The formula 1 has its first prominent Corona case: Sergio Perez from the Team Racing Point was tested on Thursday a positive effect on the Corona-Virus, and the fourth season will race on Sunday, the Grand Prix of Silverstone, miss.
The Mexicans, it'll go well, "physically", informed his Team. He is now in quarantine and could thus miss the second Silverstone race next weekend.
Perez had not stopped, nor even directly at the race track. "He will insulate furthermore, according to the guidelines of the competent health authorities, in which case the security for the Team and the Sport a top priority," it said in a statement. Persons with whom Perez had direct contact have also been quarantined. How it could come to infection, remained unanswered.
On Thursday afternoon it became known that the first real Test for Perez had delivered an "unclear" result. The second was then, a little later, certainty.
return of a German?
For the 30-Year-old, the other bad news in already troubled times are: For weeks is speculated that he loses his Cockpit with a Racing Point in the coming year to Sebastian Vettel. According to media reports, the Team, the next season, Aston Martin will be called to activate until this Friday, a clause of the contract.
Silverstone-race is to be continued is scheduled to take place
The program in Silverstone, without any real restrictions. "The FIA and the formula 1 defined processes have provided for rapid containment of a Case, will have no greater influence on the course of this weekend," it said in the official Statement.
In England, the Grand Prix can take place only in compliance with strict hygiene rules. Whoever has no negative Corona Test must not reside on the premises. Anyway, the number of those present was reduced in the run-up is already strong. Corona-testing of all attendees is required at least every five days repeatedly. In addition, a mask is compulsory for all. Also Comply with the distance rules is necessary and the various Teams should have no contact and to stay.
The king class had started their season in early July with strict Hygiene and infection control measures. Around the races, more than 4000 Tests per week for the drivers, the team carried out members, and other staff. During the first two season races in Spielberg, there was not a positive result. The first two corona cases were then in the week of the Hungary race, related to but not the main actor.
mak/wa (dpa, sid)
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