Force India mechanic run over during pitstop 7 February, 2013 Force India mechanic after being hit by James Rossiter in the VJM06 James Rossiter, Force India’s simulator driver, crashed into a mechanic in the pitlane during testing at Jerez on Thursday morning. The 29-year-old Briton, with F1 experience under his belt from the Honda and Super Aguri days, was asked to step into the new VJM06’s cockpit to improve the correlation of data between the virtual and real worlds. German publication Auto Motor und Sport’s live website text coverage of the test action said Rossiter hit the jack-man during a practice pitstop, sending him “high” into the air. “According to initial information,” read the live ticker, “the mechanic is doing well. “He’s sitting in the Force India motor home to recover from the shock.” (GMM) Tweet Related NewsForce India: Overall it was a successful testForce India: Our time in Bahrain has gone largely to planForce India: We were able to do a lot of valuable workPerez: I have a comfortable feeling that we are in good shape for AustraliaForce India: Busy day with lots of miles completed and a great deal learnedForce India: We were able to do some good long run simulationsForce India: The programme was cut short by a drivetrain issueForce India: It has been a useful day for the teamForce India: Another solid performance with good reliabilityForce India: Our Bahrain test is off to a positive start McLarenfan I think if you say the Honda and Super Aguri days, things have changed considerably since then. fools Hope the man is okay.