Who are 2014's test and reserve drivers?

Who are 2014's test and reserve drivers?

For each of Formula 1's 11 teams, two drivers are hired to do battle on Sundays throughout the year. But there are also a number of test and reserve drivers waiting in the wings. Some will spend the season on the periphery, while others will participate in free practice sessions and test days and could even make stand-in appearances. So who are these drivers and what will they be doing? GPUpdate.net reveals all... Read more…

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  1. Thursday 13 March 2014

  2. Who are 2014's test and reserve drivers? 14:00

    Who are 2014's test and reserve drivers?

    For each of Formula 1's 11 teams, two drivers are hired to do battle on Sundays throughout the year. But there are also a number of test and reserve drivers...

    F1
  3. Wednesday 18 December 2013

  4. Red Bull cuts Junior line-up to three 11:15

    Red Bull cuts Junior line-up to three

    The Red Bull Junior Team will be trimmed to just three drivers next season, with Carlos Sainz Jr retaining his place alongside newcomers Alex Lynn and...

    F1
  5. Friday 6 December 2013

  6. Félix da Costa lands BMW DTM drive 13:41

    Félix da Costa lands BMW DTM drive

    Red Bull junior driver António Félix da Costa will join BMW's DTM programme for the 2014 season. The 22-year-old Portuguese, who contested this year's F...

    DTM
  7. Félix da Costa gets Red Bull reserve role 09:27

    Félix da Costa gets Red Bull reserve role

    António Félix da Costa has secured a Red Bull reserve role for the 2014 Formula 1 campaign. The Portuguese, 22, is handed the position after missing out o...

    F1
  8. Thursday 24 October 2013

  9. Félix da Costa replaces Kvyat for Macau 13:41

    Félix da Costa replaces Kvyat for Macau

    António Félix da Costa has secured the Carlin seat previously held by fellow Red Bull junior Daniil Kvyat for the Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix, a race he won l...

    F3
  10. Thursday 19 September 2013

  11. Félix da Costa focused on FR3.5 run-in 10:32

    Félix da Costa focused on FR3.5 run-in

    Red Bull junior driver António Félix da Costa says he is fully focused on the climax to his Formula Renault 3.5 campaign, the Portuguese refusing to get c...

    FR 3.5
  12. Sunday 15 September 2013

  13. Félix da Costa claims second race win 13:47

    Félix da Costa claims second race win

    Arden Caterham's António Félix da Costa claimed an impressive victory in the final Formula Renault 3.5 race of the Hungaroring weekend, jumping his rivals d...

    FR 3.5
  14. Tuesday 10 September 2013

  15. Toro Rosso considering three drivers 17:04

    Toro Rosso considering three drivers

    Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost has confirmed three drivers are being considered to fill the vacant seat left by Daniel Ricciardo’s p...

    F1
  16. Wednesday 14 August 2013

  17. Félix da Costa named Toro Rosso candidate 10:38

    Félix da Costa named Toro Rosso candidate

    Red Bull junior António Félix da Costa has been formally named as a candidate to replace Toro Rosso's Daniel Ricciardo, should the latter move to the senior...

    F1
  18. Thursday 18 July 2013

  19. Félix da Costa prepared for F1 chance 15:05

    Félix da Costa prepared for F1 chance

    Echoing the sentiments of Formula Renault 3.5 rival Kevin Magnussen, António Félix da Costa says he is "as ready as I can be" to make the step up to Formula...

    F1
  20. Wednesday 17 July 2013

  21. Webber no longer taking part in test 12:31

    Webber no longer taking part in test

    Mark Webber will no longer take part in this week's Silverstone test. The move comes after Red Bull was informed by the FIA that race drivers can only...

    F1
  22. Tuesday 16 July 2013

  23. Ricciardo joins Red Bull test line-up 09:57

    Ricciardo joins Red Bull test line-up

    Red Bull has modified its line-up for the upcoming Young Driver Test at Silverstone, with Toro Rosso's Daniel Ricciardo being given a chance to drive the...

