Jean-Eric Vergne says he "can't wait" to work with Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen after completing his first day at Ferrari.

Having been dropped by Toro Rosso at the end of the 2014 season, Vergne has been racing in Formula E and was hired by Ferrari in the role of test driver. Having spent his first working day at Maranello meeting team management and engineers, Vergne spent some time in the simulator - where the focus of his work will be - and says he is keen to make a contribution to help the race pairing of Vettel and Raikkonen.

"The first day as a Ferrari man is really something special," Vergne told the official Ferrari website. "But already last night, I took a short trip around Maranello and I realised that this is a city that lives and breathes Ferrari. This year, I will be doing a lot of work in the simulator and this first introduction to it was very useful. I know Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen well and I can't wait to work with them."

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