Pérez continues training at Ferrari factory
11 September 2012 – Following on from his second place in the Italian Grand Prix, Sergio Pérez is at Ferrari’s Maranello factory on Tuesday. The Mexican Sauber man is continuing his training as part of the Ferrari Driver Academy in what the Scuderia stresses is a meeting planned several months ago.
With some publications have spread rumours that Pérez has headed to Maranello as a direct result of finishing second at Monza, in a race which included overtakes on both of the works Ferrari cars, the Scuderia has made clear of the fact that there is no link.
‘One man who will be getting used to the surroundings inside the Sporting Department will be Sergio Pérez, who will be making a visit to Maranello in accordance with an appointment that has been planned for months as part of his programme of work as a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy,’ a Ferrari statements reads.
‘Then on Thursday and Friday it will be Felipe Massa’s turn to proceed with the ‘virtual’ development work on the F2012.’
On Monday morning, Team Principal Stefano Domenicali carried out what has been described as a ‘long meeting’ with company President Luca di Montezemolo in order to ‘take stock of the immediate future’. There has been no confirmation of whether this meeting included a decision on Fernando Alonso’s team-mate for the 2013 F1 campaign.