Celis Jr gets Force India test days

By on Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Sahara Force India

Sahara Force India

Force India has confirmed that development driver Alfonso Celis Jr. will participate in the post-race test for the outfit at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Celis Jr. joined Force India at the end of 2015 and has already received substantial track time, having taken part in pre-season testing and two free practice sessions in the VJM09.

Celis Jr. will pilot the VJM09 during both days of in-season testing at the home of the Spanish Grand Prix next Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Mexican, 19, currently races in the Formula V8 3.5 series.

Williams and Renault have already confirmed that youngsters Alex Lynn and Esteban Ocon will receive track time for the respective teams, while Haas will field race drivers Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutierrez.

Sauber has elected not to take part in next week's running.

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