OCTOBER 31, 2002
Liuzzi to test for Williams
The test is believed to have come about thanks to Liuzzi's contacts with wellknown talent-spotter Peter Collins, who was Williams team manager back in the 1980s and who helped to bring Gerhard Berger to prominence while running Benetton. Berger, of course, is now running BMW Motorsport, which supplies engines to Williams.
There is always a danger that an early F1 test will do more harm than good to a young driver by as the examples of Jenson Button and Kimi Raikkonen have proved in recent years, a good driver will shine come what may...