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CorporateJapanFebruary 26, 2001
Honda Announces Formula 1 Participation Structure for the 2001 Season

Tokyo, February 26, 2001---Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its Formula 1 organizational structure for the upcoming season in the year 2001.

Overview of the new team structure:

Team Name: British American Racing Honda
Jordan Honda

Leader For Racing Machine Development: Toru Ogawa,
Executive Chief Engineer,
Honda R&D Co., Ltd.

Overview of Honda Racing Development, Ltd.
    President: Shoichi Tanaka
    Technical Director: Kazutoshi Nishizawa
    Chassis Project Leader: Kiyoyuki Doi
    Chief Engineer, Engine Engineer Jordan: Hiroshi Shirai
    Assistant Chief Engineer, Engine Engineer BAR: Tadasu Takahashi
    Location: Bracknell, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    Activities: Provide feedback on chassis technology to Honda R&D as well as to conduct engine maintenance and public relations

British American Racing
    Rep. Chairman: Craig Pollock
    Location: Brackley, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
    Drivers: Jacques Villeneuve (Canadian, '97 Champion)
Olivie Panis (French)

Jordan Grand Prix
    Team Principal: Eddie Jordan
    Location: Silverston Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
    Drivers: Heinz-Harald Frentzen(Germany)
Jarno Trulli(Itarian)

Overview of 2001 Honda F1 Engine
    Name: Honda RA001E
    Displacement: 3.0 liter
    Configuration: V10, naturally aspirated
    Maximum power: Over 800 ps
    No of valves: 4 pneumatic
    Intake method: Variable length intake trumpets
    Throttle: Electro-hydraulic
    Block: Aluminium
    Max revs: In excess of 17,000 rpm

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