Perez re-takes the COVID19 test at Silverstone


Racing Point driver Sergio Perez was forced to retake the Coronavirus, without being able to enter the Silverstone circuit that hosts the fourth round of the 2020 season of the F1 World Championship.

Formula 1, which returned to organizing races in the 2020 season, adheres to strict track procedures with no audiences and with comprehensive checks of all drivers, team members, track operators, organizers, and journalists.

Since the start of the season, no one’s result has been positive, With the exception of two cases in Hungary they were quickly isolatedIn other cases, all cases were negative and confirmed that there were no HIV infections.

But on Thursday, Peres was late and was unable to enter the circuit, the reason being that the result of his Corona virus test was “inconclusive”, whether negative or positive.

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For this reason, Peres had to repeat this examination, while awaiting the final result.

It should be noted that, if Perez is confirmed to be infected with the Coronavirus and the test result is positive, the Racing Point team will have to use their spare driver. They are most likely to hire one of the main drivers of the Mercedes team, Stoffel Vandorne and Esteban Gutiers.


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