Simona de Silvestro
Apr 27

VIDEO: Ride Onboard With De Silvestro As She Completes First F1 Test

An onboard view of Simona de Silvestro's test laps in the Sauber C31. Watch the video below. (Photo: YouTube)

An onboard view of ’s test laps in the C31. Watch the below. (Photo: YouTube)

Simona de Silvestro has completed her first test, successfully logging 180 laps in a two-year old Sauber C31 at the Ferrari test circuit in Fiorano.

The Swiss driver, who looks to make the Formula 1 grid in 2015, suffered no issues throughout the two-day test and is feeling confident in the C31.

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Apr 11

F1: De Silvestro To Make Formula 1 Test Debut

Simona de Silvestro hopes to make the Formula 1 grid in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

hopes to make the grid in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

Simona de Silvestro will shortly make her Formula 1 test debut.

The 25-year-old female Swiss driver, best known for her experience, recently became “affiliated” with the Ferrari-powered team.

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Feb 14

F1: De Silvestro Eyes F1 Seat After Landing Sauber Role

Simona De Silvestro has been announced as a Sauber F1 affiliated driver. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

has been announced as a F1 affiliated driver. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Simona De Silvestro has become an “affiliated driver” of Sauber, and the team says it plans to prepare her for a race seat in 2015.

The 25-year-old Swiss has competed in the series for the past four seasons.

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Oct 7

IndyCar: De Silvestro Becomes Third Woman On IndyCar Podium

De Silvestro Becomes Third Woman On IndyCar Podium

, driver of the #78 KV Racing Technology during the IZOD Series Shell and Pennzoil Race 1 at Reliant Park. (Getty Images)

An IndyCar season that started with so much promise for Simona de Silvestro finally delivered a payoff for the Swiss driver.

She scored the first podium finish of her career Saturday with a second-place finish in the Grand Prix of Houston, becoming only the third woman in IndyCar history to make the podium, alongside Danica Patrick and Sarah Fisher.

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Oct 5

IndyCar: Dixon Shrinks Points Deficit With Houston Win

Scott Dixon celebrates after winning Race1 of the Houston Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after winning Race1 of the Houston Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Scott Dixon made the opening race of the Houston Grand Prix a Penske Racing nightmare, grabbing a series-best fourth victory while slicing a huge chunk off ’ lead in the championship race.

Dixon, who entered Saturday’s race trailing Castroneves by 49 points, cut his deficit to eight points heading into Sunday’s race. A sweep of the doubleheader through Reliant Park would put the New Zealander in control headed into the Oct. 19 finale at Fontana, California.

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