As was predicted, Force India on Tuesday confirmed Paul di Resta, a 23-year-old Scot, as its third and test driver for 2010.

As was predicted, Force India on Tuesday confirmed Paul di Resta, a 23-year-old Scot, as its third and test driver for 2010.

The announcement took place at Scotch whiskey brand and the team's Vijay Mallya-owned sponsor Whyte and Macay's Glasgow headquarters.

"He will now attend all races on the 2010 calendar and the team envisages he will participate in a number of Friday practice sessions", read an excerpt of a media statement.

Force India said di Resta will also keep racing in DTM in 2010.

"I think this programme is a perfect way to prepare fully and be ready to go if and when the chance of a race seat comes," said the driver.

 

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