Aurelien Panis, son of Formula 1 race winner Olivier, will graduate to Formula Renault 3.5 with Tech 1 Racing in 2015.
The French driver was a race winner in the Formula Renault Eurocup on his way to ninth in the standings this year, his third season of racing FR2.0 machinery.
Tech 1 team boss Simon Abadie said: "The whole team welcomes this collaboration with Aurelien.
"We have followed him with great interest in 2014 and he has demonstrated a very high potential.
"During testing he has impressed the team with his personality, his talent and professionalism.
"Now we are looking forward to fighting together in 2015."
Panis, 20, added: "I'm extremely determined to take on this new challenge.
"The choice of team was crucial to me and I'm happy with the confidence placed in me by Tech 1."