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2013-02-07 14:41

HIGH-FLYING JACK-MAN: The Force India mechanic after being struck down by tester James Rossiter.

JEREZ, Spain - James Rossiter, Force India's simulator driver who joined the team in 2013, crashed into a mechanic during F1 testing in Jerez, Spain.

Rossiter, who raced with Honda and Super Aguri, was asked to step into the new VJM06's cockpit to improve the correlation of data between the virtual and real worlds.

Germany's Auto Motor und Sport's reports that he collided with the the jack-man during a practice pit stop, sending him "high" into the air.

"According to initial information, the mechanic is doing well. He's sitting in the Force India motor home to recover from the shock," reports Auto Motor und Sport.

 
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