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Glock to miss last F1 race; replaced by Kobayashi

Glock to miss last F1 race; replaced by Kobayashi

Toyota driver Timo Glock has been ruled out of the final Formula One race of the season because of injury and will be replaced by Kamui Kobayashi.
Toyota said Tuesday that Kobayashi will race in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. The Japanese driver made his F1 debut in Brazil on Oct. 18, finishing ninth after qualifying 11th.
Glock of Germany cracked a vertebra and cut his leg in an accident during qualifying for the Japanese GP earlier this month. Toyota fielded only one driver in that race.
Jenson Button of Britain has already clinched the drivers' championship with his Brawn GP team taking the constructors' title.


Updated : 2021-04-21 14:21 GMT+08:00