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Young Driver Test begins

The latest F1 Young Driver Test begins in France
The second of three F1 Young Driver Tests scheduled for this season has started in France, with Ferrari, Force India and Mercedes all in action at Magny-Cours.

Jules Bianchi will be at the wheel for Ferrari in Tuesday before he switches to Force India for Wednesday's running, where he will replace Luiz Razia – with the GP2 racer at the wheel of the VJM05 for the opening day.

Mercedes meanwhile has Sam Bird in action as it works on development parts that could then be introduced for the remaining races on the calendar.

Marussia, HRT and Williams have already carried out their Young Driver Tests at Silverstone, with a further test set to take place later this season in Abu Dhabi.

Magny-Cours test line-up:

Tuesday:

Ferrari - Jules Bianchi
Mercedes - Sam Bird
Force India - Luiz Razia

Wednesday:

Ferrari - Davide Rigon
Mercedes - Sam Bird
Force India - Jules Bianchi

Thursday:

Ferrari - Jules Bianchi
Mercedes - TBC
Force India - Rodolfo Gonzalez



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Dylan - Unregistered

September 11, 2012 12:09 PM

Razia is driving for Force India I didn't see that coming! Very pleased to see Force India regonising the real talent out there and giving this hard working boy a chance I might just start supporting Force India after this!



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