GRX TANECO have confirmed that Niclas Gronholm will not compete in the Spa World RX of Benelux due to an appendicitis operation.
Joni Wiman, who was originally competing at Spa-Francorchamps in a third Hyundai i20, will now step up to collect points in the Teams' Standings.
In a statement, the team said "Due to the appendicitis operation Niclas Grönholm won't be on the start grid of Spa World RX of Benelux. Joni Wiman will take his place scoring points for the team. Don't worry - Niclas will be back for #WorldRX Round 4 in Silverstone.
The Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps wish him a speedy recovery !