The British motorist, who is racing in Super Formula this season, will push the 2nd day of the Sakhir test a week.

He will take over the RB15 from from regular race motorist , who will push Tuesday.

Ticktum has experience of older F1 machinery from his decoration Autosport BRDC Award outing and demonstration runs.

The RedBull junior motorist had appointed a contemporary RedBull test as among his main targets for 2019.

He had been initially slated to operate a vehicle for that team last year but didn’t have the superlicence points required for the essential testing permit.

Ticktum was also briefly in contention to get a F1 drive for this particular season, was named as a rival throughout his title-challenging an Formula 3 campaign last year.

However, his Euro F3 championship bid faded and that end his hopes of securing the essential superlicence points.

Ticktum was a formal RedBull junior since 20 17, when he came back from a racing ban he chose up in late-2015 to get a high-profile episode below the security car in an MSA Formula race at .

He is a two-time winner of the Macau Grand Prix, having obtained victory in the Formula 3 show piece event for the last couple of years.

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