2002 Jaguar R3

2002 Jaguar R3

Introduction
The 2002 Jaguar R3 was a Formula One racing car designed and built by the Jaguar Racing team for use in the 2002 Formula One season. The car was driven by veteran driver Eddie Irvine and rookie Mark Webber. The car was extremely competitive, winning several races and finishing third in the Constructors’ Championship. The R3 was the last car that Jaguar Racing used before they withdrew from Formula One at the end of the season.

2002 Jaguar R3

Design and Development
The R3 was designed by a team of engineers led by Mark Smith and Mike Gascoyne. The car was powered by a Cosworth CR3 3.0-litre V10 engine, which developed around 825bhp at 19,000rpm. The car was also fitted with a semi-automatic transmission and carbon brakes.

2002 Jaguar R3

Performance
The R3 was a competitive car that was able to challenge for podium finishes in most races. The car was particularly strong in wet conditions, with Eddie Irvine taking victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix in wet conditions. The car also took two other victories, in the Monaco and French Grands Prix. The R3 was also able to take pole position in the German Grand Prix, with Irvine leading the race until an electrical issue caused him to retire. The R3 finished the season third in the Constructors’ Championship, with Irvine finishing fourth in the Drivers’ Championship.

2002 Jaguar R3

Race Results
The R3 was a competitive car throughout the 2002 season, with several strong results being achieved. The car took two victories, with Eddie Irvine taking victory in Brazil and Mark Webber taking victory in Monaco. The car also took six other podium finishes, with Webber taking second place in Barcelona and Irvine taking third in France and Malaysia. The car also took four other points finishes, with Webber taking fifth in Austria and Irvine taking sixth in England and Hungary.

2002 Jaguar R3

Legacy
The R3 is remembered as one of Jaguar’s most successful Formula One cars, with the team achieving a third-place finish in the Constructors’ Championship. The car was also the last car that Jaguar used in Formula One before they withdrew from the sport at the end of the season. The R3 was a competitive car that was able to challenge for podiums in most races and is still fondly remembered by Formula One fans today.

2002 Jaguar R3

Gallery of 2002 Jaguar R3

2002 Jaguar R3

The front of the 2002 Jaguar R3, which was driven by Eddie Irvine and Mark Webber in the 2002 Formula One season.

2002 Jaguar R3

The rear of the 2002 Jaguar R3, which was powered by a Cosworth CR3 3.0-litre V10 engine and was capable of delivering around 825bhp.

2002 Jaguar R3

The cockpit of the 2002 Jaguar R3, showing the semi-automatic transmission and carbon brakes.

2002 Jaguar R3

Eddie Irvine driving the 2002 Jaguar R3 at the 2002 German Grand Prix, where he led the race before retiring due to an electrical issue.

2002 Jaguar R3

Mark Webber driving the 2002 Jaguar R3 at the 2002 French Grand Prix, where he finished in second place.

2002 Jaguar R3

The 2002 Jaguar R3 in the pits at the 2002 Italian Grand Prix, where it finished in fourth place.

2002 Jaguar R3

The 2002 Jaguar R3 crossing the finish line at the 2002 Brazilian Grand Prix, where Eddie Irvine won the race.

2002 Jaguar R3

The 2002 Jaguar R3 on the grid at the 2002 Monaco Grand Prix, where Mark Webber took victory.

2002 Jaguar R3

The 2002 Jaguar R3 in the pits at the 2002 British Grand Prix, where it finished in sixth place.

2002 Jaguar R3

The 2002 Jaguar R3 at the 2002 Hungarian Grand Prix, where Eddie Irvine took sixth place.