Ex-F1 tester Robin Frijns joins Andretti for Formula E test

Former Sauber and Caterham Formula 1 reserve driver Robin Frijns will join the Andretti Formula E team for this week's final pre-season test at Donington Park

Ex-F1 tester Robin Frijns joins Andretti for Formula E test

Frijns, who won back-to-back championships in Formula BMW, Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 3.5 during his single-seater career, currently leads the Blancpain Sprint GT series in an Audi R8 with Laurens Vanthoor.

He will partner Andretti's only confirmed race driver Simona de Silvestro on both days of testing at Donington, starting on Monday.

Frijns, who admitted to holding talks with another Formula E team that didn't come to anything, said he is keen to land a drive in the series.

"It has a very good line-up and it's great fun to race on streets," he told AUTOSPORT. "That's why I want to race here.

"This is just a test, I'll just do my best to give a good impression and we'll see what Andretti does with me.

"Even though Andretti had some problems with the car here, I hope we can do proper testing and help with the development."

Team Aguri, which is yet to confirm drivers for either of its seats, will give a day each to Nathaneal Berthon and IndyCar racer Stefano Coletti - the latter making his Formula E test debut.

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