Jaguar R3

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Jaguar R3
Jaguar R3.jpg
CategoryFormula One
ConstructorJaguar
Designer(s)Malcolm Oastler
PredecessorR2
SuccessorR4
Technical specifications
ChassisCarbon-fibre monocoque
EngineCosworth CR3 V10 (72°) naturally aspirated
TransmissionJaguar 7-speed longitudinal semi-automatic sequential
FuelBP
TyresMichelin
Competition history
Notable entrantsJaguar Racing
Notable drivers16. United Kingdom Eddie Irvine
17. Spain Pedro de la Rosa
Debut2002 Australian Grand Prix
RacesWinsPolesF.Laps
17000
Constructors' Championships0
Drivers' Championships0

The Jaguar R3 is a Formula One racing car with which Jaguar Racing competed in the 2002 Formula One season. The car was launched on 4 January 2002. It was driven by Eddie Irvine and Pedro de la Rosa, both retained from 2001.

After the disappointing past two seasons, 2002 was even worse for Jaguar. The team admitted to making a lot of mistakes especially in the wind tunnel, as its calculations were wrong. After an impressive fourth place at the attritional Australian GP, the car's poor reliability and lack of horsepower began to show and the team slipped down the rankings; however, towards the end of the season updates were brought in and the car began to improve, culminating in Irvine scoring the team's final podium finish at Monza.

The team finished 7th in the Constructors' Championship, with eight points.

Jaguar R3 which competed in the 2002 season driven by Eddie Irvine
The Donington Collection's Eddie Irvine R3 from 2002

Sponsors[edit]

Complete Formula One results[edit]

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Year Team Engine Tyres Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Points WCC
2002 Jaguar Cosworth V10 M AUS MAL BRA SMR ESP AUT MON CAN EUR GBR FRA GER HUN BEL ITA USA JPN 8 7th
Eddie Irvine 4 Ret 7 Ret Ret Ret 9 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 6 3 10 9
Pedro de la Rosa 8 10 8 Ret Ret Ret 10 Ret 11 11 9 Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret Ret