Portuguese Grand Prix – In accordance with Danish media, Kevin Magnussen’s time at Haas will come to an finish on the conclusion of the 2020 season.
Kevin Magnussen is among the drivers on the grid nonetheless with no confirmed seat for 2021, and has admitted already to feeling uncertain at holding onto a seat as Haas consider a change of route for subsequent season.
In accordance with Danish media experiences, Magnussen has misplaced his seat at Haas for subsequent season and it’s solely a matter of time till Haas verify that each he and Romain Grosjean will go away on the finish of this season.
In accordance with Ekstra Bladet’s Jonas Huttel, the choice could possibly be introduced earlier than this weekend’s Grand Prix at Portimao. BT.dk reporter and famend photographer Peter Nygaard has confirmed the story as nicely.
Workforce boss Guenther Steiner has said that he is open to running rookies in 2021 because the group sit up for the change in laws for 2022, leaving the door open for the likes of Mick Schumacher and Callum Ilott. Each are Ferrari juniors, with Ilott scheduled to drive in apply for the group on the Nurburgring final day trip till rain stopped play on the circuit.
Nevertheless, the seemingly replacements are reported to be 21 12 months outdated F2 driver Nikita Mazepin. He comes with critical backing from his father’s Uralkali group, who have been linked with a buyout of the Drive India group in 2018 previous to Lawrence Stroll’s Racing Level buy.
If Magnussen is out on his ear, then it’s unlikely he’ll be capable of discover one other seat in System 1 in the meanwhile. Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez are each in the marketplace and are strongly linked with strikes to Crimson Bull Racing and Williams, whereas seats are additionally obtainable at Alpha Tauri and Alfa Romeo. There seems to be no room on the inn for Magnussen, that means he could need to look to a future in IndyCar, System E or sportscast.
As for Romain Grosjean, he has indicated an curiosity in a change to sportscars, with a doable link-up with Peugeot’s hypercard venture on the horizon. System E often offers a haven for drivers shedding their F1 seats, and he’s additionally stated he’s not ruling out a transfer to the electrical sequence. Nevertheless, he has already stated he’s not desirous about a transfer to IndyCar as he feels ovals are too harmful – which isn’t a singular opinion for a racing driver from Europe who’s married with a younger household.