Logan Sargeant withdrawn from F1 event in Baku

Williams Racing driver Logan Sargeant has been withdrawn from Saturday’s F1 Sprint race in Baku.

The Azerbaijan Sprint race which takes place on Saturday, a day ahead of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, will now have 19 cars on the grid.

Sargeant drove his right front into the wall during the Q1 Shootout session ahead of the sprint. The session did not continue after Sargeant’s crash.

Williams Racing provided the following update after the crash “Logan’s car will not run in the #F1Sprint this afternoon despite the best efforts of the team. 😔 After receiving the FW45 back following the shootout, we worked flat-out on the car but there is not enough time to complete the repair. Subsequently we have withdrawn Logan from the Sprint. Gutted for Logan who has shown great pace with two Q2 appearances this weekend.”

Williams and Sargeant had expressed optimism about the American driver this weekend prior to the incident. At the time of the incident Williams Racing had placed Alex Albon in seventh while Sargeant had been scored as 15th. The grid will be adjusted with his absence.

Charles Leclerc will start the sprint on the pole, just as he will start Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

John Bman
John Bmanhttp://www.tireball.com
Founder and Owner of Tireball Sports.

Recent News