Sport Corona test negative: Nico Hülkenberg is allowed to drive in Silverstone!

11:21  31 july  2020
11:21  31 july  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

Hülkenberg candidate for Perez cockpit in Silverstone?

 Hülkenberg candidate for Perez cockpit in Silverstone? © Sergei Grits / AP / dpa Could take over Sergio Perez's racing point cockpit in Silverstone: Nico Hülkenberg. Nico Hülkenberg could make a surprising Formula 1 comeback after the positive coronavirus case of Mexican Sergio Perez. As reported by the specialist portal «motorsport.com», the 32-year-old from Emmerich is said to be a hot candidate for the cockpit at the Racing Point racing team that was cleared for the British Grand Prix. Other media speculated about the use of the German veteran.

© Getty Images Nico Hulkenberg on Kvyat clash: Just one of those things. On the eve of the British Grand Prix weekend, Nico Hulkenberg is in line to make a last-minute return to Formula 1 after Sergio Perez tested positive for COVID-19.

The Mexican, who drives for the Silverstone -based Racing Point team, has Perez is the first driver to test positive since the sport returned on July 5 with a double-header in Austria and Another option, which could also be the preferred choice, is to recall former F1 Nico Hulkenberg , who used to drive

Der Deutsche Nico Hülkenberg ist zurück in der Formel 1 - bei Racing Point © LAT The German Nico Hülkenberg is back in Formula 1 - at Racing Point

The sensational comeback announced by 'Motorsport-Total.com' in Formula 1 is perfect: Nico Hülkenberg is at the Grand Prix of Great Britain in Silverstone as teammate of Lance Stroll take over the cockpit from Sergio Perez. In the run-up to the


Perez was first tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus with an unclear result and finally in the second test. Due to the corona virus protocols of Formula 1, he was no longer allowed on the track on Thursday afternoon. Stroll was all alone in the FIA ​​press conference.

At the time, Hülkenberg was already en route to England. The 32-year-old had actually planned a GT test at the Nürburgring this weekend and therefore happened to have his helmet with him. Practical, because this way he could jet straight towards the airport without having to go home again.

Hulkenberg to replace Perez for British GP

  Hulkenberg to replace Perez for British GP Nico Hulkenberg has been confirmed as Sergio Perez’s replacement for this weekend’s British Grand Prix following the Mexican’s positive COVID-19 test on Thursday. Perez conducted a regular pre-race coronavirus test as part of Formula 1 protocols that came back as inconclusive forcing him to await a retest, which later confirmed he’d tested positive for the virus. Racing Point revealed Perez is “feeling well” as he follows the UK’s quarantine restrictions where he will isolate for 10 days, ruling him out of both back-to-back races at Silverstone.

Such was Hulkenberg 's pace in testing , where he outshone Kazuki Nakajima and almost rivalled Nico Rosberg While the FW32 allowed Barrichello to start steadily and rack up regular points finishes Overlooked for the Ferrari drive in favour of Kimi Raikkonen, Hulkenberg ’s stock was in danger of

Coronavirus testing has been the subject of huge interest, frustration and confusion. The UK has come under worldwide criticism for its lack of mass testing , despite the director general of WHO encouraging countries to “ test , test , test ”.

He arrived in Silverstone on Thursday evening. At that time, a corona virus test was still in the way of his comeback. He had already completed it at 10:00 p.m. when our first exclusive story went online. A few hours passed before the result of the test was available.

The Corona test on Thursday evening was the last hurdle to be cleared before the comeback was officially confirmed. On Friday morning, Hülkenberg was already seen on the Silverstone circuit. This means that his test must be negative (otherwise he would not have been put in the paddock) and the sensational comeback is increasing.

Much to be clarified: Corona test, seat adjustment, super license

Until late Thursday evening, Racing Point and Hülkenberg were busy with the formalities. In addition to the corona virus test, things like its FIA super license and seat adjustment had to be clarified. Practical for Racing Point that the team's factory in Silverstone is just around the corner.

Vettel experiences Silverstone prelude to forget

 Vettel experiences Silverstone prelude to forget © Getty Images More like a pedestrian: Sebastian Vettel on day 1 in Silverstone Sebastian Vettel had his first free practice session to forget before the third Formula 1 season race in Silverstone. The four-time world champion could only drive two laps in his Ferrari before the SF1000 went on strike. A problem with the intercooler paralyzed the car. The mechanics had to disassemble the car. Vettel hopes to be able to intervene in the second training session in the afternoon.

This clip shows the moment Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel greet other while social-distancing in Germany. The German Chancellor and French President were meeting at Meseberg Castle to discuss the former's country taking over the EU presidency.

Racing Point is preparing Nico Hülkenberg 's seat to test RP 20 tomorrow. This power advantage was clear in Silverstone , where Ferrari in normal conditions was as fast as Mercedes with DRS and some more theories about the extra power came out burning oil is allowed , just not too much.

