A1 Team Canada has revealed that Robert Wickens and Daniel Morad will once again perform driving duties in the penultimate round of the A1GP season in Shanghai this coming weekend.

Morad, in addition to making his third straight appearance in Friday morning's rookie session, looks set for some extra seat time participating in the first official practice session later that day. The 17-year-old reigning Formula BMW USA Champion will undertake the afternoon's hour-long session with Wickens due to land in China that same day following a flight from Europe.

"I know before I even get there that the circuit's going to be great and knowing this time out I'll be getting an extra session is even better," he said. "I'll be working to make sure we give Robbie a decent set-up for Saturday when he takes over. It'll be a little strange as I have to head back to the U.S. before Sunday's races due to my Atlantic Championship commitments but that's all part of the job, I'm looking forward to it all!"

Wickens, in his final A1GP outing, will head directly to China following three days of testing in Spain in the World Series by Renault entry he'll campaign throughout the regular season and will be looking to held the Canadian squad improve on its ninth place in the championship standings.

"I'm really excited to get the opportunity to drive on another Formula One circuit," he said. "I'm not worried about missing out on track time as I'll still have an hour of practice on the Saturday morning before qualifying and to be honest, if you can't learn a track in that time you shouldn't be in a series like A1GP!

"I've also learned through being with Red Bull that the fitter you are, the easier it is to adapt to time zone changes so the traveling this week doesn't faze me."

 

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