Frustrated Frijns may do Friday duty for Sauber 31 January, 2013 Robert Frijns during his Red Bull F1 test in Abu Dhabi in 2012 Sauber team boss Monisha Kaltenborn has hinted that the team’s new reserve driver Robin Frijns will get ‘at least one’ Friday practice outing this season. Earlier this week, 21-year-old reigning Formula Renault 3.5 champion, Dutchman Frijns complained that he will “not have much to do” in 2013. He had told Dutch magazine Formule1 that he is not required by his new Swiss employer for the forthcoming winter test period, and it “looks unlikely I will be used during the Friday practice sessions”. “And Sauber has no simulator so I can’t gain experience in that way,” added Frijns. Kaltenborn reacted to Frijn’s comments by excusing his implied criticism. “Robin is still young,” she told the Swiss newspaper Blick, “so we should not place his every word on golden scales. “He said what he said, but he is also irritated because he has not yet found a place in GP2 for this season. “The development [programme] for the young drivers is a real problem,” Kaltenborn continued. “The best thing for each team would be to give every reserve driver at least one go on a Friday [practice session].” Frijns has been outspoken in the past and last year said of Red Bull: “I know their games. You cannot decide what you want to do, and if you don’t do what they want, you’re out. They treat you like a dog. In my career I’ve always made my own choices and I want to continue to do that.” Subbed by AJN. Tweet Related NewsFong and Nissany to test a Sauber in ValenciaRussian teenager Sirotkin makes impressive debutSauber looking to put Russian deal back on trackBlow to De Silvestro’s F1 ambitions as funds dry upAt least three F1 teams in battle for survivalSauber: A very disappointing raceSauber: Energy management issues didn’t help us at allSauber: We ran into some unexpected limitationsSauber preview Singapore Grand Prix weekendSirotkin and Verstappen set for FP1 sessions this year Odd Lord Heis the man! finally a true character again in F1!! And even better the guy is a Dutchmen! I’ll hope he’ll be a flying dutchmen soon! go get em Frijns! Odd Lord ANd also , he is much much better then that OPEC-backed Guiltierez.. -for th erecord- He achieved more and more prestigious results then a certain German from Heppenheim at his age.. So sit tight for 1 year Robin!