Who's at the Abu Dhabi test?
Sainz to debut for McLaren in test as Raikkonen returns to Sauber; Russell and Kubica running for Williams
Last Updated: 27/11/18 10:07am
The post-season Abu Dhabi GP test looks set to comprise a mixture of F1 rookies and veterans of the 2018 campaign.
Although the season officially ends with the Abu Dhabi GP race, the circuit will host a two-day test on Tuesday and Wednesday - marking the final official track action of the year.
Both of Williams's 2019 drivers, Robert Kubica and George Russell will take part in the test, while Wednesday will also mark Carlos Sainz's unofficial debut for McLaren.
Kimi Raikkonen, meanwhile, will begin his second Sauber career some 17 years on from the end of his first just days after his final outing for Ferrari.
Ahead of his long-expected move to the team, Lance Stroll will run for Force India on both days.
Daniil Kvyat will test for Toro Rosso on second day ahead of his return to the grid next year, following Sean Gelael.
Williams intend to field Russell and Kubica on both days 'with the young Brit getting his first laps as a Williams driver in the morning of day one before handing over to Robert for the afternoon session. That order will be reversed for day two with Robert running in the morning before George concludes day two of the test.'
21-year-old Swiss driver Louis Deletraz will be among the newbies when he drives the Haas on Wednesday.
The test is being staged to evaluate Pirelli's 2019 tyres.
Who is testing at Abu Dhabi?
|Williams||George Russell & Robert Kubica||Robert Kubica & George Russell|
|McLaren||Lando Norris||Carlos Sainz|
|Toro Rosso||Sean Gelael||Daniil Kvyat|
|Force India||Sergio Perez & Lance Stroll||Lance Stroll|
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