Lance Stroll, Photo courtesy of Aston Martin F1 Team

F1: Stroll to sit out Singapore GP (2nd Update)

Aston Martin driver Lance Stroll’s car was damaged so badly in Saturday’s crash in qualifying, the car could not be repaired in time for today’s Singapore GP.

Team Statement

Following Lance Stroll’s hard crash in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix, Lance and the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One®️ Team have jointly agreed that he will not participate in this evening’s race.

Lance Stroll climbs out of his destroyed Aston Martin
Lance Stroll climbs out of his destroyed Aston Martin

The team face a huge job repairing the car today and Lance is still sore following such a high impact. Lance’s focus now shifts to fully recovering ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix.

Mike Krack, Team Principal, AMF1 Team, said: “The whole team are relieved that Lance was able to step out of the car after yesterday’s accident, however, he is still feeling the after-effects of such a high-impact crash.

“Our priority now is that he makes a full and speedy recovery. Together, we have decided that he will sit out this evening’s race and instead focus fully on returning to the cockpit for next weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix.”

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