Who are 2014's test and reserve drivers?

Who are 2014's test and reserve drivers?

For each of Formula 1's 11 teams, two drivers are hired to do battle on Sundays throughout the year. But there are also a number of test and reserve drivers waiting in the wings. Some will spend the season on the periphery, while others will participate in free practice sessions and test days and could even make stand-in appearances. So who are these drivers and what will they be doing? GPUpdate.net reveals all... Read more…

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  1. Thursday 13 March 2014

  2. Who are 2014's test and reserve drivers? 14:00

    Who are 2014's test and reserve drivers?

    For each of Formula 1's 11 teams, two drivers are hired to do battle on Sundays throughout the year. But there are also a number of test and reserve drivers...

    F1
  3. Tuesday 4 February 2014

  4. Ferrari retains trio of test drivers for 2014 16:10

    Ferrari retains trio of test drivers for 2014

    Ferrari has retained Davide Rigon, Marc Gené and Pedro de la Rosa as its test and development drivers. Rigon, who took part in last year's Young Driver...

    F1
  5. Tuesday 17 December 2013

  6. Pirelli Bahrain tyre test: The full line-up 07:00

    Pirelli Bahrain tyre test: The full line-up

    Pirelli begins its three-day tyre test at the Bahrain International Circuit on Tuesday morning. Although all 11 outfits were invited to the gathering, only...

    F1
  7. Wednesday 11 December 2013

  8. Ferrari to test with De la Rosa and Bianchi 16:28

    Ferrari to test with De la Rosa and Bianchi

    Pedro de la Rosa and Jules Bianchi will run for Ferrari next week during the test at the Bahrain International Circuit, the Maranello-based outfit has...

    F1
  9. Thursday 5 December 2013

  10. Gené: I'd bet on Ferrari for next season 07:30

    Gené: I'd bet on Ferrari for next season

    Ferrari test driver Marc Gené has said he is confident the Scuderia will be able to mount more of a challenge next season and give Red Bull a run for its...

    F1
  11. Saturday 27 April 2013

  12. 14:00

    Video: De la Rosa at work for Ferrari

    F1
  13. Thursday 14 March 2013

  14. Overview: Drivers missing from the F1 grid 06:00

    Overview: Drivers missing from the F1 grid

    As the season-opening Australian Grand Prix draws ever closer, eight drivers will be missing a fundamental aspect of what used to be their livelihoods....

    F1
  15. Thursday 7 March 2013

  16. De la Rosa joins Spanish television coverage 15:35

    De la Rosa joins Spanish television coverage

    Ferrari development driver Pedro de la Rosa has joined Spanish broadcaster Antena 3's television coverage for the 2013 Formula 1 campaign. The 42-year-old,...

    F1
  17. Friday 8 February 2013

  18. De la Rosa: Jerez mileage very important 19:12

    De la Rosa: Jerez mileage very important

    Pedro de la Rosa has described his test outing at the Circuito de Jerez as ‘very important’ for Ferrari’s simulator, with the development driver being hande...

    F1
  19. Ferrari catches fire as de la Rosa debuts 09:42

    Ferrari catches fire as de la Rosa debuts

    Ferrari's new car caught fire just two laps into Pedro de la Rosa's Friday testing programme at Jerez. The Spaniard, who is correlating the F138 with its...

    F1
  20. Friday 1 February 2013

  21. Ferrari launches F138 in Maranello 09:53

    Ferrari launches F138 in Maranello

    Ferrari unveiled the new Ferrari F138 chassis at its factory in Maranello on Friday morning, the car which will contest the 2013 Formula 1 campaign in the...

    F1
  22. Tuesday 29 January 2013

  23. De la Rosa: I did not expect test outing 11:39

    De la Rosa: I did not expect test outing

    New Ferrari development driver Pedro de la Rosa says he did not expect to be given his upcoming test outing at Jerez, with the Spaniard set to get behind...

    F1
  24. Thursday 24 January 2013

  25. Alonso will not drive at opening Jerez test 16:32

    Alonso will not drive at opening Jerez test

    Fernando Alonso will not take part in the opening pre-season test of the year, Ferrari confirmed on Thursday. The driving duties are instead set to be...

