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Mercedes: Reserve driver Gutierrez not eligible to race in F1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says that in hindsight, reserve driver Esteban Gutierrez would not have been eligible to race with Racing Point in the British Grand Prix for lack of an up to date superlicence. Gutierrez was cited along with fellow Mercedes reserve Stoffel Vandoorne as potential candidates to substitute for Racing Point's Sergio Perez who was sidelined from last weekend's race after testing positive for the coronavirus. However, Vandoorne was quickly rules out as the Belgian was in Berlin preparing for the resumption of Mercedes' campaign in Formula E. Gutierrez was therefore seen as a contender for the Racing Point seat along with F1 returnee Nico Hulkenberg who was ultimately...
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