Ferrari and McLaren proteges to participate in GP2 tests

By on Monday, November 4, 2013
Scuderia Ferrari

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari protege Raffaele Marciello will participate in this week's end of season GP2 tests at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.

Marciello, who won the Formula Three European Championship this year, will test for Racing Engineering and Trident.

He will be joined at the test by McLaren young drivers Kevin Magnussen and Stoffel Vandoorne.

Formula Renault 3.5 Series champion, who has been linked to a Formula 1 drive at Marussia, will test for DAMS.

Vandoorne, runner up to Magnussen in FR3.5, will drive for ART.

Red Bull youngster Carlos Sainz Jr, who raced in FR3.5 and GP3 this year, will test for Carlin, while Caterham reserve driver Alexander Rossi will continue with the eponymous GP2 outfit, for whom Rossi won his maiden race at the weekend.

Day One (Tuesday) line-up:


  • Kevin Magnussen (DEN)
  • Stéphane Richelmi (MON)

ART Grand Prix

  • Stoffel Vandoorme (BEL)
  • Arthur Pic (FRA)

Arden International

  • Nico Mueller (SUI)
  • Rene Binder (AUT)

Racing Engineering

  • Rio Haryanto (INA)
  • Jolyon Palmer (GBR)


  • Jazeman Jaafar (MAS)
  • Carlos Sainz (ESP)


  • Artem Markelov (RUS)
  • Mitch Evans (NZL)

EQ8 Caterham Racing

  • Facu Regalia (ARG)
  • Alexander Rossi (USA)

Barwa Addax Team

  • Rodolfo Gonzalez (VEN)
  • Nikolay Martsenko (RUD)


  • Sandy Stuvik (THA)
  • Simon Trummer (SUI)

Trident Racing

  • Raffaele Marciello (ITA)
  • Julian Leal (COL)

Hilmer Motorsport

  • Daniel Abt (GER)
  • Andre Negrao (BRA)

Venezuela GP Lazarus

  • Johnny Cecotto (VEN)
  • Denis Nagulin (RUS)

MP Motorsport

  • Will Stevens (GBR)
  • Daniel De Jong (NED)


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