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FIA press conference schedule for Australia 01 Mar 2005

Jenson Button (GBR) BAR.
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Who faces the media in Melbourne this weekend?

As one would expect from the first race of the season there will be a few new names making their press conference debuts at Albert Park. Representing the rookie drivers will be Jordan’s Narain Karthikeyan, while new to the team boss contingent will be Red Bull’s sporting director Christian Horner and Jordan’s new managing director Colin Kolles. The full line-up is as follows:

Thursday March 3, 1500 local time (0400 GMT):
Jenson Button (BAR), Narain Karthikeyan (Jordan), Juan Pablo Montoya (McLaren), Michael Schumacher (Ferrari) and Mark Webber (Williams).

Friday March 4, 1600 local time (0500 GMT):
Pierre Dupasquier (Michelin), Nick Fry (BAR), Christian Horner (Red Bull), Colin Kolles (Jordan) and Hiroshi Yasukawa (Bridgestone).

Saturday’s and Sunday’s conference will take place immediately after first qualifying and the race respectively, with both featuring the top three drivers.

As always, Formula1.com will bring you full transcripts of all conferences.