran wide and it smashed the underside of my chassis. So we will have to change cars for tomorrow. So I was a little bit surprised, not just because I made a mistake and I paid the price for it, but I'm a little bit surprised that we allowed those kerbs to be put in place and it's one of the things that we need to talk about with Charlie this evening. We've discussed many times in the drivers meetings that the penalty for making a mistake should be a loss of time, it shouldn't be damaging your chassis. If you hit the barrier, well, there you go, that's the limit of the circuit. But to have your car smashed on a kerb like that is just stupid really."
As for the importance of this weekend, Coulthard said "I'm not really thinking about it. It's the same at the beginning of the year when people are asking about championships and all the rest of it. It's not won or lost at one race. It's the accumulation of races that give you a championship or lose you a championship. The fact is that at this point, they as a team have done a better job than we have as a team, myself included in that team element. There's no magic, you just have to get on and do your job. If we lose the opportunity to - in theory - keep the championship alive this weekend, it won't just be because of this weekend."

Jean Alesi was simply too excited to be driving for Jordan and said "It's very exciting. I'm so happy to be driving for Eddie - obviously too excited because this morning I went off, but I was enjoying too much my first laps!. I finished the session very well, tomorrow will probably be a lot easier for me now I've started with Eddie and I want to do a good job."
Alesi indicated that after receiving a letter from Alain Prost that he didn't like he decided to quit and added "It's really some things I did not like. I spoke with my brother because - although now I'm very happy because I'm driving for Eddie - but at the time I was really down and I understood my career in Formula One was finished. I had no feeling to work anymore with this kind of relationship."
Asked if this was his last opportunity, he said "I would say I'm close to the end anyway, but I will use this opportunity the best I can because I enjoy very much when I am driving the car and I understand that it's a fantastic chance for me so I will concentrate on this opportunity."

17-Aug: What the teams and drivers said following Friday practice at the Hungaroring ... Report

17-Aug: Hungarian GP - 2nd Practice Session: Michael Schumacher sets the fastest time ahead of Rubens Barrichello and Mika Hakkinen. Ralf Schumacher, Eddie Irvine and Jean Alesi make the top 6 ... Timed Results ... Full Report ... Notes

17-Aug: Hungarian GP - 1st Practice Session: Michael Schumacher sets the fastest time of the session ahead of Rubens Barrichello and Mika Hakkinen. David Coulthard, Ralf Schumacher and Nick Heidfeld ... Timed Results ... Full Report ... Notes

16-Aug: At the Thursday Press Conference for the Hungarian GP, Kazutoshi Nishisawa indicated that Takuma Sato is one of the young talents that Honda likes and would always support. He added that Sato is under a testing contract with BAR and not with Honda. 
Nishisawa described as rumours talk of an engine deal between McLaren and Honda in 2004 and added that Honda are very happy with BAR and Jordan.
As for next year, Honda's target is to win races and Nishisawa was happy with the progress on the new engine for next year and said "The engine programme for next year is going well right now. I'm happy with that. We have already completed first dyno testing, without problems. There are no plans for when it will run, but probably the beginning of next year in the new chassis."
With regards to Frentzen's departure from Jordan, Nishisawa declined to comment on whether Jordan consulted Honda in that regard and said "Final decision on driver choice is with the teams. We respect the team's decision."

