De Vries not in consideration for 2019 F1 drive – Brown | RaceFans Round-up

In the round-up: McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says the team is not considering a Formula 1 role for its junior driver Nyck de Vries, who is currently tied for fourth place in the F2 points standings.

What they say

Nyck’s been with us for some time. He’s one of our simulator drivers and we’re a big supporter of Nyck’s.

We have a variety of different racing activities in the future so he’s someone that we’d like to keep in the family but I wouldn’t say he’s under heavy consideration for our Formula 1 seat at this point.

Quotes: Dieter Rencken

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