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Peugeot confirm Magnussen’s exit from WEC programme for Haas return

Baku, March 10, AZERTAC

Peugeot has confirmed Kevin Magnussen will not remain part of its World Endurance Championship team after he returned to the Haas Formula 1 team, according to RaceFans.

Haas confirmed yesterday Magnussen had returned to the team in a “multi-year” deal to replace the ousted Nikita Mazepin.

Magnussen had been due to race Peugeot’s 9X8 World Endurance Championship contender alongside Loïc Duval, Paul Di Resta, Mikkel Jensen, Gustavo Menezes and Jean-Eric Vergne.

“We have taken note of Kevin Magnussen’s decision to return to Formula 1 and wish him all the best,” said Peugeot in a statement confirming they intend to replace him in their driver roster.

“As we had done for the initial line-up, in addition to performance, our selection criteria is based on mindset and the ability to work as a team, to push and motivate one another is essential in our selection progress and in endurance racing.”

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