The Jordan 191 was first Formula 1 race cars of the Jordan Grand Prix. The designed by Gary Anderson Cart participated in all 16 races of the Formula 1 season 1991, was controlled by five riders, a fastest lap of the race out ( Gachot the Grand Prix of Hungary), also two fourth and fifth places and three sixth - whereby the team in his first season the constructors' championship with 13 points finished on the fifth of twelve ranks. The V8 engine came from Cosworth HB4.
As the only driver of Italian Andrea de Cesaris took part in all the race weekends. Next to him, the Belgian Bertrand Gachot drove the first ten races of the season. Since this had attacked a London taxi driver with an irritant gas and spent two months in jail, team boss Eddie Jordan had to search for the Grand Prix of Belgium a new driver. Jordan wanted to first undertake the experienced Swede Stefan Johansson, however, was convinced of the financial dowry of the young German Michael Schumacher, so that it came to his Formula 1 debut. Schumacher qualified in seventh - the best finish in qualifying then a Jordan - fell in the race but after 500 meters with a broken clutch from. Due to its impressive performance he was driving his Jordan cockpit with the Brazilian Roberto Moreno already at the next race in Monza for the Benetton - Ford team and exchanged. After two races, this was in turn replaced by the debuting Italian Alessandro Zanardi, who played the last three races of the season and twice finished ninth.