The first case in the king class: formula-1-driver Perez tested positive

The formula 1 has its first Coronavirus case. The Mexican driver Sergio Perez tested positive for Covid-19. The Fia and the series informed the International au

The first case in the king class: formula-1-driver Perez tested positive

The formula 1 has its first Coronavirus case. The Mexican driver Sergio Perez tested positive for Covid-19. The Fia and the series informed the International automotive on Thursday evening. The 30-Year-old from a Team Racing Point may not now take part in the British Grand Prix on Sunday at Silverstone.

Perez was physically healthy and in a good mood, informed his team. "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. Only the second Test of Perez was positive. Previously, it had given a clear Test result and the Pilot had to be isolated away from the track as a precautionary measure. The world Cup-Sixth had had to abandon due to the complications in the short term, to the mandatory press conference at the race track and was missing the date beside his team-mate Lance Stroll.

Only in the case of a negative result, Perez would rise again on Friday, in his car, and in practice, Qualifying and the fourth world Cup race of the season can participate. The positive result of forcing him to Pause and quarantine. The sweep of the race but is not at risk. Racing Point must now respond and a replacement driver in the open Cockpit set. Question Stoffel Vandoorne from Belgium or Esteban Gutierrez from Mexico. Both have formula 1 experience. A decision should quickly fall, it was said by the team.

In the case of the first three race to the formula 1-restart it has not yet had a positive Corona case, the drivers or the employees of the Teams in the Motorsport king class given. Around 15 000 Tests two helpers in Hungary provided the single positive results. However, she had no contact with drivers.

Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 16:20

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