Alfonso Celis Jr. set for Force India practice run-out in Austria

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Alfonso Celis Jr. will get back behind the wheel of Force India’s VJM09 Formula 1 car during practice for the Austrian Grand Prix next weekend.

Celis joined Force India in a development role at the end of last year before making his first F1 practice appearance in Bahrain.

The Mexican also took part in practice for the Russian Grand Prix at the beginning of May, as well as the post-Spanish Grand Prix test.

Celis is balancing his Force India commitments with a full-time drive in the Formula V8 3.5 series, where he races for AVF.

Force India confirmed on Twitter earlier this week that Celis would be taking part in practice at the Red Bull Ring next Friday.

The team is yet to confirm whether Sergio Perez or Nico Hulkenberg will step aside for the session.