You would imagine the role of a test driver for a sports car maker would require motor racing knowledge. That isn’t necessarily the case.
Many test driver’s come from engineering backgrounds, very few are ex-sports car drivers. And it makes sense, think about it, you need engineering skills to understand the mechanics of how to make a supercar perform to its best.
But it isn’t easy to get the job, you have to start at the bottom and work your way to the top as Pagani test driver, Davide, explains.
And the irony is his last name is Testi, yes we hear you alliteration fans, “Testi The Test Driver”.