The driver line-up for the first test of the 2018 F1 season has been confirmed.
Fernando Alonso will be in action on the first day of testing at his home track as McLaren aims to make a strong start to its first season as a Renault engine customer.
World champion Lewis Hamilton will begin testing the W09 on Tuesday. He and team mate Valtteri Bottas will continue to share the car over the following days but the team is keeping its plans flexible due to concerns about weather conditions at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Williams will split its running between different drivers in the morning and afternoon on each day of the test. Reserve driver Robert Kubica will spent two afternoons in the FW41 while race drivers Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin will share the rest of the running.
Renault will also split driving duties during each of the four days.
Force India is due to officially present its VJM11 for the first time one hour before the test begins.
|Team||Car||Monday 26th February||Tuesday 27th February||Wednesday 28th February||Thursday 1st March|
|Mercedes||W09||Valtteri Bottas||Lewis Hamilton||TBC||TBC|
|Ferrari||SF71H||Kimi Raikkonen||Sebastian Vettel||Kimi Raikkonen||Sebastian Vettel|
|Red Bull||RB14||Daniel Ricciardo||Max Verstappen||Daniel Ricciardo||Max Verstappen|
|Force India||VJM11||Nikita Mazepin||Esteban Ocon||Sergio Perez||Nicholas Latifi|
|Williams||FW41||Lance Stroll/Sergey Sirotkin||Sergey Sirotkin/Robert Kubica||Lance Stroll/Robert Kubica||Sergey Sirotkin/Lance Stroll|
|Renault||RS18||Nico Hulkenberg/Carlos Sainz Jnr||Carlos Sainz Jnr/Nico Hulkenberg||Nico Hulkenberg/Carlos Sainz Jnr||Carlos Sainz Jnr/Nico Hulkenberg|
|Toro Rosso||STR13||Brendon Hartley||Pierre Gasly||Brendon Hartley||Pierre Gasly|
|Haas||VF-18||Romain Grosjean||Kevin Magnussen||Romain Grosjean||Kevin Magnussen|
|McLaren||MCL33||Fernando Alonso||Stoffel Vandoorne||Fernando Alonso||Stoffel Vandoorne|
|Sauber||C37||Marcus Ericsson||Charles Leclerc||Marcus Ericsson||Charles Leclerc|
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