Cape Town - Daniil Kvyat will be back in a Toro Rosso F1 car as early
this month, taking part in the post-season Pirelli test in Abu Dhabi.
Kvyat has re-signed with Toro Rosso for next season.
Sidelined after being dropped by the team following last
year's United States GP, he joined Ferrari as their 2018 development driver but
retained close ties to Toro Rosso.
That has resulted in the Russian driver, who Christian
Horner feels deserves a second shot at F1, re-signing with the Red Bull family
Toro Rosso plan to put Kyvat in the car for the two-day
post-season Abu Dhabi tyre test.
"Every milage you can do in the car is good for
him," Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost told Autosport.
"[The intention is] to give some mileage and to learn
new tyres, to get a picture of what is going on with the car, although next
year's car is a different car because of aerodynamic.
"Nevertheless it is always good to do some mileage in
Kvyat will complete a seat-fitting in the next two weeks.