Juan Pablo Montoya, Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso are idea-about one of F1’s most appealing-ever rookie intakes, the trio each and every taking half in standout seasons with the Williams, Sauber and Minardi squads that will blueprint them up for prolonged prime-line careers.
Montoya overtook Schumacher three cases heading in the excellent direction throughout the season and lastly broke his duck in the Italian Big Prix, while Raikkonen scored a degree on debut and Alonso claimed a lot of scalps in tail-spoil machinery.
The fourth member of the rookie contingent modified into Arrows driver Enrique Bernoldi, who struggled to match his eminent contemporaries. The Brazilian’s season is easiest remembered for his prolonged rear-guard action towards David Coulthard at Monaco as the McLaren driver’s title hopes began to stride away.
PLUS: The forgotten member of F1’s most appealing rookie sever
In a 2001-themed special version of the Autosport podcast, chief editor Kevin Turner is joined by Plus editor James Newbold and damaged-down McLaren engineer Label Williams to discuss the novices performances, Coulthard’s easiest F1 season and the closing hurrah of two-time world champion Mika Hakkinen.
They also discuss how the body of workers modified into foiled by newly re-launched traction alter, and debate the pause 10 drivers lists compiled by late commentator Murray Walker, Minardi body of workers boss Paul Stoddart and Prost/Jordan driver Jean Alesi for the 2001 Autosport season overview magazine.
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