Le Mans winner Yannick Dalmas to try all three works WEC LMP1 cars

Four-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Yannick Dalmas will test all three manufacturer LMP1 contenders in his role as the World Endurance Championship's special advisor to the drivers

Le Mans winner Yannick Dalmas to try all three works WEC LMP1 cars

The 55-year-old Frenchman, who made the last of his 12 Le Mans starts in 2002, will get behind the wheel of the Porsche 919 Hybrid, the Audi R18 e-tron quattro and the Toyota TS050 HYBRID during the WEC rookie test in Bahrain on November 20.

The test is designed to give him a greater understanding of the cars, including visibility from the cockpits and the closing speeds to cars from other classes in the championship.

GP2 championship leader Antonio Giovinazzi will be unable to take up his chance to test the Audi as one of the WEC's nominated rookies courtesy of commitments with his single-seater squad Prema.

His place will be taken by Signatech LMP2 driver Paul-Loup Chatin, who won 2014 European Le Mans Series with the French team.

The rookie in the Porsche will be Gustavo Menezes, who is part of Signatech's championship-leading line-up in the WEC, while the Toyota will be tested by Extreme Speed Motorsports driver Pipo Derani.

Williams Formula 1 development driver Alex Lynn, who has joined the Manor P2 squad for the final three WEC rounds this year, and fellow GP2 racer Jordan King will be given try-outs by Aston Martin in GTE over the course of the test day at Sakhir.

Fellow Britons Ross Gunn, Matt Parry and Euan Hankey are also scheduled to get laps in one of the Aston Vantage GTEs over the course of the test on the day after the WEC championship finale.

Indy Lights racer Felix Serralles will test for the Jota-run G-Drive P2 team and will drive its ORECA-Nissan 05 along with ELMS LMP3 driver Tom Jackson.

Pro Mazda one-make single-seater drivers Patricio O'Ward and Will Owen will test with the RGR Sport Ligier squad.

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