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Di Montezemolo: Simulators a joke

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has labelled F1 simulators a "joke" and would like to see the sport rely more on on-track testing. Although next year's Championship will include several post-grand prix tests, in-season testing was banned back in 2009 in an attempt to curb costs. The teams instead switched to simulators, plugging big money in the designs, which di Montezemolo says are more expensive than running out on track. "It is a joke," the Ferrari president told Autosport. "We have been forced to invest a huge amount of money in these terrible machines, artificial, instead of testing here [at Fiorano] and Mugello. "If somebody has no money...
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