Former Formula One test driver Robin Frijns says he never turned down the opportunity to join Red Bull’s young driver programme and denied criticising it.
Robin Frijns will have his first run in an official Formula One practice session in Bahrain this weekend.
Robin Frijns’ manager says his driver’s two outings for Caterham in the first tests of this season are “unique” in recent Formula One history.
Esteban Gutierrez will make his F1 race debut with Sauber in 2013, the team have confirmed.
Red Bull will run Robin Frijns and Antonio Felix da Costa in the Young Drivers’ Test at Abu Dhabi.
Robin Frijns clinched the Formula Renault 3.5 title – and a chance to test for Red Bull – after a controversial final race at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Jules Bianchi, Robin Frijns and Sam Bird are all vying for a place in F1 and any one of them could clinch the Formula Renault 3.5 title this weekend.