The French rider Esteban Ocon has confirmed, through its Twitter account, that Friday the 13th of may will take part in the first free practice of Grand Prix of Spain with the Renault team, although currently it is unknown if it will replace Kevin Magnussen, or to Jolyon Palmer. Will second official participation in an official session of the Grand Prix after playing the Free 1 GP of Abu Dhabi 2014 with Lotus.
Will be the second tester of the brand gala to compete in the free this year, after Sergey Sirotkin he did this weekend in the Grand Prix of Russia, in the car of Kevin Magnussen. Ocon was one of the protagonists of the great presentation this winter of Renault, following a agreement ‘assignment’ with Mercedes, to whose academy of young riders belongs.
French, champion of the Formula 3 European in 2014 and the GP3 Series in 2015, collated this year his work at Renault with participation in the DTM, where he will drive a Mercedes C63 AMG of the structure of the ART, seeking to emulate the success that has brought the Formula 1 to Pascal Wehrlein.