Line-up rundown for this week’s Formula One test at Silverstone

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Formula One isn’t quite done with Silverstone just yet, as all 11 teams will be in attendance over the next couple of days for testing at the home of the British Grand Prix.

With Marussia’s Jules Bianchi getting the call to replace the dinged-up Kimi Raikkonen for Ferrari on Wednesday, the driver lineup for the test is now set.

As we’ve reported leading up to the test, multiple reserves and young drivers will be getting an opportunity for seat time.

One of them, Lotus reserve Charles Pic, will have an important task on Wednesday as he’ll test Pirelli’s 18-inch tires – which could help make the sport more road-relevant in the future if they gain acceptance from the teams.

We’ll keep an eye on Silverstone tomorrow and Wednesday here on MotorSportsTalk. But for now, here’s a rundown of which drivers will be in the cockpit on both days.

RED BULL
Tuesday – Daniel Ricciardo; Wednesday – Sebastian Vettel

MERCEDES
Tuesday – Nico Rosberg; Wednesday – Lewis Hamilton

FERRARI
Tuesday – Pedro de la Rosa; Wednesday – Jules Bianchi

LOTUS
Tuesday – Pastor Maldonado; Wednesday – Charles Pic

McLAREN
Tuesday – Stoffel Vandoorne; Wednesday – Kevin Magnussen

FORCE INDIA
Tuesday – Sergio Perez; Wednesday – Daniel Juncadella

SAUBER
Tuesday – Adrian Sutil; Wednesday – Giedo van der Garde

TORO ROSSO
Tuesday – Jean-Eric Vergne; Wednesday – Daniil Kvyat

WILLIAMS
Tuesday – Felipe Massa; Wednesday – Valtteri Bottas

MARUSSIA
Tuesday – Jules Bianchi; Wednesday – Max Chilton

CATERHAM
Tuesday – Will Stevens; Wednesday – Julian Leal/Rio Haryanto

Your heart will start racing with IndyCar’s new “The Future Starts Now” video

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One of the biggest challenges for any motorsport series — whether it’s NASCAR, NHRA, IndyCar, Formula One and so many others — is to find ways to attract new fans.

That’s particularly important when attempting to lure young fans, especially the much-coveted millennials (born after 1981) and teenagers.

As all series prepare for the upcoming 2018 racing season, kudos have to be given to IndyCar for its new “The Future Starts Now” video, which debuted Tuesday at the North American International Auto Show at Detroit.

Even if it’s five degrees below zero where you’re at, one look at this video and you’ll likely not only start warming up a bit, we bet you’ll start getting even more excited for the start of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, which begins March 11 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Check out the new video above and watch if it doesn’t get your heart racing real quick: