|Chassis||carbon-fibre and honeycomb composite structure|
|Suspension (front)||double wishbones, pushrod|
|Suspension (rear)||double wishbones, pushrod|
|Engine||Ford Zetec-R 72-degree V10|
|Transmission||Stewart six-speed longitudinal semi-automatic|
|Notable entrants||Stewart Ford|
|Notable drivers||18. Rubens Barrichello
19. Jan Magnussen
19. Jos Verstappen
|Debut||1998 Australian Grand Prix|
The Stewart SF02 was the car with which the Stewart Formula One team used to compete in the 1998 Formula One season. It was driven by Rubens Barrichello and Jan Magnussen, who were both in their second seasons with the team. However, the Dane was destined to be dropped after the 1998 Canadian Grand Prix, despite scoring his first-ever point. He was replaced for the remainder of the season by Jos Verstappen.
The Stewart team had entered F1 in 1997 with some success, yet made little if any progress in 1998. This was largely due to the pressures on a new team; having to race in a full F1 season for the first time, whilst preparing for next year. The car was late in production and therefore did not test enough to become a true front-running contender. Problems with reliability still remained as well, although these were not quite as bad as in 1997.
The team eventually finished eighth in the Constructors' Championship, with five points.
Complete Formula One results
(key) (results in bold indicate pole position)
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