(CNN)While his brother has recently landed one of the most coveted seats in Formula One, Arthur Leclerc is busy forging his own racing career.
The 18-year-old, whose brother Charles will drive for Ferrari in F1 next season, will test drive for Monaco-based Formula E team Venturi in Marrakesh on Sunday.
Leclerc will pair with Frenchman Norman Nato for the rookie test following the second race of the all-electric championship in Morocco, his second spin in the Formula E Gen2 race car after getting behind the wheel in Spain last year.
“I’m honored to be selected by Venturi and as a Monegasque, it’s particularly special for me,” said Leclerc.
“I will dedicate myself completely to the team in their quest to optimize the Venturi VFE-05 and I’m very grateful for the opportunity to drive this outstanding car again.
“Formula E is a pioneering, inventive and young championship, and one in which I am very keen to play an active part. I’m fortunate to be involved in it at such an early stage in my career and I want to thank Gildo [Pastor] and Susie [Wolff] for believing in me,” added Leclerc, referring to the Venturi boss and team principal respectively.
The Formula E season got underway in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, on December 15, with Portuguese driver Antonio Felix Da Costa taking top spot ahead of reigning champion Jean-Eric Vergne.
The two Venturi drivers endured a difficult day at the season-opener, with legendary F1 driver Felipe Massa, making his Formula E debut, finishing 17th and teammate Edoardo Mortara down in 19th.
Leclerc’s older brother Charles is widely tipped as one of the best young drivers in the world. The 21-year-old made his F1 debut with Sauber last year and placed 13th in the championship standings ahead of his move to Ferrari, where he replaces Kimi Raikkonen.
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