Rossiter hits mechanic in Jerez pitstop

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James Rossiter hit the jack-man during a practice pitstop, sending him "high" into the air.

Feb.7 (GMM) James Rossiter, Force India's simulator driver, crashed into a mechanic on Thursday morning at Jerez.

The 29-year-old Briton, with F1 experience under his belt from the Honda and Super Aguri days, was asked to step into the new VJM06's cockpit to improve the correlation of data between the virtual and real worlds.

James Rossiter, Sahara Force India F1 VJM06 Simulator Driver
James Rossiter, Sahara Force India F1 VJM06 Simulator Driver

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German publication Auto Motor und Sport's live website text coverage of the test action said Rossiter hit the jack-man during a practice pitstop, sending him "high" into the air.

"According to initial information," read the live ticker, "the mechanic is doing well.

"He's sitting in the Force India motor home to recover from the shock."

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