Dani Juncadella will make his FP1 debut for Force India at the British Grand Prix.

Force India has already given Juncadella track time during pre-season testing in Jerez and also at the Barcelona in-season test following the Spanish Grand Prix. Friday practice at Silverstone will see Juncadella driving Nico Hulkenberg's car and he said he has confidence he can do a good job for the team.

"I am delighted and ready and I'd like to thank Sahara Force India for this opportunity," Juncadella said. "This will be the first time I take part in an official Grand Prix weekend session, so it will be a very special day for me - I've been waiting for this moment for a very long time and it goes to show that hard work and determination can get you there!

"Since the start of the year back in Jerez, where I got my first chance to drive the car, I've been working very hard together with the team and I've definitely learned a lot. My second outing at the test in Barcelona and all the hours we've spent together on the simulator have given me plenty of confidence. They were also the perfect way to get to know the team better, something which I think is always essential in order to do well.

"This is also the team's local race, which makes a day I will never forget even more special."


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