New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills

The iconic Grand Prix Circuit will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack on June 16.

Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

Suzuki kicks off its new model assault with an all new Swift hatchback and standalone sedan called the Dzire.


2005-05-20 09:41

The former Ferrari and Jaguar driver, who made his F1 debut for team founder Eddie Jordan, is reportedly backed by an unnamed Russian businessman.

Earlier, separate speculation hinted that Russian-Canadian Alex Shnaider regrets buying the Silverstone based operation.

Indeed, he narrowly averted a recent winding-up petition courtesy of an unpaid creditor, and stalled on due payments for the Brackley wind tunnel to the point that Eddie Jordan ordered locks to be changed.

Irvine, 39, stayed away from the F1 paddock since he retired in 2002, but - this year - has now shown up at Imola, Barcelona, and (on Sunday) Monte Carlo.

He appeared on a recent Irish rich-list as wealthier even than countryman Eddie Jordan, who sold the team last season. -GMM

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