Fisi unhappy after another retirement

Giancarlo Fisichella has expressed his unhappiness after being forced to retire from the Austrian Grand Prix with a fuel pressure problem, the third consecutive event in which the Jordan driver has failed to reach the finish

Fisi unhappy after another retirement

The Italian scored an upset victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix, but has failed to complete a race since. Fisichella's unhappiness has been compounded by the lack of grip of the EJ13 chassis.

"I am not happy at the moment," said Fisichella. "That was another disappointing race and my third retirement in three. We had a very difficult race, with extremely low grip levels. It is not good at all and we need something for the future. I know the team are working really hard and I hope we can find some improvements quite quickly."

Team-mate Ralph Firman battled to 11th in the race, and enjoyed a battle with McLaren star David Coulthard. "The car was quite good in the race and I managed to get past Coulthard at the safety car re-start," said Firman. "It's a shame we weren't able to score points."

Team boss Eddie Jordan was brutally honest about the competitiveness of his outfit's package. "We are just not quick enough," he said. "It's disappointing that we had another failure with Giancarlo and we are working very hard to prevent these things from happening. Ralph again did a good job to finish."

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