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FEBRUARY 18, 2004

Murphy on the move

Chris Murphy, former Lola-Larrousse, Leyton House and Lotus F1 designer has quit the Astromega Formula 3000 team to join Opel Team Phoenix in the DTM. Murphy has been with Astromega for five years, during which time he has overseen the likes of Fernando Alonso, the late Gonzalo Rodriguez and Giorgio Pantano. Murphy joins former Lotus man Jean Claude Martens, who has designed the new Opel DTM car which will be driven by Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Timo Scheider, Manuel Reuter, Marcel Fassler, Laurent Aiello and Peter Dumbreck.