FIA president Max Mosley has said that rival teams were correct to block Ferrari's request to allow Michael Schumacher the chance to test the current F60 before he make his return to the sport.

Schumacher has already spent time at the wheel of a 2007-spec car in preparation for his comeback, but Ferrari then asked for permission for the German to spend a day at the wheel of the F60 ahead of the European Grand Prix.

That request came despite the current ban on in-season testing in F1, with Williams and the two Red Bull owned teams refusing to give permission for the test to take place.

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That move angered Ferrari, but Mosley said there was no reason why an exception should be made for the seven-time champion - especially after F1 rookie Jaime Alguersuari went into his debut with Toro Rosso in Hungary without any previous running.

"I think the test ban rule is unreasonable, but that's the way it is," Mosley is quoted to have told the German newspaper Bild.

"If a 19-year-old driver such as Jaime Alguersuari may not test before his first race, then you can't make an exception for Michael Schumacher."