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Is there value in crossovers like Hamilton/Rossi?

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Is there any value for a Formula 1 team in organising a crossover such as Valentino Rossi and Lewis Hamilton's? Can Ferrari gain from an early car launch? Gary Anderson answers these questions and more

We saw Valentino Rossi in the Mercedes a few days ago. You had some unusual drivers turn up in your cars, including Colin McRae. What is it like to run a car for a guest driver like that and is there any point in it?
Javier Rodriguez, via email

It's great to see a crossover between top sports personalities, as it gives them a greater respect for what others have achieved.

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