Hartley could test for Mercedes on Thursday
11 September 2012 – New Zealander’s Brendon Hartley could be testing for Mercedes later this week, the Brackley team has announced. The latest F1 Young Driver Test started on Tuesday.
The second of three Young Driver meetings of the year is being held at Magny-Cours, with the sport therefore visiting the circuit for the first time since 2008.
‘Brendon Hartley is also at Magny-Cours and will drive on Thursday if the programme is completed on schedule,’ Mercedes reveals on Twitter.
Hartley was the test and reserve driver for both Red Bull and Toro Rosso before being replaced by Jaime Alguersuari midway through 2009.