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Yas Marina F1 paddock preparing for two-day Pirelli tyre test with all teams following the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

The vital topic – Robert Kubica will drive for Williams in Pirelli running, and relying all goes to plan, he should be lining up alongside Lance Stroll next year.

Two days tyre testing is the final assessments ahead of deciding Williams F1 2018 line-up.

Sauber F1 are the only other team yet to confirm their 2018 F1 driver line-up and they will test with Formula 2 champion Charles Leclerc and regular driver Marcus Ericsson.

Red Bull Racing and Renault F1 will using their regular race drivers for testing – Daniel Ricciardo, Max Verstappen and Nico Hulkenberg, Carlos Sainz.

The champion Lewis Hamilton will test for Mercedes on opening day, the second day of testing duties still not confirmed. McLaren electing regular race drivers and junior drivers, Force India also scheduled second day of testing with Perez and Ocon and opening day set for reserve driver Nikita Mazepin.

Ferrari and Haas F1 are yet to announce their test line-up.

Abu Dhabi GP Tyre Test line-ups

 TuesdayWednesday
MercedesLewis HamiltonTBC
FerrariTBCTBC
Red BullDaniel RicciardoMax Verstappen
Force IndiaNikita MazepinSergio Perez/Esteban Ocon
WilliamsRobert Kubica/Lance StrollSergey Sirotkin/Robert Kubica
RenaultNico HulkenbergCarlos Sainz
Toro RossoSean GelaelBrendon Hartley/Pierre Gasly
HaasTBCTBC
McLarenFernando Alonso/Oliver TurveyStoffel Vandoorne/Lando Norris
SauberMarcus EricssonCharles Leclerc

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