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Vettel and Raikkonen to drive for Ferrari in wet-weather test

22 Jan 2016

Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen will share driving duties for Ferrari in next week's Pirelli wet tyre test at France's Paul Ricard circuit.

Ferrari are one of only three teams taking part in the test, along with McLaren - for whom 2015 GP2 champion Stoffel Vandoorne will drive on both days - and Red Bull. Like Ferrari, Red Bull's 2016 race drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat will split the team's workload over the  two-day session, which runs on January 25-26.

Paul Ricard's sprinkler system means the track can be made wet regardless of the prevailing weather, allowing all three teams to focus their efforts exclusively on testing and evaluating Pirelli's wet-weather compounds, in particular the blue-marked full wet tyre.

Pirelli will control the testing programmes, and all three teams will be prevented from running their 2016-spec cars.