Australian Formula 1 driver Mark Webber will test a GP3 car at Paul Ricard later this month.
The test will take place at the French circuit on November 17.
Webber told UK paper The Daily Telegraph that he's keen to see what it's like to drive the new cars.
“I'm entering a team MW Arden in this new championship next season and I'm intrigued to see what the cars are like to drive, while I also see this as an opportunity to get the series a bit of publicity,” Webber said.
The GP3 Series is a new single seater motor racing series due to be launched in 2010 as a feeder series for GP2, which has launched the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg and Nico Hulkenberg into Formula 1.