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Johnny looks for a repeat performance... ...while Eddie just wants to keep all four wheels! Herbert returns to the Nurburgring this weekend with fond memories. Last year, he won the the European Grand Prix there, and is hoping for the...

Johnny looks for a repeat performance...
...while Eddie just wants to keep all four wheels!

Herbert returns to the Nurburgring this weekend with fond memories. Last year, he won the the European Grand Prix there, and is hoping for the same result in 2000.

"I'm really looking forward to going back after last year's victory," said Johnny. "I hope the testing we have done will be beneficial to us and that the clutch will be better for the start."

It was a different story for Eddie Irvine in 1999, who had a nightmare race. "The Nurburgring last year was F1's attempt to win a comedy award, when my old team thought I was racing a Morgan three-wheeler and lost one of my wheels at the pitstop!" joked Eddie. "On a more positive note, it was a great race for Stewart with Johnny winning. And the track does have some overtaking opportunities."

Jaguar Racing has been working flat-out since the Spanish Grand Prix and completed a three-day test at Jerez last Thursday. "We tried out various set-ups for the Nurburgring," said race director Andy Miller. "And spent a lot of time on starts, as we have suffered in this area over the past few races. As the race is earlier this year the climate should be better, although we think we can cope with whatever the weather throws at us."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Eddie Irvine
Teams Jaguar Racing