The driver line-up for the start of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Catalunya has been confirmed.Robert Kubica is the only test driver so far to have been given an opportunity to participate in this week’s test. He will drive the new Alfa Romeo C42 this morning before handing it over to the team’s regular drivers.
The other nine teams are all expected to use their race drivers throughout the test. Many will rotate between them on each day, however Red Bull, McLaren, Alpine and AlphaTauri are among those who will have the same drivers in their cars all day today.
New world champion Max Verstappen will be on track for Red Bull today. His team mate Sergio Perez will have to wait until tomorrow to begin testing, as will Daniel Ricciardo and Yuki Tsunoda.
Teams have three days of running at the Circuit de Catalunya today and a further three days in Bahrain ahead of the first race of the season next month. The teams intend to conduct wet track testing on the afternoon of the final day on an artificially drenched surfaced, unless it rains prior to then.
2022 pre-season test one driver line-up
|Wednesday morning||Wednesday afternoon||Thursday morning||Thursday afternoon||Friday morning||Friday afternoon|
|Mercedes||George Russell||Lewis Hamilton||Lewis Hamilton||George Russell||George Russell||Lewis Hamilton|
|Red Bull||Max Verstappen||Sergio Perez||Max Verstappen||Sergio Perez|
|Ferrari||Charles Leclerc||Carlos Sainz Jnr||Carlos Sainz Jnr||Charles Leclerc||Charles Leclerc||Carlos Sainz Jnr|
|McLaren||Lando Norris||Daniel Ricciardo||Lando Norris||Daniel Ricciardo|
|Alpine||Fernando Alonso||Esteban Ocon||Fernando Alonso||Esteban Ocon|
|AlphaTauri||Yuki Tsunoda||Pierre Gasly||Pierre Gasly||Yuki Tsunoda|
|Aston Martin||Sebastian Vettel||Lance Stroll||Lance Stroll||Sebastian Vettel||Sebastian Vettel||Lance Stroll|
|Williams||Nicholas Latifi||Alexander Albon||Alexander Albon||Nicholas Latifi||Nicholas Latifi||Alexander Albon|
|Alfa Romeo||Robert Kubica||Valtteri Bottas||Valtteri Bottas||Guanyu Zhou||Guanyu Zhou||Valtteri Bottas|
|Haas||Nikita Mazepin||Mick Schumacher||Mick Schumacher||Nikita Mazepin||Nikita Mazepin||Mick Schumacher|
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