Esteban Ocon gets Mclaren and Mercedes Barcelona F1 test days.

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Esteban Ocon, the French racing driver who is the part of the Mercedes F1 driver development program, is confirmed by Mercedes that he will be driving its championship leading W07 during the two-day Circuit de Catalunya test in Spain next week.-


The racing driver who is in his period of power, GP3 Series champion is contending in the DTM this season with Mercedes. But he has been loaned to the Renault F1 team to fill a reserve role together with his position in the German manufacturer's driver development program.

Nevertheless, Mercedes has confirmed that at the time, Ocon will switch cars to join the Brackley-based outfit for the second day, taking over from Nico Rosberg.

Ocon is not only the youngster who is considered getting some running at the first of two in seasons tests that are allowed this year.

Championship leader Nico Rosberg will be driving the car on one of the days.