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Hulkenberg on standby for Racing Point at Portimao

Nico Hulkenberg is on standby for Racing Point at this weekend’s Portuguese Grand Prix in the event of one of its regular drivers being unfit to take part. Stroll missed qualifying and the race at the Nurburgring due to illness and revealed earlier this week that he tested positive for Covid-19. It marked the third time Hulkenberg stepped in for Racing Point this year, as he replaced Sergio Perez, who also contracted Covid-19, at both Silverstone races. Hulkenberg is not Racing Point's official reserve driver as the team has an arrangement to use Mercedes duo Stoffel Vandoorne or Esteban Gutierrez if required. But with Hulkenberg being drafted in at a late stage in both instances this...
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