Jordan King and Rio Haryanto are named as Manor Racing's drivers for the one-day Pirelli tyre test at Abu Dhabi next week.
Manor Racing principal John Booth and sporting director Graeme Lowdon are set to leave the team at the end of the 2015 season.
Manor will use Mercedes power for the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship as part of a landmark multi-year deal.
Seven drivers amass a total of 168 grid penalties ahead of the Italian Grand Prix; McLaren rise a position, Manor score best grid start yet.
Max Chilton: It’s a great boost. We don’t get this opportunity often and I don’t think Marussia have ever been in this position!
Questions raised over Haas Formula's desire to operate from the USA, as F1's newest team continues to determine its preferred technical partner.
The FIA is due to begin its assessment of applications to join the Formula 1 grid in 2015, with several proposals having been submitted.
With the cost of competing having risen in 2014, Marussia's Graeme Lowdon says skill needs to be the deciding factor in Formula One and not financial strength
Jules Bianchi and Graeme Lowdon say Marussia has not designed a reliable car to luck in to points but is hoping to be competitive enough to challenge on numerous occasions