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Perez and Alonso take the stage in Day 2 of Formula 1 winter testing

Day 2 of Formula 1 winter testing will see some new faces in action as teams continue their work in Bahrain.

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Sergio Perez will take the Red Bull RB16B out for a spin while Fernando Alonso will be tasked with Alpine's testing programme as teams continue winter testing on Saturday.

While Max Verstappen put in a stellar performance on Friday, the Dutchman will watch on with the Mexican sitting in the Red Bull for Day 2. Both men will split duties on Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton will take the morning session for Mercedes as the team looks to put their struggles behind them, with Valtteri Bottas stepping in the car for the afternoon. McLaren will stick with Daniel Ricciardo followed by Lando Norris, while Ferrari will rotate and have Carlos Sainz take the morning session with Charles Leclerc in the afternoon.

Alonso makes his first appearance of the weekend after Esteban Ocon completed 129 laps on Friday. Antonio Giovinazzi and Nicholas Latifi will drive in the morning and afternoon for Alfa Romeo and Williams respectively.

Check out the full breakdown in the table below.

Team Driver
Mercedes Hamilton/Bottas
Red Bull Perez
McLaren Ricciardo/Norris
Aston Martin Vettel/Stroll
Alpine Alonso
Ferrari Sainz/Leclerc
AlphaTauri Tsunoda/Gasly
Alfa Romeo Giovinazzi
Haas Mazepin/Schumacher
Williams Latifi

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