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Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test competitors line-up

This represents a unique opportunity to display skills and talent to the eyes of Formula 1 team's management.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011

November 15, 2011 (F1plus Team).- The Yas Marina Circuit (Abu Dhabi) will have another se of drivers stepping into Formula 1 cars for the start of the three-day Young Driver Test.

Even though the event name includes the word “young” it has to do more with how much experience the test drivers have in terms of a Grand Prix competitions, since no one can have done that in more than two occasions.

All these drivers want to show their skills on the track and in a real Formula 1 car with the ultimate goal of winning a seat or at least catch enough attention to be considered by a team for future F1 plans.

Yas Marina’s timetable is as follows:
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Note: All times shown are local (GMT +4)

The Abu Dhabi Young Driver line-up is as follows:

Red Bull
Tuesday: Jean-Éric Vergne / 21 / FRA
Wednesday: Jean-Éric Vergne / 21 / FRA
Thursday: Jean-Éric Vergne / 21 / FRA

McLaren
Gary Paffett / 30 / GBR & Oliver Turvey / 24/ GBR
(Full running order to be confirmed)

Ferrari
Tuesday: Jules Bianchi / 22 / FRA
Wednesday: Jules Bianchi / 22 / FRA
Thursday: Jules Bianchi / 22 / FRA

Mercedes GP
Tuesday: Sam Bird / 24 / GBR
Wednesday: Sam Bird / 24 / GBR
Thursday: Sam Bird / 24 / GBR

Lotus Renault GP
Tuesday: Robert Wickens / 22 / CAN
Wednesday: Kevin Korjus / 18 / EST
Thursday: Jan Charouz / 24 / CZE

Williams
Tuesday: Valtteri Bottas / 22 / FIN
Wednesday: Valtteri Bottas / 22 / FIN
Thursday: Mirko Bortolotti / 21 / ITA

Force India
Tuesday: Max Chilton / 20 / GBR
Wednesday: Johnny Cecotto Jr. / 22 / VEN
Thursday: Max Chilton / 20 / GBR

Sauber
Esteban Gutiérrez / 20 / MEX & Fabio Leimer / 22 / SUI
(Full running order to be confirmed)

Toro Rosso
Tuesday: Stefano Coletti / 22 / MON
Wednesday: Kevin Ceccon / 18 / ITA
Thursday AM: Stefano Coletti / 22 / MON
Thursday PM: Kevin Ceccon / 18 / ITA

Team Lotus
Tuesday: Rodolfo González / 25 / VEN
Wednesday: Luiz Razia / 22 / BRA
Thursday: Alexander Rossi / 20 / USA

HRT
Tuesday: Dani Clos / 23 / ESP
Wednesday AM: Jan Charouz / 24 / CZE
Wednesday PM: Nathanael Berthon / 22 / FRA
Thursday: Nathanael Berthon / 22 / FRA

Virgin
Tuesday AM: Adrian Quaife-Hobbs / 20 / GBR
Tuesday PM: Charles Pic / 21 / FRA
Wednesday: Charles Pic / 21 / FRA
Thursday: Robert Wickens / 22 / CAN
 

Jean Eric Vergne on the seat of a Red Bull Racing.

Jean Eric Vergne on the seat of a Red Bull Racing.

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