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Ex-F1 racer Pascal Wehrlein set for Ferrari simulator role

Pascal Wehrlein is set to undertake simulator duties with Ferrari in Formula 1 this season, in the wake of his departure from rivals Mercedes. Wehrlein started 39 Grands Prix for Manor and Sauber across 2016/17 respectively, taking a best finish of eighth, and was a long-term member of Mercedes’ junior scheme until the end of last year. Ferrari last season heavily relied on reserve Antonio Giovinazzi and development driver Daniil Kvyat to carry out simulator running at Grand Prix weekends. Giovinazzi in particular received credit for work undertaken after Friday practice sessions and contributed to set-up work that turned around Sebastian Vettel’s fortunes in Canada,...
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