Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, Jerez, 2012

Driver line-up confirmed for Barcelona test

2012 F1 testingPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, Jerez, 2012
Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, Jerez, 2012

The second pre-season test of 2012 begins tomorrow at the Circuit de Catalunya.

The four-day test will see the first official appearance of the Mercedes W03.

Vitaly Petrov will have his first run at the wheel of the Caterham CT01 after being confirmed at the team last week.

At Williams, reigning GP3 champion Valtteri Bottas will have a full day in the team’s new car. Bottas will drive for the team during some Friday practice sessions this year.

Rookie Charles Pic will get three days at the wheel of Marussia’s 2011 car. HRT will not run at the first of the two tests at the Circuit de Catalunya.

Here is the full line-up of drivers at the test:

Team Car Tuesday 21st Wednesday 22nd Thursday 23rd Friday 24th
Red Bull RB8 Sebastian Vettel Sebastian Vettel Mark Webber Mark Webber
McLaren MP4-27 Lewis Hamilton Leiws Hamilton Jenson Button Jenson Button
Ferrari F2012 Fernando Alonso Fernando Alonso Felipe Massa Felipe Massa
Mercedes W03 Michael Schumacher Nico Rosberg Michael Schumacher Nico Rosberg
Lotus E20 Romain Grosjean Romain Grosjean Kimi Raikkonen Kimi Raikkonen
Force India VJM05 Nico Hulkenberg Nico Hulkenberg Paul di Resta Paul di Resta
Sauber C31 Sergio Perez Sergio Perez Kamui Kobayashi Kamui Kobayashi
Toro Rosso STR7 Daniel Ricciardo Daniel Ricciardo Jean-Eric Vergne Jean-Eric Vergne
Williams FW34 Bruno Senna Valtteri Bottas Pastor Maldonado Pastor Maldonado
Caterham CT01 Heikki Kovalainen Vitaly Petrov Vitaly Petrov Heikki Kovalainen
Marussia MVR-02 Charles Pic Charles Pic Timo Glock Charles Pic

F1 Fanatic Live will be running on all four days of the test.

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