Post-Austrian Grand Prix Formula 1 test line-up takes shape

GP2 championship leader Stoffel Vandoorne will get his first taste of the 2015 McLaren when he takes part in next week's in-season Formula 1 test at Austria's Red Bull Ring

Post-Austrian Grand Prix Formula 1 test line-up takes shape

The Belgian will drive the MP4-30 on Wednesday, taking over from Fernando Alonso who will have the chance to further evaluate the team's new aero package on Tuesday.

As was the case at the post-Spanish Grand Prix test, Nico Rosberg and Pascal Wehrlein will drive for Mercedes while Daniel Ricciardo and GP2 driver Pierre Gasly form Red Bull's line-up.

Ahead of her second free practice appearance of the season at next month's British Grand Prix, Susie Wolff will be in the Williams on Tuesday with Valtteri Bottas in action on Wednesday.

Pastor Maldonado spent a day in the Lotus at the first in-season test, so Romain Grosjean gets his shot in Austria, with reserve driver Jolyon Palmer getting more time in the car the following day.

Ferrari junior Rafaele Marciello, competing in GP2 this year, will be in action for Sauber before handing over to Felipe Nasr.

Alongside his Mercedes duties, Wehrlein will spend a day driving the Force India.

Mercedes-affiliated European Formula 3 champion turned GP3 title contender Esteban Ocon will then make his second Force India appearance on Wednesday.

The test also features GP3 racer Antonio Fuoco, who will get his first taste of F1 when he drives for Ferrari on Tuesday. Esteban Gutierrez is in the car the following day.

Toro Rosso is the only team yet to confirm its full line-up, though Max Verstappen will be behind the wheel on Tuesday.

TEST LINE-UP

Mercedes
Tuesday: Nico Rosberg; Wednesday: Pascal Wehrlein

Ferrari
Tuesday: Antonio Fuoco; Wednesday: Esteban Gutierrez

Red Bull
Tuesday: Daniel Ricciardo; Wednesday: Pierre Gasly

Williams
Tuesday: Susie Wolff; Wednesday: Valtteri Bottas

McLaren
Tuesday: Fernando Alonso Wednesday: Stoffel Vandoorne

Lotus
Tuesday: Romain Grosjean; Wednesday: Jolyon Palmer

Force India
Tuesday: Pascal Wehrlein; Wednesday: Esteban Ocon

Toro Rosso
Tuesday: Max Verstappen; Wednesday: TBC

Sauber
Tuesday: Raffaele Marciello; Wednesday: Felipe Nasr

Manor will not run at the test

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