Impossible in today’s Formula One was possible in the past of Formula One. There was a time that any time could test on any time he liked. To improve their cars, to give youngsters their first taste of Formula One, or simply to cash. Because testing was all about talent and money back in the days. Most of the drivers that tested are long forgotten or never arrived in the
I still remember the rumours of Michael Schumacher to replace Felipe Massa. Felipe Massa had a massive accident during the Qualification for the 2009 Hungarian Grand Prix. Massa was behind the Brawn from Barrichello when a spring came off the car right in his face. As a result, Massa had to retire for the rest of the season. Very quickly after the incident, Schumacher was the driver to replace him.
How about the idea of giving the third and / or test drivers their own race every Grand Prix weekend? This idea popped up in my mind after Felipe Massa retired from the Hungarian Grand Prix due some illness. His replacement is former Force India driver and current Williams third driver Paul di Resta. His last race was in November 2013 and comparing the cars from 2013 and the current