Jerome d’Ambrosio will have his first taste of the Lotus E20 on the opening day of next week’s Mugello Formula 1 test.
The Lotus reserve driver, who raced for Virgin last season but was unable to find a seat for 2012, has not driven since last year’s Brazilian Grand Prix, except for a filming run in February in a 2010 Renault. The Belgian is scheduled to start work in the Lotus simulator on Tuesday ahead of his first taste of the new car on May 1.
Kimi Raikkonen is scheduled to drive on the second day of the test, with Romain Grosjean taking over the Lotus on May 3. (more…)