    F1
  24. Friday 28 June 2013

  25. Félix da Costa, Sainz Jr. to test for Red Bull 09:05

    Félix da Costa, Sainz Jr. to test for Red Bull

    Red Bull junior drivers Antonio Félix da Costa and Carlos Sainz Jr. will take part in the  upcoming Young Driver Test for the team, it was confirmed on F...

    F1
  26. Friday 14 June 2013

  27. Félix Da Costa set for Durban F1 demo 15:15

    Félix Da Costa set for Durban F1 demo

    António Félix Da Costa will get behind the wheel of Red Bull's title-winning RB7 on the streets of Durban, South Africa this weekend, with the Portuguese d...

    F1
  28. Tuesday 9 April 2013

  29. Félix da Costa gets Red Bull reserve role 09:52

    Félix da Costa gets Red Bull reserve role

    António Félix da Costa will assume the role of Red Bull reserve driver in China, with Sébastien Buemi unable to undertake his duties as he is taking part in...

    F1
  30. Monday 8 April 2013

  31. 06:00

    Video: Félix da Costa triumphs at Monza

    FR 3.5
  32. Sunday 7 April 2013

  33. Félix da Costa wins second race at Monza 18:40

    Félix da Costa wins second race at Monza

    Arden's António Félix da Costa bounced back from a turbulent start to his Formula Renault 3.5 campaign by claiming victory in the second race of the weekend...

    FR 3.5
  34. Wednesday 9 January 2013

  35. Félix da Costa stays with Arden for 2013 20:26

    Félix da Costa stays with Arden for 2013

    António Félix da Costa will remain with Arden Caterham for the 2013 Formula Renault 3.5 championship. The Portuguese driver, 21-years-old, will contest his f...

    FR 3.5
  36. Wednesday 21 November 2012

  37. Félix da Costa: Macau my greatest victory 07:00

    Félix da Costa: Macau my greatest victory

    Red Bull protégé António Félix da Costa has hailed his Macau Grand Prix triumph as the finest of his career to date, with the Portuguese driver describing th...

    F3
  38. Sunday 18 November 2012

  39. Félix da Costa wins Macau Grand Prix 13:43

    Félix da Costa wins Macau Grand Prix

    António Félix da Costa has won the 59th edition of the Macau Grand Prix, thus placing his name on one of motorsport’s most sought-after trophies. The Por...

    F3
  40. Saturday 17 November 2012

  41. Félix da Costa wins Macau qualification race 14:52

    Félix da Costa wins Macau qualification race

    António Félix da Costa has won Saturday’s qualification race ahead of the legendary Macau Grand Prix. The Portuguese took the chequered flag from Félix Rose...

    F3
  42. Thursday 15 November 2012

  43. Félix da Costa claims provisional Macau pole 09:10

    Félix da Costa claims provisional Macau pole

    Carlin's António Félix da Costa stormed to provisional pole position for this weekend's Macau Grand Prix, posting a time of 2:13.400 in the late stages of T...

    F3
  44. Wednesday 7 November 2012

  45. Félix da Costa pleased with trouble-free test 15:15

    Félix da Costa pleased with trouble-free test

    Antonio Félix da Costa was in a positive mood after ending the second day of testing in Abu Dhabi as the fastest man. The Portuguese driver, who will hand...

    F1
  46. 13:51

    Yas Marina testing: Full Day 2 results

    F1
  47. Félix da Costa fastest on Day 2 at Yas Marina 13:50

    Félix da Costa fastest on Day 2 at Yas Marina

    Red Bull tester Antonio Félix da Costa topped the timesheets as the Young Driver test resumed in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The Portuguese driver, whose...

    F1
  48. Tuesday 6 November 2012

  49. Félix da Costa upbeat after F1 experience 15:39

    Félix da Costa upbeat after F1 experience

    António Félix da Costa was the man behind the wheel of the Red Bull F1 car as Abu Dhabi Young Driver testing began on Tuesday. Fresh from his double win in t...

    F1
  50. Wednesday 24 October 2012

  51. António Félix da Costa: Red Bull’s rising star 09:30

    António Félix da Costa: Red Bull’s rising star

    A young man from Portugal has emerged as one of motorsport’s most exciting talents this season. Although his name was already known by many throughout f...

