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Susie Wolff to drive the FW35 at Silverstone test - Young and old drivers alike get test opportunity at Silverstone this week

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Susie Wolff to drive the FW35 at Silverstone test
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Development driver Susie Wolff will make her test debut with the Williams team at the Silverstone test later this week. With teams gradually starting to confirm who will appear at the British track, Williams have opted for Daniel Juncadella on the first day, followed by Pastor Maldonado, and Susie Wolff - taking a step up from the straight line shakedown she did earlier in the year.

Sauber have confirmed Nico Hülkenberg will complete a half day of running, with Robin Frijns and Kimiya Sato joining him. Lotus will have Kimi Räikkönen in the car on the Friday, with testers Nicolas Prost and Davide Valsecchi in action earlier in the week.

Meanwhile, McLaren have opted not to run any of their main drivers, preferring to stick to the young driver line-up. They’ll have Kevin Magnussen, Oliver Turvey and Gary Paffett in action through the week. Red Bull also have no main drivers confirmed, although they announced their line-up before the test was opened up. And finally, Marussia will debut Cypriot driver Tio Ellinas, alongside Rodolfo González.