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Insight: Who is likely to replace Hamilton in Bahrain?

Formula 1 awoke in December to the news that World Champion Lewis Hamilton will be absent from the grid after testing positive for Covid-19. It means that a driver will unexpectedly get a chance to race the fastest Formula 1 car in history in Bahrain and, potentially, Abu Dhabi. MotorsportWeek.com takes a look at the likely candidates. Stoffel Vandoorne Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL) Mercedes AMG F1 Reserve Driver. Hungarian Grand Prix, Saturday 18th July 2020. Budapest, Hungary. Vandoorne was once regarded as the hottest prospect during his captivating 2015 GP2 season, where he dominated to take the championship by 160 points – the highest margin that still stands today, by a long way. After...
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