Driver line up for the post-Grand Prix test and first in-season at Barcelona next week


With the Spanish GP over, all eyes will be focused upon the first in-season test at the Barcelona circuit next week.

With Sauber reserve driver and Ferrari Academy driver Rafaelle Marciello who is competing in GP2 this year with Trident Racing, is one of three drivers who will be taking part on both days of the test. Meanwhile his rival, Pierre Gasly who is racing with the DAMS Team this season and is a member of the Red Bull junior programme, will drive for Toro Rosso on Tuesday and Red Bull on Wednesday.

Red Bull will employ Daniil Kvyat on Tuesday, while Toro Rosso will have Carlos Sainz Jr testing on Wednesday. Mercedes reserve Pascal Wehrlein will also double up, initially with Force India on Tuesday before taking over from Nico Rosberg at Mercedes on Wednesday.

Force India will hand Nick Yelloly his debut in an F1 car, with the 24-year-old from Stafford having conducted considerable simulator work for the team. Yelloly will be joined on track on Wednesday by two other British drivers as Jolyon Palmer is handed another outing with Lotus, while Alex Lynn will have his first taste of a Williams car after being signed as a development driver at the start of the year.

Other race drivers in action will be Pastor Maldonado, Felipe Massa and Marcus Ericsson for Lotus, Williams and Sauber respectively on Tuesday.

McLaren is the only team yet to make an announcement on its pairing.

Full Driver Line-up for the Barcelona test is as follows:-

Tuesday: Nico Rosberg; Wednesday: Pascal Wehrlein

Tuesday: Raffaele Marciello; Wednesday: Esteban Gutierrez

Red Bull
Tuesday: Daniil Kvyat; Wednesday: Pierre Gasly

Tuesday: Felipe Massa; Wednesday: Alex Lynn

Tuesday: TBC Wednesday: TBC

Tuesday: Pastor Maldonado; Wednesday: Jolyon Palmer

Force India
Tuesday: Pascal Wehrlein; Wednesday: Nick Yelloly

Toro Rosso
Tuesday: Pierre Gasly; Wednesday: Carlos Sainz Jr

Tuesday: Marcus Ericsson; Wednesday: Raffaele Marciello


Will not run in the test



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