May 27, 2022

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Vettel da positivo en COVID y es baja para Bahréin

Vettel tests positive for COVID and low in Bahrain

Sebastian Vettel will have to wait a little longer for his debut in 2022. The German driver has tested positive for COVID-19 and is forced to miss the big premiere of the new era of Formula 1 at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Update: Sebastian Vettel has tested positive for COVID-19 and therefore You will not participate in the 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix.” Aston Martin announced on its social networks just a few minutes ago, without giving further details about the condition of the German pilot.

In the same message, the team also officially announced that Vettel would be a substitute for this race. Nico Hulkenberg, The old acquaintance of Formula 1, will wear the green suit and He will be in the controls of the AMR22 starting from FP1 on Friday.

After knowing the positive Daniel Ricciardo during the Bahrain tests, Vettel is the second Formula 1 driver to take a coronavirus leave of absence so far this year. The McLaren driver had already confirmed his presence in the opening race at Sakhir. As for the Aston Martin driver, he is also suspicious of the next scheduled date on the calendar: The Grand Prix in Saudi Arabia, which will be held next week. Everything will be negatively tested by Vettel before any decision is made about the second race of the year.

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