Emanuele had already test driven one of Bernie
Ecclestone's Brabhams in 1985, he was asked to
test a Benetton-BMW B186 at Donington in 1986.
The car's set up was done by Teo Fabi, who drove
for Benetton together with Gerhard Berger at that
time. Pirro took the wheel and was faster than
Fabi, who was an experienced F1-pilot, at the