The eight drivers, running order and the route for the Formula One display in London next week was confirmed today. Team boss Eddie Jordan and pit babes Michelle Clack and Leah Newman picked the 'starting grid' on Regent Street this ...
The eight drivers, running order and the route for the Formula One display in London next week was confirmed today. Team boss Eddie Jordan and pit babes Michelle Clack and Leah Newman picked the 'starting grid' on Regent Street this morning.
Cristiano da Matta will line up first for Toyota, with 1992 F1 champion Nigel Mansell alongside in second for Jordan. Ferrari test driver Luca Badoer is third and BAR star Jenson Button fourth.
Minardi's Zsolt Baumgartner was drawn fifth and will have Juan Pablo Montoya next to him in the Williams, sixth. David Coulthard's McLaren will start seventh and former F1 driver and commentator Martin Brundle completes the order in the Jaguar, eighth.
The cars will follow a route from Waterloo Place, up Regent Street, turn right into Great Marlborough Street, left into Little Argyll Street, left again back onto Regent Street and then return to Waterloo Place.
James Jeong, President of LG Electronics UK, the title sponsor of the event said "We are delighted and honoured to be part of this unique and exciting event. This partnership strengthens LG Electronics' position as a global leader in pioneering technology. This association demonstrates a shared philosophy to achieve technical excellence and strive for the best."
Simon Milton, Leader of Westminster City Council added: "Westminster is delighted to be hosting the F1 experience. It is one of a number of initiatives that we hope will continue to attract Londoners and visitors to the heart of one of the world's greatest Cities."
1. Cristiano da Matta - Toyota
2. Nigel Mansell - Jordan
3. Luca Badoer - Ferrari
4. Jenson Button - BAR
5. Zsolt Baumgartner - Minardi
6. Juan Pablo Montoya - Williams
7. David Coulthard - McLaren
8. Martin Brundle - Jaguar