The humble video that secured an unforgettable underdog F1 win
Twenty years ago this month, the FIA didn’t realise it had cocked up the finishing order of the Brazilian Grand Prix. It took the persistent detective work of the IT team at Jordan Grand Prix to prove Giancarlo Fisichella had won at Interlagos and oblige McLaren and Kimi Raikkonen to hand back the Brazilian trophy at Imola two weeks later.
Eddie Jordan would have celebrated a point for eighth place, never mind the 10 that eventually came his way. The 2003 season was all about survival for Jordan, a mission seemingly made even more difficult just before the start in Brazil when rain added to the track’s inherent hazards. The Jordan technical crew, led by Gary Anderson, saw it differently.
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