Ferrari buys Irvine's contract

Today's Helsingin Sanomat reports: Maranello/London -- On Tuesday Ferrari announced unexpectedly that Eddie Irvine will partner Michael Schumacher in 1996. The contract also covers the seasons '97 and '98. Ferrari did not disclose the amount of...

Today's Helsingin Sanomat reports:

Maranello/London -- On Tuesday Ferrari announced unexpectedly that Eddie Irvine will partner Michael Schumacher in 1996. The contract also covers the seasons '97 and '98. Ferrari did not disclose the amount of money they are paying Jordan for the driver who was already under contract to them. The Italian Corriere dello Sport speculates the amount to be in excess of 5 million USD.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Michael Schumacher
Teams Ferrari , Jordan