Simona de Silvestro
("de" pronounced with a long E; born 1 September 1988) is a Swiss race car driver from Thun, Switzerland. She most recently competed for KV Racing Technology in the IZOD IndyCar Series. One nickname which has been applied to her is "The Iron Maiden".
In February 2014, Formula One team Sauber announced that de Silvestro would join the team as an "affiliated driver" and would undergo a year-long training programme with the team, with the ultimate objective of racing in 2015. De Silvestro began testing with the team at the end of April 2014 at Fiorano Circuit. She had her first drive in the 2012 Sauber on April 26, and completed 112 laps during the test.
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