Marc Gene: "Today's has been a very exciting battle. I did a good start without being involved in the big accident at the beginning. I soon reached the cars of the leading group and I tried to keep their pace. I was struggling with Jenson Button,...
"Today's has been a very exciting battle. I did a good start without being involved in the big accident at the beginning. I soon reached the cars of the leading group and I tried to keep their pace. I was struggling with Jenson Button, Mika Salo and Johnny Herbert but I was not as quick as they and I could not overtake. Perhaps I could have aimed at the points but I really pushed over my limit and honestly I couldn't do more than this."
"It has been a very tough race for me. After ten races, I believe that this was the most difficult one. I struggled with the first set of tires since the very beginning of the race and only after the pit-stop I could continue running in better conditions. This is clear if we look at the times I posted which were far better than those of the beginning. I hope to be luckier in the next race."
"Today's was a pleasing day for us. We did a good race and with today's result we have proved the competitiveness of both the car and the driver who was able to defend his position struggling for a result which was conquered without any gift given. Gaston has experienced a problem with the first set of tires, but he gave a valuable contribution to the good result obtained by the Team finishing a race where both Minardi cars crossed the finishing line."