This year's Formula Renault 3.5 grid is packed with Formula 1 reserve and test drivers. McLaren, Ferrari, Red Bull, Lotus, Mercedes, Force India and Caterham all have drivers on their books racing in the Renault championship this year.
But this weekend, a man without a Formula 1 contract in his pocket will be getting behind the wheel of the 2010 world championship winning Red Bull RB6. And deservedly so.
Robin Frijns: Stoffel Vandoorne can thrive in FR3.5 rookie season
Robin Frijns backs Magnussen and da Costa for Formula Renault 3.5