Frederik Vesti will participate in the young driver test in Abu Dhabi with Mercedes, announced on Wednesday.
Vesti, who is a Mercedes junior driver, will be behind the wheel of an F1 car for the first time later this month. He will drive the W13 car during the young driver test at the Yas Marina Circuit.
Vesti is currently competing in Formula 2 for ART Grand Prix. He is 8th in the standings with 117 points scored. The Dane has 1 race win, 1 pole position, and 5 podium finishes so far in 2022.
“A childhood dream coming true! On November 22th I will complete my first ever running in a Mercedes Formula 1 car at the young driver test in Abu Dhabi!” he wrote on social media.
“It’s an incredible sign of trust from Mercedes which I [would] like to thank Mercedes for!”