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German driver to replace Perez for UK F1 GP

SILVERSTONE, England – Germany’s Nico Hulkenberg will replace Racing Point driver Sergio Perez at the August 2020 British Formula 1 GP now that the Mexican has ruled out after a positive CoVid-19 test.

Hulkenberg, a veteran of 177 grands prix, raced for the team when they were known as Force India. He drove for Renault in 2019.

Team boss Otmar Szafnauer in a statement to the Reuters news agency: “Having to find a replacement for Sergio at short notice was no easy task but in Nico have a fantastic supersub known to the team.”

READ the full Reuters feature here.

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