Force India lines up juniors for Barcelona in-season test

Force India will entrust three of its junior drivers with test duties later this month in Barcelona at F1’s first in-season test scheduled on May 15-16.

The Silverstone-based outfit will field a car for reserve driver Nicholas Latifi and development driver Nikita Mazepin, while Mercedes junior and F2 racer George Russell will run in a second car and conduct tyre development for Pirelli.

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It will be Latifi’s first outing in Force India’s VJM11 after the Canadian was forced to pull out of pre-season testing in February when he fell ill.

The 22-year-old will take part in a free practice session at his home Grand Prix in Montreal in June

Mazepin will take over driving duties from Latifi on the second and final day of the post-Spanish Grand Prix test.

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