Ferrari hails Perez after test in 2009 car

Stephan Heublein



Ferrari had high praise for Sergio Perez after the Mexican on Thursday tested one of the Italian team's single seaters for the first time.

A race rookie with Sauber in 2011, 21-year-old Perez is also a leading member of Ferrari's driver 'academy' and tipped as a possible future replacement for Felipe Massa.