Jaguar deny Franchitti test

JAGUAR have dismissed suggestions that Champcar driver Dario Franchitti is set to test with the Milton Keynes-based team this week.

Jaguar have been linked with the Scot, who finished second in last year's championship behind Williams-linked Juan Pablo Montoya, as they are believed to be looking for a replacement driver for Johnny Herbert.

"Dario is not testing with us this weekend and we do not intend to in the imminent future either," said a spokesperson for the team.

Jaguar, however, refused to confirm whether they had been in contact with the driver.

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