The German publication Speedweek reported that 23-year-old Artem Markelov have a chance to join the racing program Renault in 2018.
The source reports that the management of Russian talks with the French team for the fact that Artyom became a test pilot and reserve racer team from Enstone this season.
This position in 2017 was taken by another Russian Sergey Sirotkin, who will soon become the main driver at Williams for 2018.
In that case, if the negotiations succeed, Markelov, most likely, will have the opportunity to take part in several Friday practice sessions of the upcoming campaign.
Recall that at the end of season 2017 Markelov became the Vice-champion of the Formula 2 in the team Russian Time, losing on points only Charles LeClair.
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