6-time MotoGP Champion Valentino Rossi tested the Ferrari formula 1 car at Mugello today and came within two seconds of setting a competitive lap. With a competitive time of While he may no longer be contemplating a switch to four wheels, Rossi said:
“With a lot of work I could have become a good F1 driver.”
“It is hard to say if I would have become a winner or not, but the potential was there,”
The guy is fast on two, four and probably one wheel. At some level you have to wonder how good he may have been as a driver. Two seconds in F1 is an eternity but as he says, with a little practice there is no doubt in my mind that he would be running with the best of them.