Rabbit still looking for a second driver next to him Kevin Magnussen for next year. Despite Mick Schumacher he has certainly made a step forward compared to 2021, it is said that he will lose his seat at the end of this season. Nico Hulkenberg he appears to be the main competitor for Magnussen’s new teammate, but the two have a history between them.
After Hungarian Grand Prix in 2017 Hülkenberg, who at the time was for Renault came out, he was not happy with some of Magnussen’s actions. “And again you showed that you are the most unsportsmanlike driver,” he told Dane, while the driver was doing an interview with Scandinavian TV. “Suck my balls, honey,” was the response from Magnussen who had held off Hülkenberg in the final lap of the race at the Hungaroring. In 2023, the two rivals may become teammates.
“I think I’ve said before that I don’t have a problem with Nico at all,” Magnussen said of the possibility that Hulkenberg could get the second seat at Haas. “Even I respect him as a driver, I don’t know him as a person. But certainly as a driver I’ve always respected him a lot. So I wouldn’t have a problem with that. However, I don’t have any opinion about him. or not in the second car. Mick is doing well at the moment. He was and some problems and some crashes at the beginning of the year, but he’s definitely gotten faster.”
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Jack Plooij told yesterday in Race Cafe that Nico Hulkenberg’s announcement as a new Haas Formula 1 team player will come on Thursday ahead of the São Paulo Grand Prix, but the first real sign that the German would move from Aston Martin’s reserve driver to a role at another team came when Stoffel. Vandoorne was announced as Aston Martin’s new reserve driver. Haas team principal Guenther Steiner also said he would like to announce his drivers for the race in Brazil before 2023.