Honda F1 website

FEBRUARY 9, 2004

The situation with Pantano

Giorgio Pantano will be the second Jordan driver in 2004 if money which has been promised is delivered to Jordan. Pantano is believed to have gathered promises of around $5m in sponsorship but must now get the money in order to secure the drive.

The fact that the total income is so low would seem to suggest that Benson & Hedges changed its mind about paying an extra $6m for a British driver