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Ferrari confirm Bianchi as official 2011 tester 11 Nov 2010

Jules Bianchi (FRA) Ferrari F60 Formula One Young Driver Testing, 1-3 December 2009, Jerez Circuit, Spain.  Jules Bianchi (FRA) Ferrari F60 Formula One Young Driver Testing, 1-3 December 2009, Jerez Circuit, Spain.

Ferrari have announced Jules Bianchi will take on the role of test driver for the 2011 season. Bianchi, a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy, will be in action for the Italian team at next week’s two-day young driver test, which takes place at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit from Tuesday following this weekend’s Grand Prix.

The 21 year-old Frenchman competed in GP2 this season, scoring four podiums and three pole positions on his way to third in the championship. In 2009 he juggled drives in GP2 Asia and British Formula Three, as well as winning the Formula Three Euroseries.

Ferrari also revealed that the top three finishers in this season’s Italian Formula Three championship - Brazil’s Cesar Ramos, Monaco’s Stephane Richelmi and Italy’s Andrea Caldarelli - will get to drive a Formula One car. The trio will be in action in an F2008 on December 2 at the Vallelunga circuit near Rome.

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