JUNE 21, 2002
Fisichella and Sauber
The one possibility is that Heidfeld will disappear off to a drive at Toyota, leaving a gap which Fisichella might take. Fisichella is believed to be under option to Jordan for 2003 but, as there are clauses in his contract regarding performance and a works engine, it is quite possible that he could move on.
The latest word from Japan, incidentally, is that Honda might not be as hard on Jordan as has been suggested as the company does not wish to see Jordan running into difficulties because of its decisions. Having said that one must remember that Honda did not have such qualms some years back with Williams.