De la Rosa and a Renfe driver challenge each other at high speed in the simulator


The former Spanish Formula 1 driver and Aston Martin ambassador, Pedro de la Rosa, and the Renfe driver Carlos Lambas competed this Monday in the #300kph Challenge, a fun fight in two simulators between two high-speed professionals, according to a statement.

The challenge began in the facilities that the Renfe Training School has in Madrid, where the company's machinist courses are taught. There, De la Rosa was received by the general director of Organization and Talent of Renfe, Lucas Calzado, before the 'duel' with the train driver at the first stop of the competition.

“It has been an incredible experience that has helped me better understand the work of the train drivers, which is why from today I can say that I admire them much more. I did not imagine that driving a train would be so difficult, but I have had a lot of fun and it has “It seems that it is an exciting profession with a great future,” said the former F1 driver in statements shared by Renfe.

After this, the challenge moved on to the field of Formula 1 on virtual asphalt. Pedro de la Rosa and Carlos Lambas went to the Racing Unleashed driving simulators in Alcobendas, where, after a brief briefing by the driver, they both got into their respective cars on the online circuit.