Driver lineups confirmed for this week’s F1 test at Barcelona

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The Formula One contingent will return to Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya tomorrow and Wednesday for the second in-season test of the 2014 World Championship.

F1 tire manufacturer Pirelli will work with Sauber and Toro Rosso tomorrow, and then McLaren and Force India on Wednesday. However, all 11 squads will be in attendance for the two-day session.

The driver lineups have been confirmed with seven of the teams’ reserve racers getting seat time: Sebastien Buemi (Red Bull), Charles Pic (Lotus), Stoffel Vandoorne (McLaren), Daniel Juncadella (Force India), Giedo van der Garde (Sauber), Susie Wolff (Williams), and Robin Frijns (Caterham).

Ferrari will be the only team to use a single driver for the Spain test, putting Kimi Raikkonen in the car for both days.

Additionally, Mercedes will be testing a prototype exhaust system that could provide a solution to the noise issue that’s emerged with the introduction of the new V6 power units.

Red Bull:
Sebastien Buemi (Tuesday), Sebastian Vettel (Wednesday)

Mercedes:
Lewis Hamilton (Tuesday), Nico Rosberg (Wednesday)

Ferrari:
Kimi Raikkonen (Tuesday and Wednesday)

Lotus:
Charles Pic (Tuesday), Pastor Maldonado (Wednesday)

McLaren:
Jenson Button (Tuesday) Stoffel Vandoorne (Wednesday)

Force India:
Nico Hulkenberg (Tuesday), Daniel Juncadella (Wednesday)

Sauber:
Giedo van der Garde (Tuesday), Esteban Gutierrez (Wednesday)

Toro Rosso:
Jean-Eric Vergne (Tuesday), Daniil Kvyat (Wednesday)

Williams:
Felipe Massa (Tuesday), Susie Wolff (Wednesday)

Marussia:
Max Chilton (Tuesday), Jules Bianchi (Wednesday)

Caterham:
Kamui Kobayashi (Tuesday), Robin Frijns (Wednesday)

F1 Paddock Pass: United States Grand Prix post-race (VIDEO)

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As Lewis Hamilton took another step towards his fourth Formula 1 World Championship Sunday at the United States Grand Prix atĀ Circuit of The Americas, plenty of other topics of discussion emerged in the wake of Round 17 of the season from Austin.

Hamilton’s win came as his Mercedes AMG Petronas team claimed its fourth consecutive Constructor’s Championship, Scuderia Ferrari came up short once again despite a valiant effort in second and third, and Max Verstappen’s penalty after the race was the major talking point.

Elsewhere Valtteri Bottas struggled again, the Sahara Force India twins continued to pick up points, Carlos Sainz Jr. made a major positive impact in his first start with Renault, Brendon Hartley impressed on debut at Toro Rosso and Romain Grosjean and Haas F1 Team endured a tough weekend on Haas’ home soil.

Check out all the recap from the latest USGP in the latest post-race edition of the NBC Sports Group original digital series Paddock Pass with NBCSN pit reporter and insider Will Buxton, below.