Luciano Burti described why he spun at Hockenheim as a result of his crash at the start and said "After my crash, I banged my arm somewhere inside the car and it was a bit sore, even before the re-start, but of course, after a few laps it got worse and worse up to the moment I couldn't hold the car any more. I think I made three mistakes in five laps because I really couldn't hold the car, and I went off on one lap. I was already on the radio asking the team if I could stop, but we had a chance of maybe scoring points they told me to keep going. But it's OK now."
Frentzen is Burti's thrid team-mate this season after Irvine at Jaguar and Alesi at Prost. Burti describes the experience as tough and challenging and said "My season has been pretty interesting. I've been working in different teams with different team-mates. But so far I think it has been pretty good because it's not easy to change teams during the season and I've been tackling my first season with very experienced team-mates, they are experienced and they are probably at the peak of their career. With Eddie, I have been able to be competitive. I've always been pretty close to him, sometimes ahead. With Jean it's been similar. Two times I have been ahead of him twice and one time when I was behind I was close. I think for my first season as a driver it's been a pretty good achievement and I hope to keep doing the same with Heinz now. The good thing for me is that it's very important to learn as much as you can as a beginner and all of them have a lot of experience and for that reason I am very happy to be with Heinz for the remainder of the season."
As for how he think Jean Alesi will perform at Prost, he said "Jean needs to be happy to perform. I think Jordan can supply that. I'm not sure that he's going to get all the equipment that he needs like the pedals, because he brakes with the right foot. I'm not sure if he can do that at Jordan. He likes to have the clutch as a pedal as opposed to on the steering wheel, so he can be upset if he doesn't have those little things. For sure he's going to be a guy who is pushing all the time. He has a great talent, very good car control and if Jordan gives him what he needs he will do the job."

Heinz Harald Frentzen indicated that he was pleased with what he saw at Prost so far and said "I try to adapt as quick as possible to the team. There are five races left. I haven't done any proper testing. I just did a run to check the seat and the pedals so I just have to start from zero and to see how I get along with the people. Obviously before I signed the contract, I went to the factory. I wanted to see all the data and facilities and possibilities and all this information was enough for me to decide to drive for the team. I think from the basics the team is OK. There are some very professional people working there."
He is hoping to get more speed out of the Prost and said "There's are a lot of things that we can achieve this year. Hopefully we can improve the car a bit more, because the car is reliable from what I have seen so far. We have to work on it to get a little more speed out of the car. For me the tyres are new as well, so that's a considerable new challenge as well. Maybe Ralf will tell me some secrets if he wants to. It doesn't look like it! So basically the tyres are for me a new set of circumstances and I would like to learn as much as possible and as quickly as possible."
Frentzen once again declined to give any more details on the situation with Jordan and said "I don't want to go into details. The small details that I gave away were just the facts, the fact that Jordan had faxed me after Silverstone Grand Prix, and that's all I want to say about this. Everything will go into court, that's for sure, and the rest I will leave Eddie to say."

Ralf Schumacher indicated that he was misquoted about blaming Montoya for the engine failure and said "I think Hockenheim's over isn't it? I made the finish at least, I think that's the important thing. But I think what the English newspapers said was wrong, I think they misquoted me a bit - I've never said that he is responsible that the engine failed. At the end of the day the engine doesn't survive then something's wrong with it."
As for how Williams will perform here at the Hungaroring, he said "This is a different circuit for us, it's very tight, you need a lot of downforce here, you need to have mechanical grip and we have struggled to deliver that. I don't know how the new car with the Michelin tyres will work here or whether the tyres will give us an advantage over Bridgestone here. Hopefully it will not be too far off but we will see. From what I have heard Ferrari have made a special aero package for here and they're really going for it. The last two years they were pretty strong here so I think they're the team to beat."
Ralf is optimistic about finishing second in the Drivers' Championship and said "It looks pretty good but we still have five races to go and this circuit I consider to be a bit better for McLaren but we'll see."

Juan Pablo Montoya believes the long pit stop at Hockenheim caused his engine to fail and said "You can't really say it's luck, it's racing and things like that happen. I think I didn't have a problem with the engine, I think the only thing that happened was the pit stop was so long the engine overheated and that was it. There's nothing you can do about it, you're driving within the limits of the engine, you can't really over-rev the engine or do anything to it with all the electronics and everything so you just drive it to the limit."
When asked if he would be helping Ralf to finish second in the Drivers' Championship he said "Not at this point. At the end of the day he's not going to win the championship so we're scoring points for the constructors' championship so for that it doesn't matter if he finishes ahead or behind me. If the order is given by the team to let him by, I would."

