Kevin Magnussen to get Porsche LMP1 test

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Kevin Magnussen will have a test of the Porsche 919 Hybrid in Barcelona, along with fellow youngsters Mitch Evans and Oliver Turvey, Porsche confirmed on Tuesday.

For Magnussen, who turns 23 next month, it will mark his sports car test debut in the two-day test from November 10-11. Magnussen, the ex-McLaren driver and this year’s reserve, is a free agent for next season.

“We decided to give three young drivers a chance to test the Porsche 919 Hybrid. The seat fit and simulator preperation is already done. We are looking forward to the test and will see what the future brings,” said team principal Andreas Seidl.