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Why is Sebastian Vettel not racing the Saudi Arabia F1 GP and who is his replacement at Aston Martin?

The Formula 1 World Championship reaches this weekend the second appointment on the calendar and Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin driver, will miss


The Formula 1 World Championship reaches this weekend the second appointment on the calendar and Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin driver, will miss it, as in the premiere

Sebastian Vettel will not be present in the second race of the World Cup Formula 1. The German, world champion in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, will miss the Saudi Arabian GP in what is undoubtedly a very sensitive loss for Aston-Martin.

Why doesn’t Sebastian Vettel run the Formula 1 Saudi Arabian GP?

As reported by Aston Martin and Formula 1 itself, Sebastian Vettel misses the Saudi Arabian GP for having tested positive for Covid-19. The pilot is fine and has very mild symptoms, but the protocol established for cases like this will prevent him from being in the second race of the 2022 World Championship.

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Sebastian Vettel’s positive is the second to appear in Formula 1 in recent days. The previous one was that of Daniel Ricciardo, who could not be in the last preseason tests.

Who will replace Sebastian Vettel at Aston Martin?

Sebastian Vettel’s replacement at Aston Martin for the second race of the Formula 1 World Championship will be, as in the first, Nico Hulkenbergas the team itself has communicated.

The last time that Nico Hulkenberg participated in a Formula 1 Grand Prix was the weekend of October 9, 10 and 11 at the Nürburgring, before doing so last weekend at the premiere of the 2022 World Championship. On that occasion, the The German finished the race in eighth position and scored four points for Racing Point-BWT Mercedes.

F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix GP Schedule 2022

Sunday March 27

  • Pre-race: 5:10 p.m.
  • Race: 7:00 p.m.