    F1
  26. Wednesday 16 January 2013

  27. De la Rosa highly motivated by Ferrari deal 14:09

    De la Rosa highly motivated by Ferrari deal

    Pedro de la Rosa says his move to Ferrari ahead of the 2013 Formula 1 season is 'amazingly motivating', having signed an agreement with the famous Italian...

    F1
  28. De la Rosa gets Ferrari development role 10:34

    De la Rosa gets Ferrari development role

    Pedro de la Rosa has signed a deal with Ferrari to act as one of its development drivers throughout the 2013 Formula 1 season. The outfit, which is...

    F1
  29. Thursday 3 January 2013

  30. De la Rosa aiming for reserve driver role 18:20

    De la Rosa aiming for reserve driver role

    Pedro de la Rosa has set his sights on securing a test or reserve driver role for the 2013 Formula 1 season, having been left on the sidelines after HRT's...

    F1
  31. Sunday 2 December 2012

  32. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Rare HRT on-board lap

    F1
  33. Saturday 24 November 2012

  34. No further action after Grosjean/de la Rosa clash 19:25

    No further action after Grosjean/de la Rosa clash

    The Brazilian Grand Prix stewards have decided to punish neither Romain Grosjean nor Pedro de la Rosa for their incident in the closing stages of Q1...

    F1
  35. Tuesday 20 November 2012

  36. De la Rosa ‘very proud’ of HRT achievements 10:33

    De la Rosa ‘very proud’ of HRT achievements

    Pedro de la Rosa has congratulated the entire HRT outfit for their effort across the 2012 F1 season. Under new ownership this year and soon to be sold...

    F1
  37. Sunday 18 November 2012

  38. ‘Chinese company interested in HRT purchase’ 23:01

    ‘Chinese company interested in HRT purchase’

    HRT had to cope with very difficult circumstances across the Austin race weekend. Not only could jobs be on the line as the Madrid-based outfit is up for...

    F1
  39. Saturday 17 November 2012

  40. HRT drivers relieved to qualify in USA 21:33

    HRT drivers relieved to qualify in USA

    Some feared HRT would not manage to qualify for the United States Grand Prix, not least after both Pedro de la Rosa and Narain Karthikeyan were outside the...

    F1
  41. Saturday 22 September 2012

  42. Five-place gearbox penalty for de la Rosa 10:40

    Five-place gearbox penalty for de la Rosa

    Pedro de la Rosa will almost certainly start Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix from the back of the grid, having been handed a five-place grid drop for a g...

    F1
  43. Wednesday 19 September 2012

  44. 14:35

    F1 video: Documentary on HRT F1 Team

    F1
  45. I’m with HRT next year, says de la Rosa 14:29

    I’m with HRT next year, says de la Rosa

    Pedro de la Rosa has reiterated that he is remaining with HRT in 2013. The experienced Spaniard made another comeback by joining his national squad for a...

    F1
  46. Tuesday 4 September 2012

  47. De la Rosa to celebrate 100th GP at Monza 11:36

    De la Rosa to celebrate 100th GP at Monza

    The Italian Grand Prix will mark what Pedro de la Rosa is considering as his 100th race in Formula 1. The Catalan made his debut in 1999, scoring a point...

    F1
  48. Monday 6 August 2012

  49. Pack up: Driver holidays begin 02:00

    Pack up: Driver holidays begin

    It’s that time of year again. When F1 goes quiet across four weekends and the circus scatters across all corners of the globe. Some will stay at home, o...

    F1
  50. Thursday 2 August 2012

  51. ‘HRT improving with flying colours’ – de la Rosa 12:53

    ‘HRT improving with flying colours’ – de la Rosa

    Although the improvement may not be clearly visible from the outside, Pedro de la Rosa is delighted with HRT’s rate of progress so far in 2012. At the A...

    F1
  52. Saturday 30 June 2012

  53. Classic Silverstone memories for de la Rosa 02:00

    Classic Silverstone memories for de la Rosa

    Pedro de la Rosa returns to Silverstone with a bucket full of memories from the Northamptonshire circuit. It may have changed on numerous occasions since...

    F1
  54. Sunday 24 June 2012

  55. De la Rosa optimistic about second home race 02:00

    De la Rosa optimistic about second home race

    This afternoon’s European Grand Prix will be a second home race of 2012 for Pedro de la Rosa, who may live in Munich but hails from Barcelona. Heading into t...