16-Aug: The Hungarian Grand Prix was added to the Formula 1 calendar in 1986 and has been on the calendar ever since. Ayrton Senna holds the most number of wins with 3. Behind him there are 5 drivers with 2 wins each (Mika Hakkinen, Damon Hill, Michael Schumacher, Nelson Piquet and Jacques Villeneuve). Mika Hakkinen won here in '99 and 2000 and if he wins this year he will be the first to win the Hungarian 3 times in a row.
Williams and McLaren have dominated this event with 7 wins for Williams and 5 for McLaren leaving just 2 wins for Ferrari and 1 for Benetton.

Michael Schumacher holds the most number of Poles with 4 followed by Ayrton Senna with 3 and Riccardo Patrese and Mika Hakkinen with 2 each.
Williams have won 6 Poles ahead of McLaren's 4 and Ferrari's 3.

Of the current drivers, Jean Alesi will make his 11th appearance at the event, David Coulthard has had the most number of podium finishes at Hungary with 4 but has never won the race while Mika Hakkinen, Michael Schumacher and Jacques Villeneuve have each won twice at Hungary.

15-Aug: Michael Schumacher returned from his holiday with his family ready for Hungary and targeting his 51st career win as well as his 4th World Title. He said "I am really looking forward to the race in Budapest. It�s time, that thing's start moving again. I am really geared up to driving now. I have already said several times that our car does actually look good on all track profiles and I therefore count on us being right at the front again in Budapest. With Ferrari�s aerodynamic package, a development of the one from Monaco, I do believe we have reason to be confident.�
Michael also indicated that he is not under any pressure as his aim was to win the title for Ferrari and he did that last year and said "I already said at the beginning of the year that I achieved my main aim, the World Championship with Ferrari, last year and everything else after that I see as a bonus. I go into every race with the aim to win. Everything else just happens."

Jean Todt is aiming for his 2 Ferraris to finish on the podium and possibly secure the World Constructors Title (a 1-2 Ferrari finish will win them the title regardless of where McLaren and Williams finish) but he stressed that they are keeping their feet on the ground and will not be counting their chickens before they hatch and said "We arrive in Hungary leading both championships and for the first time this season, it is mathematically possible for us to take the Drivers' and Constructors' titles. Despite this, we are approaching the weekend prudently, with our feet firmly on the ground, because we know that is actually possible for us to lose both championships. We have seen that it does not take much to have a problem, an accident, or suffer with a lack of reliability. We know the world of racing too well to count our chickens before they hatch. Obviously, we are favourites. We know this, but we will tackle the Hungarian Grand Prix like any other so far. We will try and win and get both cars onto the podium. The Hungaroring is the highest downforce track since Monaco, where overtaking is particularly difficult, making qualifying very important. We know we can also expect very high temperatures which put the mechanical components under a lot of stress."

15-Aug: "Will Schumacher try?" is the title of the 26th issue from the Diagnosis and Prognosis Series for the 2001 season. In this issue, the Heretic looks at the upcoming Hungarian Grand Prix - Issue 26

14-Aug: Jean Alesi shook down the Jordan EJ11 for the first time at Silverstone. As was the case with Frentzen who shook down the Prost a couple of days ago, Alesi only covered 50 kilometres due to the FIA testing ban in effect. Both Jean Alesi and team boss Eddie Jordan were positive following the shakedown. 
Jean Alesi said
"I've had a busy and productive day as there was a lot to learn about the car. Although we could only complete a total of 50 kilometres as it was a shakedown, we made some good progress. We mainly concentrated on my seat and driving position to make me feel comfortable in the car and it was good to work with my car crew and engineers so we could get to know each other. The EJ11 feels very good to drive so I'm really looking forward to the Hungarian Grand Prix to experience its true potential and race in a car that has proved to be very competitive."
Eddie Jordan said
"Jean has settled into the EJ11 very quickly and feels comfortable and confident. A fabulous attribute of Jean's is that he gives 100% at all times and we want to give him a car that can enable him to demonstrate his talent. He has taken time to get to know the team members as well as the car and he has fitted into the team with great ease. Jordan has achieved some very competitive results this season, both in qualifying and races, and I think that Jarno and Jean will be a particularly good pairing and compliment each other well to achieve further success."

13-Aug: "Can Michael win the Drivers' Championship in Hungary ?" The Hungarian Grand Prix Preview is now available ... Race Preview

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