    F1
  52. Monday 22 October 2012

  53. Félix da Costa to test for Red Bull 12:14

    Félix da Costa to test for Red Bull

    Red Bull has announced that António Félix da Costa will be testing for the team in next month’s Young Driver test session of Abu Dhabi. The Portuguese, who d...

    F1
  54. Thursday 11 October 2012

  55. 15:00

    F1 video: Red Bull's demo run in Korea

    F1
  56. Wednesday 10 October 2012

  57. 16:07

    F1 photos: Red Bull demo in Korea

    F1
  58. Saturday 28 July 2012

  59. Félix da Costa victorious at Hungaroring 18:40

    Félix da Costa victorious at Hungaroring

    The smile couldn’t be bigger on António Félix Da Costa’s face. After starting from P2 on the grid, the Portuguese ace made the perfect getaway to claim the l...

    GP3
  60. Friday 6 July 2012

  61. Félix da Costa tops GP3 practice 16:37

    Félix da Costa tops GP3 practice

    Portugal’s António Félix da Costa topped the timesheets as GP3 kicked off track action at Silverstone on Friday morning. Amid awful weather conditions, the C...

    GP3
  62. Wednesday 9 November 2011

  63. Ocean names Félix da Costa and Marroc for Final 08:48

    Ocean names Félix da Costa and Marroc for Final

    Ocean Racing Technology will run Portugal’s António Félix da Costa alongside France’s Nicolas Marroc at this weekend’s first ever GP2 Final event in Abu Dhab...

    GP2
  64. Tuesday 18 October 2011

  65. Ocean adds Félix da Costa and Hartley to test 10:06

    Ocean adds Félix da Costa and Hartley to test

    Ocean Racing Technology has confirmed that it will be testing Portugal’s António Félix da Costa and New Zealand’s Brendon Hartley in Barcelona this week. The...

    GP2
  66. Tuesday 27 September 2011

  67. Rossi to test AirAsia GP2 car 14:16

    Rossi to test AirAsia GP2 car

    The AirAsia GP2 team has confirmed that Formula Renault 3.5 front-runner Alexander Rossi, who is currently fourth in the championship, will be testing for...

    GP2
  68. Monday 26 September 2011

  69. Ocean to test GP3's Calado at Jerez 12:29

    Ocean to test GP3's Calado at Jerez

    The Ocean Racing Technology GP2 team has confirmed that James Calado, who raced in GP3 this year, will be testing in Jerez this week. The Tiago Monteiro-run...

    GP2
  70. Sunday 11 September 2011

  71. Félix da Costa wins dramatic season finale 09:05

    Félix da Costa wins dramatic season finale

    António Félix da Costa claimed victory during an action-packed season finale at Monza this morning, taking full advantage of the slipstreaming effect to j...

    GP3
  72. Friday 22 July 2011

  73. Félix da Costa takes control in final practice 17:42

    Félix da Costa takes control in final practice

    António Félix da Costa set the fastest time during a typically close GP3 practice session at the Nürburgring this afternoon, sending out a clear message to h...

    GP3
  74. Sunday 17 July 2011

  75. Félix da Costa loses podium finish 19:10

    Félix da Costa loses podium finish

    Hitech’s António Félix da Costa has been handed a 30-second time penalty for his involvement in a last-lap accident with Kevin Magnussen at Paul Ricard this...

    F3
  76. Wednesday 29 June 2011

  77. Félix da Costa and Nunes join Hitech for Nürburgring 18:44

    Félix da Costa and Nunes join Hitech for Nürburgring

    Buckingham-based Hitech Racing will be fielding two new drivers at this weekend’s Nürburgring rounds of the 2011 British Formula 3 season, with the squad con...

    F3
  78. Tuesday 12 April 2011

  79. Félix da Costa tops opening day of Barcelona test 18:22

    Félix da Costa tops opening day of Barcelona test

    António Félix da Costa was the fastest man as the final pre-season test of 2011 began at the Circuit de Catalunya on Tuesday. The Portuguese driver set a t...

