Why it's wrong to mock Wehrlein for his forfeit

Why it's wrong to mock Wehrlein for his forfeit

Pascal Wehrlein completed Friday practice in Melbourne before declaring he wasn't fit for the Australian Grand Prix - prompting plenty of criticism. That's enraged Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn, and rightly so

Not for the first time, Sauber ended up with three race drivers for Formula 1's season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Although this year the situation was much less the Swiss team's own doing.

Pascal Wehrlein's withdrawal on Saturday morning, on fitness grounds, opened the door for Antonio Giovinazzi to make his F1 debut. There's no doubt it was a great opportunity for the Italian, who is Ferrari's third driver this year, but Wehrlein copped a lot of flak.

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