Jean-Eric Vergne, Toro Rosso, Korea, 2011

Jean-Eric Vergne to drive for Red Bull in young drivers’ test

2011 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Jean-Eric Vergne, Toro Rosso, Korea, 2011
Jean-Eric Vergne, Toro Rosso, Korea, 2011

Jean-Eric Vergne will drive for Red Bull in the young drivers’ test following the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Vergne drove for Toro Rosso in practice for the Korean Grand Prix.

He said: “I?m really looking forward to driving the RB7 in Abu Dhabi. I know the track already and have had some track time in a Formula 1 car this year, which will help.

“I?m extremely happy that Red Bull Racing has given me this opportunity, it will be a massive experience for me and to be driving the best Formula One car is something quite amazing. I will make the best out of the three days, it will be an important three days and I?m looking forward to it.”

Vergne was runner-up in this year’s Formula Renault 3.5 championship. The young drivers’ test takes place on the 15th-17th of November at the Yas Marina circuit.

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