Reserve pilot Renault F1 Sergey Sirotkin will represent the French team at the two-day tests in Bahrain, which will be held next week.
Sergei sits in the cockpit RS17 Wednesday, April 19th, while on April 18 Sahir will run Nico Hulkenberg.
In 2016, Sirotkin took part in two Friday practice in Russia and Brazil, had one test day in Bahrain and competed in the GP2 championship, which finished third in the final standings.
Recall that, under the current F1 rules, teams must use the young pilots in two of the four days of seasonal tests.
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