Glock to miss Valencia race due to stomach infection

Timo Glock. European Grand Prix, Practice, Valencia, Spain, Friday 22 June 2012.Jun.24 (GP247) Timo Glock will not line up on the grid for the European Grand Prix in Valencia due to a what appears to be an intestinal infection.

The Marussia driver has been afflicted with the bug from the outset of the weekend in Spain, and missed out on qualifying.

Today the team announced; “Further to the medical problem which prevented Timo Glock from participating in yesterday’s qualifying session for the European Grand Prix in Valencia, the Marussia F1 Team can confirm that Timo is unable to compete in today’s race.

“Timo received medical guidance yesterday afternoon and his symptoms suggest that he is suffering from an intestinal infection. He has been advised that it would be unwise for him to race given the severity of the complaint and that he should focus instead on recuperating.

“Timo spent the evening resting at his hotel in Valencia and is in good spirits. He will return home later today.”

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  • Hawk

    God acts in mysterious ways! That never happens to a WDC contender.