Formula 1 teams will be back in action at the Bahrain International Circuit on Friday, as pre-season testing continues ahead of the 2023 campaign kicking off next week…

    As per Thursday’s action, most teams will split running between their two drivers, with only Alfa Romeo (Zhou Guanyu), Aston Martin (Fernando Alonso) and Williams (Logan Sargeant) opting for no midday changes.

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    Sergio Perez is also set for his first testing run aboard the new RB19, stepping in for Friday morning’s session, after Red Bull opted to give world champion Max Verstappen the full opening day in the car.

    Testing starts at 1000 local time and ends at 1930, with an hour’s break at 1415.

    Who’s driving on Day 2 of the 2023 pre-season test

    Team Driver (Session)
    Red Bull Sergio Perez (AM), Max Verstappen (PM)
    Ferrari Carlos Sainz (AM), Charles Leclerc (PM)
    Mercedes Lewis Hamilton (AM), George Russell (PM)
    Alpine Esteban Ocon (AM), Pierre Gasly (PM)
    McLaren Lando Norris (AM), Oscar Piastri (PM)
    Alfa Romeo Zhou Guanyu
    Aston Martin Fernando Alonso
    Haas Kevin Magnussen (AM), Nico Hulkenberg (PM)
    AlphaTauri Yuki Tsunoda (AM), Nyck de Vries (PM)
    Williams Logan Sargeant