Racing Point Confirm Nico Hulkenberg Will Take Part In Eifel GP Qualifying

Hulkenberg last drove a Formula One car earlier this year at Silverstone, when he filled in for Perez.

Nico Hulkenberg will fill in for Lance Stroll in qualifying for the Eifel Grand Prix at the Nurburgring, Racing Point have confirmed.

Stroll missed FP3 after falling ill, and he won’t take part in the rest of the weekend.

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Mercedes driver Stoffel Vandoorne was identified as another potential replacement for Stroll, but the team have confirmed he won’t be driving for them on Saturday.

Hulkenberg last drove an F1 car a few months ago, when he filled in for Sergio Perez at Silverstone.

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