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Perfect Debut for New Tyrrell Ford Car
24 January 1997
|The Tyrrell team's
1997 Formula 1 challenger -- the 200 mph Tyrrell Ford 025 fulfilled its
initial promise at Silverstone yesterday (Thursday) when it completed two
days of trouble-free testing. The team's three drivers each sampled the
first 025 car to be built and were delighted with its performance and the
Ford engine. Despite near-freezing weather and poor visibility, the drivers
covered a total of 90 laps of the revised 3.2-mile Grand Prix circuit.
Tyrrell's 1997 Challenger
21 January 1997
|Tyrrell starts the FIA 1997 Formula 1 World Championship, its 30th season in Grand Prix racing, with a new car, new engine, new major sponsor and three of the hottest driving talents in the world. Tyrrell is confident that its latest car -- the 200 mph Tyrrell Ford 025 -- launched today (Tuesday) will prove to be a worthy challenger for top honours.|