    GP3
  80. Tuesday 15 February 2011

  81. Félix da Costa joins Status for 2011 11:33

    Félix da Costa joins Status for 2011

    The Status Grand Prix GP3 team has announced that Portugal’s António Félix da Costa has joined for the upcoming season, which begins in Turkey in early May....

    GP3
  82. Tuesday 16 November 2010

  83. Félix da Costa surprised by testing pace 15:00

    Félix da Costa surprised by testing pace

    António Félix da Costa admits that he is surprised by the pace he was able to achieve as he piloted Force India’s Formula 1 car in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Wit...

    F1
  84. Wednesday 10 November 2010

  85. Force India confirms testers Buurman, Félix da Costa 08:24

    Force India confirms testers Buurman, Félix da Costa

    As revealed exclusively by GPUpdate.net last week, Force India has confirmed that it will be running The Netherlands’ Yelmer Buurman and Portugal’s Antonio F...

    F1
  86. Wednesday 3 November 2010

  87. Force India likely to test Buurman and Félix da Costa 14:57

    Force India likely to test Buurman and Félix da Costa

    The Netherlands’s Yelmer Buurman is a likely candidate for a Formula 1 test with Force India in Abu Dhabi, GPUpdate.net can exclusively reveal. Such a h...

    F1
  88. Thursday 21 October 2010

  89. Félix da Costa on top as Jerez test begins 09:25

    Félix da Costa on top as Jerez test begins

    Portugal’s António Félix da Costa led the way as GP3 testing moved from Estoril to Jerez on Wednesday. After the action started in the morning, the MW Arden...

    GP3
  90. Friday 15 October 2010

  91. Félix da Costa heads Hockenheim practice 10:45

    Félix da Costa heads Hockenheim practice

    António Félix da Costa set the pace this morning as the Formula 3 Euro Series entered into its final race weekend of the year at the Hockenheimring. The M...

    F3
  92. Wednesday 6 October 2010

  93. Carlin reveals all-rookie line-up for Macau 13:10

    Carlin reveals all-rookie line-up for Macau

    British Formula 3 Champions Carlin have announced which four drivers will be spearheading its line-up for this year’s prestigious Macau Grand Prix, which w...

    F3
  94. Sunday 5 September 2010

  95. Félix da Costa wins as Signature claims teams' title 17:39

    Félix da Costa wins as Signature claims teams' title

    António Félix da Costa has won Sunday's sprint race in the F3 Euro Series for the third time in a ow. The Portuguese took victory at Brands Hatch ahead of Ca...

    F3
  96. Sunday 22 August 2010

  97. Félix da Costa wins second Zandvoort race 16:46

    Félix da Costa wins second Zandvoort race

    In a duel that remained exciting until the final second, António Félix da Costa (Motopark Academy) prevailed in the twelfth season round of the Formula 3 E...

    F3
  98. Sunday 8 August 2010

  99. Félix da Costa celebrates maiden F3 win 17:53

    Félix da Costa celebrates maiden F3 win

    Portuguese António Félix da Costa (Motopark Academy) secured the second win of the season for the Motopark Academy team. At the 3.629 kilometres long N...

    F3
  100. Thursday 29 July 2010

  101. Félix da Costa to sub for Foresti in Hungary 14:20

    Félix da Costa to sub for Foresti in Hungary

    Carlin’s Lucas Foresti will be unable to compete in this weekend’s two GP3 races at the Hungaroring as he will instead be racing in the British Formula 3 rou...

    GP3
  102. Friday 11 December 2009

  103. Ocean signs Félix da Costa for 2011 19:51

    Ocean signs Félix da Costa for 2011

    GP2 team Ocean Racing Technology is well prepared for its future in the GP2 series. The Portuguese team has signed up António Félix da Costa for 2011. In 20...

    GP2
  104. Thursday 15 October 2009

  105.  Félix da Costa to test with Ocean 17:46

    Félix da Costa to test with Ocean

    Ocean Racing Technology has announced that António Félix da Costa is to test with the team at Paul Ricard in the second week of next month. The Portuguese d...

    GP2