Renault unveil line-up for Jerez test 27 Nov 2009
Renault have revealed their line-up for next weeks young driver test in Spain. Reigning Formula Renault 3.5 champion Bertrand Baguette, Chinese driver Ho-Pin Tung and the French teams third driver Lucas Di Grassi will share driving duties during the three-day session at Jerez.
Testing is so restricted nowadays, but this young driver test is the perfect opportunity for us to assess rising stars such as Bertrand, Ho-Pin and Lucas, explained team principal Bob Bell. "All these drivers have shown great promise and we look forward to seeing what they are capable of as we complete our test programme for the year."
Baguette will be on track on Tuesday. The test, which is a prize for winning this years World Series by Renault 3.5 category, will be the 23 year-old's first taste Formula One power. Tung, who has tested for Williams in 2003, will then get behind the wheel of the R29, before Di Grassi racks up further mileage for the French team.
The test will run at the Spanish circuit from Tuesday 1 December to Thursday 3 December.