Remembering 1993's F1 young driver test
This week's Jerez test is the opportunity for the next generation of young drivers to sample Formula 1 machinery and stake their claim for a future drive. AUTOSPORT winds the clock back to the same test, 16 years earlier
From the archives:
Estoril, September 28 1993
Jos Verstappen, Gil de Ferran and Christian Fittipaldi test for Footwork
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