Verstappen says he's staying at Arrows

Jos Verstappen has said he will stay at Arrows this season and has recently signed new "paperwork" with the team. Speaking at a fan club event on Sunday Verstappen stated that he was due to visit Arrows' factory in Leafield, UK: "I am visiting the...

Jos Verstappen has said he will stay at Arrows this season and has recently signed new "paperwork" with the team. Speaking at a fan club event on Sunday Verstappen stated that he was due to visit Arrows' factory in Leafield, UK: "I am visiting the factory again this week and I have sent them all the paperwork for the application on their request." He said.

Verstappen signed with Arrows for 2002 back in June last year but recently there have been persistent rumors that the team want Heinz Harald Frentzen to replace him.

The fate of Prost Grand Prix, with whom Frentzen finished the 2001 season, should be known soon and could be vital to the outcome of the Arrows debate. Frentzen has already stated that he will drive for Prost in 2002 if they make it to the grid.

Prost are facing liquidation after going into receivership in November, and a decision by the court of Versailles is imminent. Should the proposal put forward by a consortium of businessmen to save the team be rejected, Prost will be forced to fold

Should this happen, and should Frentzen then decide to take up an offer from Arrows, Verstappen could still be left without a seat for 2002.

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