11:18 – Williams has announced that Sergey Sirotkin will partner Lance Stroll for the 2018 campaign, with Robert Kubica, on the comeback trail after sustaining serious injuries in a rally crash, missing out.

Russian racer Sirotkin, 22, impressed Williams with his performance at the post-Abu Dhabi Grand Prix tyre test, where he ran alongside Kubica.

Sirotkin placed third overall in GP2 in 2015 and 2016, and acted as a test driver for Renault in 2017, making several practice appearances.

“To say I’m happy and proud to join such a famous team like Williams is an understatement,” said Sirotkin.

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