Italy

Last Race: 07th Sep Italy

Italy GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Lewis Hamilton
2 Nico Rosberg
3 Felipe Massa

Alonso gets 'virtual' taste of 2014 car

Sunday 15th December 2013

Share:

Alonso gets 'virtual' taste of 2014 car

Alonso gets 'virtual' taste of 2014 car

Fernando Alonso completed his 2013 work by getting his first taste of the 2014 action as he spent time in the Ferrari simulator.

The double World Champion was back at the team's headquarters in Maranello this week and got a brief introduction into the new challenger, which will sport the new V6 turbe power units, in the simulator.

"I'm pleased with the way the day on the simulator went," the Spaniard told the official Ferrari website. "We managed to get through everything on the programme that we had in the pipeline.

"It was nice to be driving again, even if only in a virtual way. We went through a lot of ideas with the engineers: we are only at the start of a learning process which is moving forward all the time and it's nice to be able to contribute to it."

Alonso is now officially on a break when it comes to his "driving duties" for 2013 as he will not take part in next week's Pirelli tyre test in Bahrain as Pedro de la Rosa and Jules Bianchi will be in the cockpit of the Ferrari.

Gallery: Race Day In Italy

Editor's Picks

Tin Foil Hats At The Ready

Tin Foil Hats At The Ready

Twice this season Lewis Hamilton has accused Nico Rosberg of deliberately making a mistake. Was Monza number three?

Winners and Losers: Italian GP

Winners and Losers: Italian GP

Andrew Davies tuned into the latest episode of the 'Lewis vs Nico' drama, and he wasn't disappointed...

Tin Foil Hats At The Ready

Tin Foil Hats At The Ready

Twice this season Lewis Hamilton has accused Nico Rosberg of deliberately making a mistake. Was Monza number three?

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

The season may be underway but you can still enter the PlanetF1 Fantasy League and win prizes on a race-by-race basis...

Stand-Out Moments In 2014

Stand-Out Moments In 2014

Stuff the critics, Andrew Davies thinks this has been an outstanding year of F1 and delivers his 10 magnificent moments...