Szafnauer says that Stroll had now not been feeling true within the days after the Russian GP, and became then hit by a stomach upset in Germany on Thursday evening. Stroll’s car stayed within the storage throughout FP3, but reserve driver Nico Hulkenberg arrived in time to power it in qualifying, and he will begin from 20th (and closing) jam on the grid.
Szafnauer acknowledged that, no matter now not feeling effectively, Stroll has tested opposed for COVID-19.
“He hasn’t been feeling abundant since Russia,” Szafnauer defined. “I mediate he had moderately of a chilly. Initially we conception, ‘Neatly you had better assemble tested for the virus.’ Now we have tested him a pair of instances, together with the pre-match take a look at for this flee. And he’s approach abet opposed three or four instances. He doesn’t have the classic COVID-19 symptoms, he true doesn’t in actuality feel effectively in himself.