    F1
  56. Friday 22 June 2012

  57. Driver error caused crash, de la Rosa admits 20:35

    Driver error caused crash, de la Rosa admits

    Pedro de la Rosa’s running was severely curtailed as he crashed his HRT in Friday afternoon practice ahead of the European Grand Prix. As his left-front b...

    F1
  58. Saturday 16 June 2012

  59. De la Rosa excited about return to Spain 10:00

    De la Rosa excited about return to Spain

    Valencia marks the second F1 race of the year to be staged in Spain. Alongside Fernando Alonso, Pedro de la Rosa is one of two national drivers in the field...

    F1
  60. Monday 11 June 2012

  61. De la Rosa positive despite double DNF 10:12

    De la Rosa positive despite double DNF

    Pedro de la Rosa was particularly optimistic heading into the Canadian Grand Prix, having out-qualified both Marussias in a car which was looking after its...

    F1
  62. Sunday 10 June 2012

  63. HRT set to enjoy best race of 2012 10:00

    HRT set to enjoy best race of 2012

    HRT is poised for its best race of the year so far, with Pedro de la Rosa having out-qualified both Marussia cars to start 21st on the grid in Montreal this...

    F1
  64. Friday 8 June 2012

  65. HRT mechanic in hospital after incident 19:18

    HRT mechanic in hospital after incident

    An HRT mechanic has been taken to hospital in Montreal following a pit lane incident in the first Canadian Grand Prix practice session on Friday...

    F1
  66. Monday 28 May 2012

  67. De la Rosa: Maldonado error was a terrible shame 11:12

    De la Rosa: Maldonado error was a terrible shame

    He may have admitted earlier in the weekend that the Monaco Grand Prix is no favourite of his, but that did not ease the disappointment for Pedro de la Rosa...

    F1
  68. Sunday 27 May 2012

  69. Handful of drivers saddened by early exits 15:59

    Handful of drivers saddened by early exits

    Romain Grosjean, Kamui Kobayashi, Pastor Maldonado and Pedro de la Rosa were all early retirements from this afternoon’s Monaco Grand Prix, with the quartet...

    F1
  70. Monday 7 May 2012

  71. 16:29

    Latest F1 photos: Jean Todt visits HRT factory

    F1
  72. Saturday 5 May 2012

  73. De la Rosa excited about home race 02:00

    De la Rosa excited about home race

    On Friday, Pedro de la Rosa played the role of tour guide as he showed off the new HRT factory in Madrid to FIA President Jean Todt. With the formalities...

    F1
  74. Friday 4 May 2012

  75. Jean Todt visits new HRT factory 17:08

    Jean Todt visits new HRT factory

    HRT received a special guest on Friday as FIA President Jean Todt visited the team’s new factory in Madrid. The Frenchman was accompanied by Carlos Gracia, V...

    F1
  76. Tuesday 17 April 2012

  77. 12:22

    Sakhir Memories: De la Rosa entertains in 2005

    F1
  78. Saturday 14 April 2012

  79. Maldonado and de la Rosa reprimanded in China 15:33

    Maldonado and de la Rosa reprimanded in China

    Both Pastor Maldonado and Pedro de la Rosa have received official reprimands from the stewards following Chinese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday. Both...

    F1
  80. Friday 13 April 2012

  81. HRT working better together, says de la Rosa 10:14

    HRT working better together, says de la Rosa

    HRT continued to make strides on Friday in China, but Pedro de la Rosa is under no illusions that the Spanish team does not still have much work to do....

    F1
  82. Tuesday 10 April 2012

  83. De la Rosa: The hardest part comes now 02:00

    De la Rosa: The hardest part comes now

    Pedro de la Rosa is impressed with HRT’s abilities so far this season, which first of all included just being in Melbourne after an internal reshuffle left t...

    F1
  84. Sunday 25 March 2012

  85. De la Rosa delighted as HRT makes step forward 13:51

    De la Rosa delighted as HRT makes step forward

    The Malaysian Grand Prix was a story of ‘what might have been’ for Pedro de la Rosa, whose alternative strategy was ruined when his HRT stalled at the start...

    F1
  86. Saturday 24 March 2012

  87. HRT qualifies for the first time in 2012 10:34

    HRT qualifies for the first time in 2012

    Despite rounding out the Sepang grid with 23rd and 24th places, HRT is pleased to have qualified for the first time this year. Pedro de la Rosa leads the...

