Sergey Sirotkin will replace Friday Nico
The Renault team have confirmed that reserve driver Sergey Sirotkin will hold the first Friday practice of Grand Prix of Russia. Their place the Russians will be behind Nico Hulkenberg.Earlier Sirotkin behind the wheel of RS17 spent one day of testing in rain" class="posttag">Bahrain.Cyril abiteboul, head of Renault Sport "Sergey spent one day of testing in rain" class="posttag">Bahrain and impressed us with the fact that quite neatly in the car of new generation. This is despite the fact that he was not driving the car of Fomrula-1 from last year.Sergey will participate in the first practice, along with Jolyon. Russia is an important market for Renault, so it made sense to provide a machine local to the pilot".