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Williams has confirmed test driver Roy Nissany will use George Russell’s car in the first free practice session at the French Grand Prix this weekend.
Roy Nissany and Robert Kubica will both see FP1 action in Spain, with Kubica then set to test Pirelli’s 18-inch tyres after the Spanish GP.
Simon Roberts has explained the decision to reduce the pre-season testing time for Williams’ race drivers by giving Roy Nissany a full day in the car.
Roy Nissany will continue in his role as Williams’ official test driver, the team announced on Tuesday.
Roy Nissany has been confirmed for two more Williams F1 drives this year, including the Young Driver Test in Abu Dhabi on December 15 alongside Jack Aitken.
Roy Nissany is to make his F1 race weekend debut for Williams in free practice at the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday, taking over George Russell’s car.
Canadian billionaire Sylvan Adams is backing Israeli reserve driver Roy Nissany with the goal of making him World Champion with Williams.
Former Formula 2 driver Roy Nissany has been unveiled as Williams’ test driver for the 2020 season.