Ferrari to use Giovanardi in Badoer's absence

FERRARI have appointed Fabrizio Giovanardi as a temporary test driver following injuries sustained by Luca Badoer in an accident during a testing session at the Circuit de Catalunya.

Italian driver Giovanardi, currently contracted to drive for Alfa Romeo, will test last year's F2000 car at Vairano, on February 1 and 2.

Giovanardi is currently a competitor in the FIA European Touring Car Championship, driving an Alfa Romeo 156.

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