Emanuele Pirro to be F1 steward for 2010 finale

Wed, 10 November 2010, 02:01

Nov.10 (GMM) Making his first appearance this weekend as a formula one steward is Italian driver Emanuele Pirro.

The 48-year-old, who won Le Mans 4 times, contested 40 grands prix with Benetton and Scuderia Italia between 1989 and 1991, and was also McLaren’s test driver in 1988.

He will officiate at the Yas Marina circuit for the 2010 Abu Dhabi grand prix, the finale of the series’ 19-race calendar.

At the circuit this weekend, one of a potential four candidates will be crowned world champion; the first time four drivers from three separate teams have been in the running at the last hurdle.

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