De la Rosa on getting the sack from Sauber

De la Rosa on getting the sack from Sauber

After being dropped by Sauber ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix, Pedro de la Rosa reflects on his season, the reasons for his departure and his future role as Pirelli's test driver

Pedro de la Rosa was dropped by Sauber shortly before the Singapore Grand Prix and had to watch in frustration from his home in Switzerland as Nick Heidfeld drive his car.

The Spaniard bounces back this week as test driver for Pirelli, having neatly taken over the Toyota seat vacated by Heidfeld. He will have his first experience of the car and tyres at Valencia on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.

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