Video: A lap of the Fiorano circuit with Simona de Silvestro

Video: A lap of the Fiorano circuit with Simona de Silvestro

Simona de Silvestro drove a Formula 1 car for the first time on Saturday after testing at Ferrari’s Fiorano test track in Italy.

She managed 121 laps at the wheel of Sauber’s C31 and will conclude her running in the car, which has been repainted in the colours of her sponsors, today. The Swiss outfit has released the following onboard video from her first day of testing, as she got to grips with F1 machinery:

Jack Leslie

Jack Leslie

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