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Hulk ‘thrown into cold water' for F1 return

Nico Hulkenberg described his whirlwind return to F1 as like “being thrown into cold water” after a promising debut practice outing for Racing Point. The German, without a full-time drive this year after being dropped by Renault, has been drafted in for the British Grand Prix by Racing Point as the stand-in for Sergio Perez, who has tested positive for COVID-19. Less than 24 hours after receiving the call-up from Racing Point team boss Otmar Szafnauer, Hulkenberg finished P7 in FP2 at Silverstone, just 0.636sec behind his temporary colleague Lance Stroll who surprisingly topped the timesheets in the afternoon session. “The last 24 hours has been a bit special,” said Hulkenberg....
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