Benetton confirm Trulli contract for 2002


Italian Jarno Trulli will be joining Benetton for the 2002 season, the Formula One team confirmed today.

Renault-owned Benetton have exercised an option they held on Trulli who has been at Jordan since the start of last season after previously driving for Prost and Minardi.

Benetton's other driver is Jenson Button, who is on loan from Williams until 2003. The Benetton statement did not mention Button or the length of Trulli's contract.