Pedro de la Rosa with Fernando Alonso
Formula 1 veteran Pedro de la Rosa has warned that lack of real track time is harming the sport and hampering progress of young drivers.
Testing at Silverstone for Ferrari, De a Rosa said after his day in the cockpit of the F14T, 'I am very happy to be back in the car, because no simulator can compare to actually driving a car on track. It was enjoyable getting to grips with the circuit, as I miss it and miss training in race trim.'
'Formula 1 testing is reduced still further, obliging everyone to do more simulation. Maybe this needs a rethink, not just for the test drivers, who do too little driving, but for the youngsters and for Formula 1 as a...
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