Kubica replaces Raikkonen, who tested positive

Published on 04 September 2021 by Niels Hendrix

The FIA, Formula 1 and Alfa Romeo Racing can today confirm that during onsite PCR testing for the 2021 FIA Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix, Kimi Raikkonen has tested positive for covid-19. In accordance with protocols he will take no further part in this event. All contacts have been declared.

Reserve driver Robert Kubica will compete in this weekend’s Dutch GP, in car number 88, to take the place of Raikkonen.