Grapevine: Ferrari Testers Thrill Zandvoort Crowd

Ferrari test drivers Luca Badoer and Felipe Massa demonstrated two of the team's F2001 machines last weekend when the World Champion team made an appearance at the Marlboro Masters in Zandvoort.

Grapevine: Ferrari Testers Thrill Zandvoort Crowd

Ferrari test drivers Luca Badoer and Felipe Massa demonstrated two of the team's F2001 machines last weekend when the World Champion team made an appearance at the Marlboro Masters in Zandvoort.

The two drivers joined Ducati MotoGP stars Loris Capirossi and Troy Bayliss and American Randy Mamola, who was on hand to ride a two-seater motorbike for thrill rides.

Italian Badoer, who has driven a Ferrari at the Dutch circuit six times, said: "It's always a pleasure to come to Zandvoort - this is now the seventh time for me. I took part in the Formula Three race in 1991 and I like the atmosphere."

Brazilian Massa, meanwhile, visited Zandvoort for only the third time in his career having tested single-seat Formula 3000 and Formula Renault machines but never raced at the track.

"I was happy to take part," he said of his visit. "I like the circuit a lot, even if it is a demanding one where it is difficult to spot the braking points given the constant ups and downs."

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