Tuesday, November 22, 2011

McLaren defines De la Rosa as the "best test pilots in the world"

McLaren-Mercedes issued a statement in which he wished him to Pedro de la Rosa, new HRT pilot and which he defines as "one of the best and most valuable test pilots in the world."

"The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes today pays tribute to its test and reserve driver Pedro de la Rosa, who left the team he joined in 2003 to start a new chapter in the Spanish Formula 1 team," said the team in a statement.

Peter McLaren adds that soon became "a vital part of the team since joining in March 2003." "His skills with engineering, mechanical knowledge and ability to use both to solve problems made him one of the best and most valuable test pilots in the world," the Woking team.

McLaren points out that as a driver the best time Peter arrived in the Hungarian Grand Prix 2006, where he finished in second place behind Jenson Button, to achieve "the wheel of a McLaren Mercedes MP4-21 his best result to date in his career in Formula One. "

"But as a friend and colleague will be better remembered as the team Vodafone McLaren Mercedes: their loyalty, enthusiasm, camaraderie, team spirit and good humor make him a highly respected team member and dear friend of us all", team notes.


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