Heidfeld chases Jordan future

Nick Heidfeld has visited the Jordan Grand Prix headquarters near Silverstone to negotiate for a drive with the team in 2004, according to this week's AUTOSPORT. The former Mercedes protégé was released from his Sauber contract at the end of the season and is desperately searching for a way to stay in Formula 1 next year

Heidfeld chases Jordan future

The Jordan chance is a massive boost for Heidfeld, who told the German media last week that he was seriously concerned about his chances of landing a seat next year. His race options are running out and he has too much experience to qualify for a Friday testing role.

"It would be terrible if I am not in Formula 1 next year," said Heidfield. "I believe I am a good driver and I refuse to accept that it is suddenly all over. I am only 26 and these are the worst months of my life. "

Jordan has made no secret of his interest in Heidfeld who is also linked to the vacant Jaguar seat. McLaren test driver Alex Wurz is favourite to land the Jaguar drive, which is thought to require a budget, but Heidfeld, Jos Verstappen and Justin Wilson are all in the running.


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