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F3 Champ Piastri bags first F1 test with Renault

Formula 3 World Champion, Oscar Piastri, will get his first taste of Formula 1 machinery in a private test to be held in Bahrain. Piastri is one of three Renault junior drivers who will get behind the wheel of the RS18 at the Bahrain International Circuit in a four-day test which will run from October 29 to November 1. The Aussie will be Renault's day two driver, taking over from Formula 2 driver Christian Lundgaard who will kick-off the first day. The final two days will be piloted by another Formula 2 driver in Guanyu Zhou. 'It’s safe to say I am very excited to be driving the R.S.18 next week in Bahrain,' Piastri said. 'Obviously, it will be my first test in a Formula 1 car, so it...
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