Williams and Red Bull have confirmed their driver schedules for the first Formula 1 pre-season test in Barcelona next week, respectively handing Lance Stroll and Daniel Ricciardo the first extended run-outs in their new cars.

Red Bull will alternate between Ricciardo and Max Verstappen throughout the first four days of winter testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, starting on Monday.

After completing a filming day earlier this week, Ricciardo will continue to acclimatise to the new Red Bull RB14 car when he hits the track on Monday, leaving Verstappen to wait until Tuesday to get his first taste of the 2018 model.

Williams will split all four days between drivers, with Stroll getting the first run in the morning on Monday in the FW41 before handing over to rookie teammate Sergey Sirotkin in the afternoon.

Williams reserve and development driver Robert Kubica will take the afternoon session on both Tuesday and Wednesday, meaning both Stroll and Sirotkin will get one-and-a-half days worth of running through the test.

F1 2018 - Barcelona Test 1 Confirmed Driver Line-Up

Monday February 26
Red Bull - Daniel Ricciardo
Force India - Nikita Mazepin
Williams - Lance Stroll (a.m.), Sergey Sirotkin (p.m.)
Haas - Romain Grosjean

Tuesday February 27
Red Bull - Max Verstappen
Force India - Esteban Ocon
Williams - Sergey Sirotkin (a.m.), Robert Kubica (p.m.)
Haas - Kevin Magnussen

Wednesday February 28
Red Bull - Daniel Ricciardo
Force India - Sergio Perez
Williams - Lance Stroll (a.m.), Robert Kubica (p.m.)
Haas - Romain Grosjean

Thursday March 1
Red Bull - Max Verstappen
Force India - Nicholas Latifi
Williams - Sergey Sirotkin (a.m.), Lance Stroll (p.m.)
Haas - Kevin Magnussen


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