Appendicitis! Pietro Fittipaldi to replace Jamie Green in DTM at Misano

source: Audi Sport

  • Audi factory driver Jamie Green will not be racing in Italy due to illness
  • Pietro Fittipaldi takes over the Briton’s cockpit on short notice

Audi driver Jamie Green has to skip the DTM races at Misano (Italy) due to acute appendicitis. Pietro Fittipaldi will take over his cockpit at Audi Sport Team Rosberg.

“The symptoms appeared all of a sudden during the night from Tuesday to Wednesday,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “We all wish Jamie a speedy recovery. He’ll definitely not be fit for racing again this weekend, so we’re happy that Pietro is able to stand in for him on such short notice.”