At the Young Driver Test to be held in Abu Dhabi in the week following the eighteenth Grand Prix of the season, Scuderia Toro Rosso
will run two drivers: Luiz Razia
and Johnny Cecotto
Razia will have two days at the wheel of the STR7 on Tuesday and Thursday. The 23 year old Brazilian finished second in this years GP2 series, having come up through the ranks of the usual junior formulae. His previous experience in a Formula 1 car consists of a young driver test for Virgin Racing
in 2010 and in 2011 he drove for Lotus
in FP1 at the Chinese Grand Prix, as well as taking part in that years young driver test.
Johnny Cecotto will drive on the Wednesday. The twenty three year old Venezuelan shares his name with his father, a former racer and motorcycle world champion. Cecotto Junior has raced in GP2 since 2009. He finished ninth overall in this years championship, his best result to date. Highlights of the season include a pole position and win in Monaco and another victory in Hockenheim.