The dream for a lot of fathers and sons who each have motor racing careers is to race collectively, although few ever obtain it on the highest stage. Kevin Magnussen was about to enter the elite group of father/son group mates at this yr’s Daytona 24 hours together with dad Jan for the MDK Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 outfit.
Nevertheless, a minor surgical process to take away a cyst from his hand means Kevin Magnussen has been suggested he requires a two week relaxation interval and is now pressured to tug out of the long-lasting sports activities race held yearly in Florida.
Kevin Magnussen undergoes surgical procedure
“I’ve been suggested by the docs to not drive the race subsequent week,” Magnussen stated in a press release.
“The surgical procedure went properly, however I have to relaxation as a lot as attainable to be match for combat earlier than we start making ready for the F1 season.
“It’s a disgrace. I’ve been trying ahead to that unbelievable race and to get a brand new likelihood to drive with my father and MDK Motorsports.
“I’m wishing the group an amazing weekend at Daytona.”
Ok-Magazine prepared for pre-season F1 testing
Kevin Magnussen will once more be on observe in simply over 4 weeks time because the Formulation One pre-season take a look at in Bahrain will get underway on the twenty third February.
Haas F1 have recruited Nico Hulkenberg to race alongside Magnussen for the 2023 Formulation One season who will begin his ninth season of racing on this planet’s premier motorsport class.
Kevin started his F1 profession in 2014 changing Sergio Perez at McLaren having been promoted from the Formulation Renault 3.5 collection. The Danish driver topped the timesheets at each the Jerez and Bahrain pre-season assessments and certified P4 for the opening spherical of the season in Australia.
Report F1 profession begin
Extreme wheelsman at first of the race nearly precipitated Magnussen to crash out earlier than the primary nook however his courageous transfer on Lewis Hamilton early on noticed him declare P3 which he retained to the chequered flag simply 2.2 seconds behind Daniel Ricciardo who was first over the end line.
Magnussen was promoted to P2 when Ricciardo was disqualified for a gas stream price irregularity and was the primary F1 debutante to attain factors since lewis Hamilton again in 2007. Additional he was the primary rookie to assert a P2 in his maiden F1 race since Jacques Villeneuve again in 1996.
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