Ferrari’s young drivers sample F2008

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Ferrari Driver Academy members Jules Bianchi, Mirko Bortolotti and Daniel Zampieri sampled the team’s constructors championship-winning F2008 at the Fiorano circuit today.

The trio drove a car supplied by the teams F1 Clienti department, which was also used to give Felipe Massa some test mileage over the winter as he made his comeback from injury.

GP2 driver Bianchi is eighth in his championship, level on points with team mate Sam Bird. Bortolotti races in GP3 but is yet to score a point this year. Zampieri is racing in Formula Renault 3.5 and lies ninth in the championship standings.

In the run-up to the Canadian Grand Prix Ferrari announced it had signed 11-year-old Canadian kart driver Lance Stroll to the FDA.

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