Ferrari development driver Pedro de la Rosa has questioned Formula One’s decision to reduce testing, arguing that it will potentially stifle the progression of young drivers into the sport.
De la Rosa, who last raced in Formula One with HRT in 2012, was standing in for Kimi Raikkonen at the Scuderia on the opening day of testing at Silverstone after the Finn’s heavy accident on the opening lap of Sunday’s British Grand Prix.
The 43-year-old ended the day 10th fastest, 2.7 seconds shy of Felipe Massa’s session topping time, after a water leak brought a premature end to his session.
“You question yourself whether this is going in the right direction,” said de la Rosa, when asked...
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