Markus Winkelhock confirmed for Nurburgring

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Markus Winkelhock, Spyker, N???rburging, 2007Spyker have confirmed that their test driver Markus Winkelhock will replace Christijan Albers at this weekend’s European Grand Prix.

Winkelhock will partner compatriot Adrian Sutil – the pair being among five German drivers on the grid at the Nurburgring.

His father Manfred raced in F1 in the 1980s but was killed in a sports car crash in 1985.

Winkelhock may only have the seat for one race as another of Spyker’s four test drivers, Adri??n Vall??s, has been linked with the seat at the Hungaroring in two weeks’ time.

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