Frentzen: Jordan must sort its gizmos

Heinz-Harald Frentzen says Jordan will continue to throw away valuable world championship points unless it gets to grips with its troublesome launch control system.

Frentzen: Jordan must sort its gizmos

The German and his team mate Jarno Trulli put in the best team performance of the season to qualify fourth and fifth, but in the first few hundreds yards of the race, all their good work had gone up in smoke.

Frentzen struggled to get off the grid as his launch control system malfunctioned - and it is not the first time it has happened this season. In Austria, both Jordans were embarrassingly left on the grid.

While Trulli's race this time lasted only a few hundreds yards when he tangled with David Coulthard at the first bend, he believes he could have made the podium.

"For some reason we are not up to date with the starts," said Frentzen, who finished the Silverstone race back in seventh. "We pretty much lost it all at the start and we never managed to get back again. This is very difficult and we are losing valuable points. I am disappointed.

"Then during the race I broke an aerodynamic device which gave me a lot of understeer and I couldn't really overtake anymore," he added. "It was just a matter of getting to the finish after that, but I was two seconds a lap slower than I could have been."

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