Aston Martin have verified reserve driver Felipe Drugovich will travel for the crew on the initially working day of pre-period tests in Bahrain.
The crew declared yesterday Lance Stroll will miss out on this week’s take a look at just after struggling an injuries although biking.
Drugovich will be the initially to travel on the auto on Thursday early morning. He will then hand in excess of to Fernando Alonso for the afternoon session. Aston Martin is but to ensure the options for Friday and Saturday.
The 22-yr-previous Drugovich is the reigning Method two winner. He joined Aston Martin’s youthful driver programme in September and drove for the crew in publish-period tests at Yas Marina.
Drugovich is one particular of two reserve motorists the crew can phone on. Having said that the other, Stoffel Vandoorne, who started off forty one grands prix for McLaren amongst 2016 and 2018, is competing in a Method E occasion in South Africa this weekend.
3 other groups have previously verified their driver schedules for the a few-working day take a look at at Bahrain Intercontinental Circuit. Haas will break up just about every working day amongst their two motorists, commencing with Nico Hulkenberg on Thursday.
Drugovich will also share the keep track of with reigning entire world winner Max Verstappen, who will carry out the initially day’s managing for Pink Bull. Sergio Perez will operate on working day two and the pair will share Saturday’s session.
Alexander Albon will travel on Thursday early morning for Williams, then hand in excess of to crew mate Logan Sargeant, right before receiving again driving the wheel on Saturday early morning to conclude the take a look at.
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