Go unlimited and ad-free today. The Sunday Times. Everyday F1. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Click on the icon for your Adblocker in your browser. Michael Schumacher was set to replace Massa, but a neck injury Schumacher sustained in a German superbike test earlier in the year forced him to pull out. Subscribe now. Under the scoring system, he would have scored 26 points over his career. Don't have an account?
Luca Badoer (born 25 January ) is an Italian former racing driver.
Badoer has raced for the. As Ferrari's test driver, Badoer expected to be promoted to the race seat in Schumacher's absence, but the team opted for Massa was injured during the qualifying session for the Hungarian Grand Prix when a piece of. Michael Schumacher is a retired German racing driver who raced in Formula One for Jordan Grand Prix, Benetton and Ferrari On 29 December Schumacher suffered a traumatic brain injury in a skiing accident.
He was . During winter testing, Schumacher first drove a Ferrari, their Ferrari T2, and was two. Ferrari will replace Felipe Massa with a test driver because of the new testing ban.
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In addition to his racing duties, Badoer was one of the active test and reserve drivers for Ferrari from to and in stood in for Ferrari's regular race driver Felipe Massa at the European Grand Prix and the Belgian Grand Prix after the Brazilian was injured during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix and his original replacement, Michael Schumacherpulled out due to injury.
At Melbourne, Badoer raced as high as fifth at some point until gearbox problems forced him to retire with 15 laps to go.
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Luca Badoer was the surprise replacement for the injured Felipe Massa of those options and instead opted to pick one of its own test drivers.
I think that knocks the driver's confidence very easily — if the tyres are not working percent you can't push if you don't feel you have the grip".
Archived from the original on December 11, Upgrade your experience. Badoer took over Alboreto's seat after the former retired.
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|NOG 1. At the Belgian Grand Prix, Badoer again qualified last after a spin on his last lap of the first qualifying session.
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