Johnny Cecotto Junior will test for Sahara Force India
at the upcoming young driver test in Abu Dhabi next week, completing the team's line-up alongside Max Chilton, it has been announced.
The 22-year-old will get behind the wheel of the VJM04 on Wednesday 16 November for a full day of work with the team. The test will be the Venezuelan's debut outing in an F1 car.
“I think all drivers want to race in F1 so the chance to get time in the Sahara Force India
F1 car is a big moment for me. In fact, I can't stop smiling at the thought of driving such an amazing car,” he said.
“I know there's a massive amount to learn and a lot of work to get through on the day, but I definitely feel ready to get behind the wheel.
“I hope I can do a good job and repay the faith the team have shown by giving me a chance in the car.”