Jules Bianchi, The 22 Year old Ferrari Protege who impressed mighty critics has joined Sahara Force India as a reserve and test driver for the 2012 season. Jules Bianchi who finished 3rd in GP2 2011 season is a part of Ferrari Young Driver programme and Ferrari has confirmed that he will still remain part of the same.
Sahara Force India has also confirmed that the Frenchman will drive in close to 9 Friday Practice sessions and the Team Owner and Principal Vijay Mallya has said that Jules Bianchi is a valuable addition to the Team and that the Team has continued to demonstrate its commitment for young drivers.
With lots of contracts expiring at the end of current season,It will interesting to see where Jules Bianchi ends up as he is still part of Ferrari which means he can switch to Ferrari racing seat for 2013. It is also worth to note that the Force India's last two reserve drivers have went on to be a race driver at some point of time