Great race, but no points for Irvine

Eddie Irvine said he loved every minute of the British Grand Prix - despite failing to score a single point

Great race, but no points for Irvine

The Jaguar driver finished the Silverstone race back in ninth, but on his way to the chequered flag set some of the race's fastest lap times and overtook several of his rivals.

"The race was great fun today," said the Ulsterman, who had qualified 15th for the 60-lap race. "I enjoyed all of it.

"The start proved to be difficult because I lost a lot of places. We had new tyres on the front and back and I had a lot of understeer. In fact, every race this season has been a struggle for that reason.

"We had a good strategy and I overtook a few cars," added Irvine."I really got stuck into it and set some good laps. It was a good race and I can't complain."

Irvine has only finished in the points once this year, taking an impressive third place at Monaco.

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