    F1
  88. Monday 19 March 2012

  89. HRT striving for track time in Malaysia 14:40

    HRT striving for track time in Malaysia

    Australia saw HRT fail to qualify at Albert Park for the second consecutive season, having significantly restructured its technical team over the Formula 1...

    F1
  90. Sunday 18 March 2012

  91. HRT not permitted to race in Melbourne 05:26

    HRT not permitted to race in Melbourne

    HRT has not been allowed to take part in the Australian Grand Prix. The Spanish team applied for a special dispensation after failing to qualifying on...

    F1
  92. Saturday 17 March 2012

  93. HRT applies for dispensation to race 08:51

    HRT applies for dispensation to race

    HRT has put forward an official request to take part in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix, despite both of its cars missing the 107 cut-off time for the second...

    F1
  94. Friday 16 March 2012

  95. HRT: We knew what we were in for 09:19

    HRT: We knew what we were in for

    HRT was not surprised by its assortment of problems in Australian Grand Prix practice on Friday afternoon. After delaying scrutineering to finish assembling...

    F1
  96. Thursday 15 March 2012

  97. HRT delays de la Rosa scrutineering 13:06

    HRT delays de la Rosa scrutineering

    HRT has suspended scrutineering on Pedro de la Rosa’s car in order to finish building up its second chassis, having asked the FIA for permission on T...

    F1
  98. Saturday 10 March 2012

  99. Pérez-Sala 'very proud' of HRT's efforts 15:26

    Pérez-Sala 'very proud' of HRT's efforts

    HRT F1 team boss Luis Pérez-Sala has prasied his entire workforce ahead of the new season, following an intense push to prepare its 2012 challenger in time....

    F1
  100. Monday 5 March 2012

  101. De la Rosa becomes GPDA Chairman 15:47

    De la Rosa becomes GPDA Chairman

    Pedro de la Rosa has been elevated to the role of GPDA Chairman following the Formula 1 departure of Rubens Barrichello. The Spaniard last held the job in...

    F1
  102. HRT prepares for Barcelona filming day 10:15

    HRT prepares for Barcelona filming day

    Whereas the media, fans and other Formula 1 teams have now gone home, HRT remains at the Circuit de Catalunya to shake down its 2012 car on Monday...

    F1
  103. Sunday 4 March 2012

  104. De la Rosa: 2012 HRT is 100 percent new 09:41

    De la Rosa: 2012 HRT is 100 percent new

    Pedro de la Rosa admits that he did not expect HRT to test its new car before Melbourne, but is keen to enjoy a filming day in Barcelona on Monday. The...

    F1
  105. Saturday 3 March 2012

  106. HRT will not test in Barcelona 12:07

    HRT will not test in Barcelona

    HRT will not be ready in time to test this week, the team has confirmed. Having been delayed by the failure of two crash tests, the Spanish outfit had hoped...

    F1
  107. Wednesday 29 February 2012

  108. HRT pushing to attend final test 10:34

    HRT pushing to attend final test

    HRT is working at maximum output to ensure its new car, the F112, will be able to test at the final pre-season gathering in Barcelona this week. The Spanish...

    F1
  109. Saturday 25 February 2012

  110. Crash tests passed for HRT 17:21

    Crash tests passed for HRT

    The HRT F1 team have passed all of their mandatory FIA crash tests after failing  two previously. The team were subsequently unable to take their new car,...

    F1
  111. Wednesday 8 February 2012

  112. I was a bit nervous, de la Rosa admits 12:31

    I was a bit nervous, de la Rosa admits

    Pedro de la Rosa has admitted that he was somewhat apprehensive before driving the HRT for the first time in Jerez on Tuesday. The Spaniard returns to F1...

    F1
  113. Tuesday 24 January 2012

  114. HRT plans to have new car in Barcelona 13:19

    HRT plans to have new car in Barcelona

    HRT could debut its new car at the second winter test in Barcelona, after running its 2011 machine at the opening session in Jerez. That is according to...

    F1
  115. Wednesday 23 November 2011

  116. Interview with HRT's Pedro de la Rosa 10:09

    Interview with HRT's Pedro de la Rosa

    It was announced on Monday that Pedro de la Rosa is to return to F1 with HRT. The Barcelona driver, who will be 41 years of age once the new season is...

    F1