Caterham test driver and Racing Academy member Will Stevens will drive the Caterham CT05 F1 car on July 8, during the Silverstone F1 test, which is due to take place after the British Grand Prix. Stevens is currently competing in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series and won the opening race. he is currently fourth in the points standings. He has also been doing important work for the team in the Caterham simulator at its Leafield Technical Centre, including race weekend support. It will be Stevens’s first F1 test for a year.
“With the amount of time I’ve already spent in the virtual car in the simulator, I can’t wait to see how it compares to the real thing,” he said. “I’m sure we’ll have a busy run plan set for the day and my focus will be on doing the best job I can for the team, building on the work I’ve been doing all year in the sim at Leafield.”