“The symptoms seemed all of a remarkable during a night from Tuesday to Wednesday,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “We all wish Jamie a rapid recovery. He’ll really not be fit for racing again this weekend, so we’re happy that Pietro is means to mount in for him on such brief notice.”
The 22-year-old grandson of two-time Formula One World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi is contesting a 2019 DTM in an Audi RS 5 DTM of a patron group WRT Team Audi Sport. In addition, a Brazilian is a exam and haven motorist for a Haas Formula One group and would creatively not have been on a grid during Misano.