“We had been already speaking to Hülkenberg”- Helmut Marko claims Nico Hulkenberg was at Eifel for Purple Bull

“We had been already speaking to Hülkenberg”- Helmut Marko claims Nico Hulkenberg was there for Purple Bull initially and never Racing Level.

Nico Hulkenberg has remained and not using a staff ever since he obtained dropped by Renault on the finish of 2019 season. Although, he made restricted appearances for Racing Level this 12 months within the absence of each drivers on two separate events.

This time additionally he was round Nurburgring and that’s the reason he was capable of attain the venue a number of hours earlier than the qualifying to switch Lance Stroll who apparently was not feeling effectively.

Nonetheless, Helmut Marko claims that the German driver was across the venue for Purple Bull initially and never Racing Level, as Alexander Albon was unsure to make it for Eifel GP on account of poor well being.

“We had been already speaking to Hülkenberg on Friday,” Marko reveals in this system at AvD Motorsport Journal at Sport1.

Albon’s COVID check was inconclusive. “Alex had an unsure, undefined check outcome. It might have been constructive. Instantly after touchdown, I known as Hulkenberg.”

Ultimately, the check outcomes of Albon got here out destructive, permitting him to take part within the Grand Prix occasions and making him accessible for Racing Level.

Although, Albon’s participation didn’t profit Purple Bull in any respect, as he was not capable of end the race on account of some technical failure.

Nico Hulkenberg to race for Purple Bull in 2021

The rumours are increase round Hulkenberg gaining a Purple Bull seat subsequent 12 months, with Albon having a danger of shedding his spot within the staff.

Whereas, he’s additionally linked with different Formulation 1 groups, which might assure his . Now it stays to be seen the place will he go by the beginning of the following season.


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