Verstappen suffers bug, delayed into Saudi Arabia

JEDDA, ​​Saudi Arabia. Max Verstappen will arrive at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Friday a day late after suffering a stomach ailment earlier this week.

Because of this, the world champion will miss a meeting with the press on Thursday, but says he now “feels good again.”

Verstappen tweeted that he had to postpone his flight to Jeddah due to illness.

It is not uncommon for drivers to miss a Formula 1 press day because they feel unwell.

Red Bull tweeted that the absence of Verstappen on Thursday was approved by the FIA.

The first practice session ahead of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix is ​​due to start in Jeddah on Friday at 16:30 local time.


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