Sebastian Vettel wasn’t with Aston Martin in Saudi Arabia, at least not physically, with Mike Krack revealing the driver was “virtually present” trying to help the team.

Aston Martin had another point-less weekend at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, the team one of only two outfits yet to get off the mark.

While Lance Stroll finished 13th place on the night, the victim of a late incident involving Alex Albon, Vettel’s replacement Nico Hulkenberg was P12.

Vettel was forced to miss the Jeddah race, as he did the Bahrain Grand Prix, the driver having tested positive for Covid-19.

But while he wasn’t there physically, team boss Krack says he attended all the team’s meetings virtually, giving “advice” to help the team.

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