Gustav Malja is hoping to join the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 grid, the Swede admitted during post-season testing at Motorland, Aragon.

Driving Roberto Merhi's Zeta Corse this week, Malja has been a regular feature of the top three since debuting on Monday. The teenager has graduated from Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup, conceding that the 3.5 litre machines are much more powerful.

"The grip, speed and brakes, it is all impressive and incredible on this car!" he said. "I enjoy it, even more so than the Formula Renault 2.0 that I liked a lot! I hope my performance will open possibilities for 2015!"

19-year-old Malja finished twelfth in Renault's junior series. His performances this week come despite a difficult year with Josef Kaufmann Racing, problems he hopes will be fixed if a full season with the Russian outfit beckons. Zeta has improved greatly since obtaining a Russian licence at the start of this year, securing third place in the drivers' championship behind Red Bull juniors Carlos Sainz and Pierre Gasly.

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"I put in a very good time and I am happy because I turn 19 today! Thanks to the team for their work and professionalism," he continued. "On the damp track surface, I made a mistake, an easy one, and I will learn from it. Once the car was repaired, I quickly found the pace before a problem cost us track time."

Oscar Tunjo and Nyck De Vries are the only drivers to be confirmed for the 2015 season, racing with Pons and DAMS respectively. FR3.5 post-season testing continues from Aragon.