Ex-World Champion Sebastian Vettel threatens to miss the second season race of Formula 1. The 34-year-old has not yet issued the necessary negative Corona test after his Covid 19 disease to return to his Aston Martin.
The final decision should fall on Friday. If Vettel is not fit in time for use on the fast city course in Jidda (Sunday, 7 pm in the live ticker), Nico Hülkenberg is again ready as a substitute.
“Sebastian Vettel has not filed the necessary negative Covid test to fly to the Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia. Nico Hülkenberg will be in Jidda to represent SEB if necessary,” said Aston Martin on Thursday: “We will become Post our final decision until Friday, to give SEB every opportunity to drive the race. “
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Vettel had missed the season opener last weekend for a Covid-19-disease, Hülkenberg jumped in Bahrain as a substitute driver. For the ambitious team, the race was disappointing with the places twelve by Lance Stroll and 17 (Hülkenberg).