Nikita Mazepin denies being arrested

(GMM) Likely 2021 F1 rookie Nikita Mazepin has denied rumors that he was arrested in Abu Dhabi for breaking a coronavirus quarantine.

“I heard that there were rumors I was arrested in Abu Dhabi,” the 21-year-old Russian, who is set to be Mick Schumacher’s teammate at Haas next year, reportedly said.

“I can assure everyone that everything is fine with me – I am in my room, relaxing and enjoying Netflix,” Mazepin reportedly wrote on Instagram, according to the Russian source Championat.