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De Silvestro 'just a driver first'

Simona de Silvestro is adamant she does not want her gender to play a role in her F1 future, rather she wants to be judged solely on her talent. The former IndyCar racer left America at the end of last season to pursue a career in Formula 1. Signing up as a Sauber affiliated driver, de Silvestro has already taken part in one two-day out in a two-year old C31. However, rather than court the limelight to further her agenda, the 25-year-old insists she only wants to be judged on her speed. "Magazine shoots or fashion is not my style," De Silvestro said in an interview with The Telegraph. "F1 is so selective and so picky. To me, what we're trying to do is to be competitive and...
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