According to information released on social networks, this Wednesday (15th), Max Verstappen is suffering from a stomach disease known as gastroenteritis and, because of this, delayed his arrival in Saudi Arabia to race in Formula 1. will miss the first days of the competition where there is a press conference and individual interviews.
“I feel good again after a few days of being sick with gastroenteritis. So I had to delay my flight for a day, so I won’t be on the track until Friday. See you in Jeddah!” social media. Red Bull, the athlete’s sponsor, released a statement wishing him well.
Everything indicates that the Belgian will arrive in the United Arab Emirates on Friday (17), in the morning, getting time to compete in the competition that takes place on the same day at night. If the athlete is unable to run, Red Bull will ask Yuki Tsunoda or Nyck de Vries to replace him.