FORMULA ONE: Wilson GP hope.JUSTIN WILSON
Justin Wilson (born 31 July, 1978, Rotherham, England) is a British racing driver from England. could still be in Formula One next season despite losing his drive with Jaguar Racing Jaguar Racing was a Formula One team that competed in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship from 2000 to 2004. It was formed from the purchase by Ford of Jackie Stewart's Stewart Grand Prix Formula One team in June 1999. yesterday.
Former boss Paul Stoddart Paul Stoddart, born May 26, 1955, is an Australian millionaire and former owner of the Minardi Formula One racing team. He has now taken the Minardi brand into the Champ Car World Series after his purchase of the former CTE-HVM team which he has renamed Minardi Team USA. said last night he was "optimistic" that Wilson would be back with his Minardi team in 2004 if a deal could be worked out.
The 25-year-old, who joined Jaguar from Minardi for the last five races of last season, has been replaced by Austrian Christian Klien who has the pounds 10million backing of energy drink company Red Bull.
Yet just hours after it was confirmed Wilson would be looking for a new drive, Stoddart told the Press Association: "I am optimistic that we can find a way to keep Justin in F1.
"I have been in discussions with Jaguar although it is too early to make any positive comment. I would be proud to have Justin back in the team if a financial deal can be put together. He had a fantastic relationship with us when he was here."