Hülkenberg will compete in at least two other Formula 1 races, because Perez must now be quarantined for at least ten days and is therefore also out of Silverstone 2. And if he performs well, he might even be able to make a full-time comeback in the 2021 season.

For Perez, Silverstone could become a negative turning point in his career. If information from the 'Bild' newspaper is correct, a period expires on Friday, within which Racing Point can buy it out against payment of a compensation sum from the contract, which actually runs until the end of 2022.

It has been an open secret in Formula 1 for weeks that team owner Lawrence Stroll would like to hire Sebastian Vettel for the future of the team branded from 2021 Aston Martin. who in turn made it clear on Thursday at Silverstone that he cannot be put under pressure just because there are options expiring elsewhere.

Rumor: Has Racing Point Perez already canceled?

Racing Point: Hulkenberg returned "like he'd never left" at British GP

  Racing Point: Hulkenberg returned Racing Point Formula 1 team technical director Andrew Green says that substitute driver Nico Hulkenberg settled in so quickly at the British Grand Prix it was "like he'd never left"Racing Point Formula 1 team technical director Andrew Green says that substitute driver Nico Hulkenberg settled in so quickly at the British Grand Prix it was "like he'd never left".

But testing travellers from high-risk countries one week after they arrive into the UK could catch virtually all imported cases and solve Britain's quarantine row. Boris Johnson is believed to be worried that a second spike in infections in the UK could start within a fortnight after he expressed concerns about a

Nicolas " Nico " Hülkenberg (born 19 August 1987 in Emmerich am Rhein, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany) is a German racing driver who is currently without a drive . He started at Williams in 2010 where he scored his maiden pole position at the Brazilian Grand Prix

This puts Racing Point in a tricky position. If you want to take the chance to sign Vettel for 2021, you have to resign Perez. He, in turn, is probably even interested in clarity. With his Mexican sponsorship money, he could now dock with another team, such as Alfa Romeo or Haas. The places there may be gone later.

¿pbtag | SGPodcastMechanikerF1Silverstone | pb¿Should Vettel still find a place in the Red Bull family (which in turn could depend on the outcome of the Renault protest against Racing Point) and he would have decided to return there Racing Point suddenly released a cockpit. That could be Hülkenberg's great opportunity.

Hülkenberg contested 176 Formula 1 races between 2010 and 2019, achieving one pole position and two fastest laps, but so far not a single podium. He is the sad record holder as the driver with the most Grand Prix starts without a top 3 result.

In his personally best season 2018, Hülkenberg finished seventh in the drivers' championship for Renault. Only a year later, the French factory team gave him notice and Hülkenberg left Formula 1 at the end of 2019.

Hulkenberg: British GP DNS fitting after "crazy few days" in F1 return

  Hulkenberg: British GP DNS fitting after Nico Hulkenberg says his failure to start the British Grand Prix was fitting after a crazy four-day spell that saw him miss out on his Formula 1 race comeback .Hulkenberg made a shock F1 return at Silverstone after being drafted in by Racing Point when Sergio Perez tested positive for COVID-19.The German driver had been left without a seat for the 2020 season after being dropped by Renault at the end of last year, but received a call from Racing Point on Thursday while en route to the Nurburgring for a GT car test.

Voluntary testing has already been agreed upon, with test centers set up at airports in several German cities. Starting on Wednesday (June 3), tourists from Europe have been allowed to enter Italy again, the country that was one of the Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism. Huge repatrition drive .

Racing Point Formula One driver Sergio Perez will miss the upcoming British Grand Prix after testing positive for Covid-19. In something of a surprise ahead of the fourth round of the FIA Formula One World Championship, Mexican driver Sergio Perez has been confirmed as showing positive signs of

Hülkenberg: Third stint with the team from Silverstone

The Emmericher knows Racing Point well from his own past. In 2011 he was a test driver for the team from Silverstone, which was then called Force India. In 2012 and again from 2014 to 2016 (teammate for the second time: Sergio Perez), he then drove as a regular pilot for the racing team to which he is now returning.

Perez, by the way, is doing well according to the circumstances. The 30-year-old has been in quarantine since Thursday, according to the British COVID-19 regulations. Unlike in Melbourne in March, Formula 1 is now prepared for a positive case. The weekend Grand Prix is ​​not at risk.

But in the paddock the first driver tested positive: "We are all worried about the corona virus," says McLaren driver Carlos Sainz. "We have new outbreaks all over the world, not just in Spain. In England there were more than 100 deaths in a single day on Wednesday. That is terrible."

"We will also have positive cases in the paddock. But we believe that with the protocols, rules and methods that we have developed, we are able to prevent the virus from spreading in the paddock. Sure, we have to at airports, for example, and it’s inevitable that someone will catch the virus. It’s no different in football. "

Perez positive COVID-19 test hands Hulkenberg another Silverstone chance .
Sergio Perez returned another positive COVID-19 test, so Nico Hulkenberg will be back behind the wheel at Silverstone.Racing Point called on Hulkenberg as a late replacement last week after Perez contracted COVID-19.

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