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Calderon impresses in second Sauber test

Calderon impresses in second Sauber test

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Calderon impresses in second Sauber test

Calderon impresses in second Sauber test

Tatiana Calderon got a second shot at driving Formula 1 machinery as she completed a two-day test with Sauber at the home of Ferrari over the weekend. Colombian Calderon – Sauber's test driver – drive almost 600km over the course of the weekend.

Calderon completed 202 laps at Fiorano, driving a 2013-spec Sauber fitted with a Ferrari V8 engine.

A Sauber release said of Calderon's performance over the event: "She put in consistent lap times while demonstrating dedication and endurance."

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Her fastest lap time at the 2.945-kilometre circuit was 58.802 seconds – the fastest lap ever recorded at the track is a 55.999secs recorded by Michael Schumacher in Ferrari's all-conquering F2004.

Calderon said: "Overall, the past two days have been very beneficial to my development and I have gained valuable experience.

"The team did a great job in the preparation as well as the implementation of my programme and I felt comfortable in the car as well as on the track. I look forward to putting what I have learned to practice."

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