Frentzen may replace Fisichella for French GP

Heinz-Harald Frentzen may drive for DHL Jordan Honda in tomorrow's French Grand Prix following a successful application from the team to the Stewards of the Meeting. The FIA issued the following communication at 18.50 p.m. on 20 July...

Heinz-Harald Frentzen may drive for DHL Jordan Honda in tomorrow's French Grand Prix following a successful application from the team to the Stewards of the Meeting.

The FIA issued the following communication at 18.50 p.m. on 20 July 2002:

"The Stewards of the Meeting received a request from DHL Jordan Honda to substitute Heinz-Harald Frentzen as the Driver of car number 9 (formerly Giancarlo Fisichella), pursuant to Article 60 of the FIA 2002 Formula One Sporting Regulations.

The Stewards consider the circumstances to be force majeure and are satisifed as to the competency of Heinz-Harald Frentzen.

Provided that there are no contractual difficulties and provided all Teams competing in the 2002 French Grand Prix agree in writing by 09.15 a.m. on Sunday 21 July 2002, the Stewards permit the change of Driver, who will start from the back of the grid."

-jordan-

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Giancarlo Fisichella , Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Teams Jordan