Jones confirmed as steward for Suzuka

Jones confirmed as steward for Suzuka

5 October 2011 – 1980 World Champion Alan Jones will be the driver representative steward for what is likely to be the title-deciding Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka this weekend.

Australia’s Jones becomes the third former title winner to serve as a steward this year, with the role already having been occupied by Emerson Fittipaldi and Nigel Mansell at previous races. His title win came 31 years ago, beating Nélson Piquet to the crown to become Williams’ first ever World Champion.

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The following drivers have served as stewards in 2011:
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Singapore Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Italy Derek Daly
Belgium Nigel Mansell
Hungary Allan McNish
Germany Tom Kristensen
Great Britain Nigel Mansell
Europe Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Canada Emerson Fittipaldi
Monaco Allan McNish
Spain Mark Blundell
Turkey Derek Warwick
China Emanuele Pirro
Malaysia Emanuele Pirro
Australia Johnny Herbert
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Also on Wednesday:
GPUpdate.net preview to the 2011 Japanese Grand Prix

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