"It's been way too long to wait. Last year was very difficult, this year is different, a different feeling.
"I'm at a great team, I've a great challenge ahead with a competitive car, and I look forward to restarting.
"I knew what I was working for, how much I wanted it, and I'm hungry to restart."
Following a recent test at the Red Bull Ring in a 2018 car, and for the team to understand and work with the new protocols in place to cope with Covid-19, Ocon insists getting back to racing will not be an issue.
"I felt good restarting in the car, it was so cool to get back to a real track after spending so much time doing esports," added Ocon.
"Going back to a real track felt awesome, going out of the garage was a special feeling after such a long time.
"It didn't take me long to get back up to pace. I felt good, I felt sharp and quick, so [I am] definitely ready to restart in Austria."
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