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Nico Hülkenberg Replaces Vettel In Bahrain

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Sebastian Vettel has tested positive for Covid-19 and will not therefore be taking part in the 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix.

Vettel has been replaced with Team reserve driver Nico Hülkenberg, who will be in the car from FP1 onwards.

Nico Hulkenberg will substitute for the four-times world champion alongside the team’s regular driver, Lance Stroll, and take his seat in a F1 car for the first time since his 3 races at Racing Point in 2020.

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