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Ferrari

Ferrari wrap up five-day Fiorano test with Ilott

After Ferrari's 2021 lineup of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz got in on the action earlier in the week, test driver Callum Ilott brought an end to the Scuderia's work at Fiorano.

Ferrari brought an end to their five-day test session at Fiorano on Friday with test driver Callum Ilott getting in some work.

The Scuderia used its 2018 SF71H car, with 2021 lineup Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz getting in on the action earlier in the week. They were joined by the likes of Mick Schumacher, Robert Shwartzman, Marcus Armstrong and Giuliano Alesi.

Ilott, who will serve as Ferrari's test driver this season, was the last name to take the track on Friday, with Ferrari sporting director Laurent Mekies pleased with the results of the session.

"Seven drivers on track over the five days, covering more than 1500 kilometres between them made for a really busy week for the team at Fiorano," Mekies stated via a press release. "The most important aspect of the test was to give the Scuderia official race drivers, Charles and Carlos, the opportunity to get back into the swing of driving again after the winter break.

"For the FDA guys it was another opportunity to experience driving a Formula 1 car. For Carlos and Marcus the test was also a “first”, as the Spaniard’s was making his debut with his new team and the New Zealander was experiencing a Formula 1 car for the first time. For Giuliano, the test represented a farewell gift, as his time with the FDA has come to an end.

"I think the best thing about the week was the atmosphere in the garage at our home track, with all the guys really happy to be back on track, to prepare as well as possible for the upcoming season."

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