Double world champion Max Verstappen has delayed his arrival at this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix by 24 hours on account of a abdomen sickness and can miss Thursday’s media day.
However the 25-year-old Dutchman confirmed in a tweet that he’s “feeling fine again” and, having delayed his flight to Jeddah, will as an alternative arrive for follow on Friday.
His Pink Bull crew additionally tweeted to verify Verstappen’s absence.
“Max has been suffering from a stomach illness over the past few days and with the agreement of the FIA will not be present on track today,” mentioned the crew.
After victory in a crushing Pink Bull one-two on the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix, Verstappen leads the drivers’ championship forward of team-mate Sergio Perez.