GP2: Rowland joins DAMS for test

GP2: Rowland joins DAMS for test

Formula 2

GP2: Rowland joins DAMS for test


Renault Formula 1 junior Oliver Rowland will line up with the DAMS team for the first GP2 post-season test day at Abu Dhabi.

The British driver ran with MP Motorsport in 2016, finishing ninth in the standings, but is set to switch to the team that ran Jolyon Palmer, Romain Grosjean and Davide Valsechhi to GP2 crowns.

Rowland will test alongside team regular Nicholas Latifi on Wednesday.

Runner-up in the 2016 series with Prema Racing, Antonio Giovinazzi will test with Arden International with Sean Gelael, both having worked together in lower formulae.

There are no surprises at Prema Powerteam, running its two new drivers in GP3 champion Charles Leclerc and GP3 graduate Antonio Fuoco. GP3 runner-up Alexander Albon is joining ART Grand Prix, alongside and Nobuharu Matsushita.

Raffaele Marciello moves from Russian Time to Trident for the opening test, with Luca Ghiotto to drive for Rapax.

Manor F1 development driver Jordan King will test for Russian Time, having spent 2016 with Racing Engineering, alongside the continuing Artem Markelov.

Carlin will run an all-new line-up, with newcomers Mahaveer Raghunathan and Felix Serralles, while Campos will be represented by Egor Orudzhev and Alex Palou joining.

Sergio Sette Camara will begin his work with MP Motorsport, driving alongside Salvatore Del Plano.


ART Grand Prix: Nobuharu Matsushita, Alexander Albon
Racing Engineering: Louis Deletraz, Gustav Malja
DAMS: Oliver Rowland, Nicholas Latifi
Campos Racing: Egor Orudzhev, Alex Palou
Russian Time: Jordan King, Artem Markelov
Rapax: Luca Ghiotto, Johnny Cecotto
Trident: Philo Paz Armand, Raffaele Marciello
Carlin: Mahaveer Raghunathan, Felix Serralles
Prema Racing: Antonio Fuoco, Charles Leclerc
MP Motorsport: Sergio Sette Camara, Salvatore Del Plano
Arden International: Antonio Giovinazzi, Sean Gelael

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