The best and worst F1 driver comebacks

Just one year after Kevin Magnussen made a surprise return to F1, Haas will again field a comeback driver in 2023 as Nico Hulkenberg rejoins the grid. The German last completed a full season in the sport back in 2019, but often impressed during substitute performances for Racing Point/Aston Martin on occasions when their drivers contracted COVID-19 in 2020 and 2022. But can Hulkenberg maintain this over the course of the 2023 campaign after three years on the sidelines? He certainly won't be the first driver to find out whether they still have what it takes following a period of…

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