F1weekly podcast number 487 featuring
Motorsports Mondial with Nasir Hameed and…
This weeks special repeat interview with: Jacky Eeckelart.
Jacky Eeckelart is a Belgian racing engineer who was born in Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world. He cut his teeth in Formula Ford and Three as a driver.
Eeckelart has worked as an enginner for DAMS team in F 3000. He ran the Peugeot team in French touring car championship. In 1995 Peugeot Sport boss Jean-Pierre Jabouille put him in charge of their F1 testing program.
Eeckelart also worked for Prost GP team and in 2001 was race engineer to a driver who was brief and precise with his feedback, little Kimi at Sauber.
This conversation took place at Le Mans where he was in charge of Colin Kolles Audi R10. My thanks to Jacky for his time and also for arranging the interview with his driver Narain Kartikeyan.