How Jordan laid its foundations in 1990

How Jordan laid its foundations in 1990

This week's AUTOSPORT magazine will revisit 1990, a formative year for Jordan Grand Prix before its '91 F1 debut. GARY ANDERSON shares the inside story of an at-times challenging but ultimately rewarding 12 months

As 1990 was the season before I came back into Formula 1 with the Jordan team, it's a very interesting year for AUTOSPORT to look back on this week.

The regulations at that time were pretty simple, and in that regard we were lucky in the timing of attempting to move into F1. The turbos had gone at the end of 1988, but there were a range of 3.5-litre engines with different configurations - V8s, V10s, V12 as well as a few more unusual ones - and you could do it on a realistic budget.

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