Marussia Logo 2Marussia F1 Team supplements programme with race drivers Bianchi and Chilton

Marussia Technical Centre, Banbury, UK

16 July 2013, 16.45 BST (GMT-1)/17.45 CET

Further to the recent announcement regarding revised conditions for the Young Driver Test at Silverstone this week (17-18-19 July), the Marussia F1 Team can confirm that race drivers Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton will join the planned line-up of GP3 Series leader Tio Ellinas and Reserve Driver Rodolfo Gonzalez.

On Day One (17 July), Tio Ellinas, part of the Marussia Manor Racing GP3 squad that is part of the Marussia F1 Team Young Driver Programme, will run for the morning session and in the afternoon Max Chilton will take over the car. Max will then head to Russia for the Moscow City Racing event.

On Day Two (18 July), Marussia F1 Team Reserve Driver Rodolfo Gonzalez will run for the morning and afternoon session.

On Day Three (19 July), Rodolfo will continue in the car for the morning session, before Jules Bianchi takes over for the afternoon.