Toro Rosso’s Daniel Ricciardo will driver for Red Bull machine in Silverstone young driver test on Wednesday, the Australian already on the list to take Mark Webber’s cockpit next season.
The governing body has allow the regular drivers to try the new Pirelli rubber that will be introduced in next week’s Hungarian GP, also team will mainly test next year rubber in the upcoming three days test at Silverstone with senior drivers.
“If we weren’t pulling our weight then I wouldn’t expect them to take us, I would expect a world championship team to pick a world championship driver,” Ricciardo said.
“Whatever decision they make, I’ll understand it and it will be the best decision for the guys. Ideally we want to step in but if they choose someone else we obviously weren’t the right material for them.”
The world champions have also confirmed that both Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel will run in the test, on Thursday and Friday afternoon in that order.