Ferrari boss Jean Todt has refused to confirm that the Scuderia will be taking two F2003-GA's to Imola on April 20 for the San Marino Grand Prix, round four of the 2003 FIA Formula One World Championship.

"Hopefully we will have two," noted Todt. "Normally we will have two unless the testing this week [at Mugello and Fiorano] goes completely against what we feel.

"It's not yet sure."

The Frenchman also admitted that it will be important to bounce back at Imola and get a good result. "It is important," he added, "but you know it was important here [in Brazil as well], more particularly when we know that our main competitor [McLaren-Mercedes] so far is scoring a lot of points."

So what did he make of the Interlagos race on Sunday? "Clearly, we were the quickest on the track," commented Todt, "but unfortunately the final result was zero points. However as I said in Malaysia it's a tough game. We just have to accept that and move forwards.

"I think on one side it's easier to be a good player when you have the right package. I think it's probably more frustrating when you're three seconds and you wonder how you are going to get it back. But saying that, we love our job, we are motivated but we love winning. We lost a good opportunity this weekend."

Perhaps the most disappointing aspect was that Rubens Barrichello was leading when his engine suddenly cut out.

"He had a fuel system problem," explained Todt. "We lost the telemetry right from the beginning and then we had some misfiring with the engine. Then it came back again but we didn't have the thing completely under control. Our data was OK, but we weren't aware about what was exactly the fuel problem in the system and we still don't know yet. We're going to analyse it when we are back at the factory."

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