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De Silvestro makes Sauber F1 track debut

Simona De Silvestro has completed her first day of testing in a Sauber F1 car at Ferrari's test track in Fiorano. The Swiss completed a total of 112 laps in a two year old Sauber C31 (without KERS and with special tyres from Pirelli).According to the Hinwil outfit, she used the opportunity to become familiar with the specifics of a Formula One car and was able to improve constantly during the day.'Although it's something very special to drive a Formula One car, I was not too nervous in the morning,' said De Silvestro. 'I was more focused on what my job would be. But, after completing the installation lap, I realised that this was my first lap in a Formula One car, and that this was...
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