Caterham has confirmed its presence at this week's F1 group test by naming Will Stevens as its driver for both days in Abu Dhabi.

The Briton, who made a low-key debut in the top flight at Yas Marina over the weekend, will use the time to continue his work with the team and gain further experience.

"After a solid first race weekend, it's good for Will to have more time in the car this week here at the test in Abu Dhabi," Gianluca Pisanello, Caterham's head of engineering operations, commented, "He will be able to put all the experience he gained at the weekend to good use and continue to improve and understand the car.

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"His feedback will also be very valuable to us, [as] we will have the opportunity to test the 2015 Pirelli tyres for the first time and gather plenty of data, which will give us valuable experience and is certainly a very useful way to end the season."

Having made it to the end of his grand prix debut, Stevens is looking forward to getting more track time at Yas Marina.

"I am very pleased to have the opportunity to spend more time in the car this week," he confirmed, "I'm keen to get as much mileage as possible under my belt in order to further my chance of securing a drive for next season."

Whether that opportunity comes with Caterham next season remains to be seen, with interim team principal Finbarr O'Connell admitting over the weekend that time is still of the essence in securing the team's future.

"We have shown the world we are still a functioning F1 team, and we were delighted to have Will and Kamui [Kobayashi] driving for us," he said, "The F1 community have been so supportive of us both at the track and in the media.

"My discussions with potential purchasers are continuing and showcasing CaterhamF1 at Abu Dhabi has shown prospective purchasers the spirit and commitment of our race team which is the 'human engine' of the team. I would once again like to thank our race partners - Renault, Red Bull Technology, Pirelli, Dell and Total - and also Formula One Management, without all of whose support we would not have got there."