Raikkonen, who signed a two-year agreement with Sauber before this year, needed a seat fitting together with the floral outfit in September.
Sauber is to confirm its programme for the test, which will indicate Raikkonen laps .
Speaking ahead of the weekend, Raikkonen insisted he saw no reason.
“Clearly I won the tournament with them as a driver and we won twice [the teams’ championship] therefore I’m quite pleased to become a part of it because there’therefore not many people who’ve done it.
“We shall go unique ways. ”
Raikkonen, who was seventh in FP1 on Friday, is 14 points before Valtteri Bottas and 17 before Max Verstappen from the struggle for third place at the 2018 standings, but insists his closing standing in the drivers’ championship won’t create much of a difference.
“” I don’t think that it alters my world any manner,” he explained. “I believe I want to go where the prize is, therefore it is a negative thing in the long run, more travelling If I wind up third. ”
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