Sainz Ruled Out of Saudi Grand Prix

March 8, 2024Speed Trap Magazine
Formula 1

This morning is was announced that Carlos Sainz would be sitting out of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix due to concerns surrounding a diagnosis of appendicitis. “Carlos Sainz has been diagnosed with appendicitis and will require surgery,” read a brief statement issued by Ferrari, who wished their driver “a speedy recovery. As from FP3 and for the rest of this weekend, he will be replaced by reserve driver Oliver Bearman. Oliver will therefore take no further part in this round of the F2 Championship.”

Oliver Bearman will step up to take over for Sainz on the weekend. We will report more as this story develops.