News Details

De la Rosa says F1 drivers doing too little driving

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...
Full Story »
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Formula 1 must reconsider testing cuts argues de la...

Ferrari development driver Pedro de la Rosa has questioned Formula...
2y ago from RichlandF1.com

Kimi recovering as De la Rosa and Bianchi test

Kimi Raikkonen Kimi Raikkonen is recovering from the frightening accident...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ferrari report from day one of Silverstone test

xt">Pedro De La Rosa Today was the first of two days of testing...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Bianchi joins De la Rosa for Ferrari at Silverstone...

Ferrari has confirmed that Kimi Raikkonen will skip this week's two-day...
2y ago from Pitpass.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Pit Beirer: Making KTM into a world-beating brand

Moto3 title, Dakar win, Supercross title, MX2 kings and now a move into...
21h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Vinales doesn't need my advice, says Lorenzo

Maverick Vinales will make his debut as a works Yamaha rider next year...
19h ago from Motorsport.com

Lorenzo says Ducati move will ease tension with Rossi

Jorge Lorenzo says he believes that the difficult relationship he has had...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

MotoGP: Rossi takes Monza Rally win

Valentino Rossi has rounded off his 2016 season in style by successfully...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Roger Penske earns Horatio Alger Award

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans has selected...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Chilton says Ganassi was wise to return to Honda

Max Chilton believes that Chip Ganassi switching his IndyCar team back to...
10h ago from Motorsport.com

Max Chilton confirmed at Ganassi for second IndyCar...

Former Formula 1 driver Max Chilton will remain in the IndyCar series...
17h ago from GrandPrixTimes.c...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Volkswagen RX Sweden won't contest World Rallycross in...

The Volkswagen RX Sweden team will not contest the 2017 World Rallycross...
18h ago from Motorsport.com

Competition: Win copies of WRC 6

Advertising Released in October, the latest version of the highly...
13h ago from WRC.com

Ogier down to two options for 2017 seat

Sebastien Ogier will decide between two options for his World Rally...
2d ago from EuroSport.com

Al-Attiyah working on 2017 Volkswagen WRC plan

Nasser Al-Attiyah has confirmed that he is working on taking part in the...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal star could make injury comeback this weekend

Hector Bellerin could return to the Arsenal squad this weekend against...

‘Arsenal is a big club', £30m star expresses...

Granit Xhaka has revealed that it is so much fun to play alongside his new...
2h ago from ArsenalFever.com

Man Utd Boss Mourinho Full Of Praise For Henrikh...

It has been revealed that Jose Mourinho was again left to laud Henrikh...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Arsenal, Chelsea, Man City Chasing Real Madrid's Isco

Reports are out claiming that Chelsea are believed to be showing...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

Hottest News

Drivers joke with Mercedes over vacancy

A number of former F1 drivers - and others from... Read More »
14h ago from F1i.com

Aldo Costa: I do not see Alonso at Mercedes

Mercedes technical guru Aldo Costa does not... Read More »
20h ago from GrandPrix247.com

Sky F1's pundits chime in on Mercedes choice

Sky F1's team of specialists just added their two... Read More »
19h ago from F1i.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.