The nuclear lobby is powering Simona Silvestro's push for a Sauber race seat in 2015.
That is the claim of the Swiss newspaper Blick, as it revealed some of the secrets behind the 25-year-old female driver's recent F1 test debut at Fiorano.
Former Indycar driver de Silvestro is now an "affiliated driver" of the Hinwil based F1 team, and she got her duties started over two days last weekend at Sauber engine supplier Ferrari's private test circuit in Italy.
Sauber has confirmed that she will be back in action in the two-year-old car at Valencia in June.
And that is not all. Blick said de Silvestro's 2014 campaign will total no fewer than 10 full test days, including a trip in August...
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