Aitken to join Barcelona test with Renault

Aitken to join Barcelona test with Renault

Renault's young driver Jack Aitken will be driving for the first time with a modern Formula 1 car in the test after the Spanish Grand Prix.

Aitken, at Renault's Driving Academy, was brought to the Formula 1 team's reserve pilot earlier this year.

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The young driver who competed in Formula 2 with ART GP at the same time this year also made his first F1 race with the 2012 E20 on Jerez circuit in 2017.

Aitken will test the vehicle of this year on Wednesday, and for the first time will have driven a hybrid F1 vehicle. On the first day of the test, Carlos Sainz will go off the piste and test it with Renault.

Another F2 driver, Sean Geael, will be on the run with Toro Rosso on the opening day of the tests in Spain and Pierre Gasly on the second day.

McLaren will testify with Lando Norris, Stoffel Vandoorne, and Oliver Turvey, while Williams will work with Oliver Rowland and Robert Kubica.

In Force India, Nicholas Latifi, Nikita Mazepin, and George Russell will be on the track.

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