Corona breaks through Formula One through Perez


LONDON – Mexican Sergio Perez has become the first driver to become infected with the new Corona virus since the late start of the Formula One World Championships, according to the organizers of the championship and his team, Racing Point and the FIA.
On Thursday, Peres missed the press conference devoted to the Great Britain Prize, the fourth stage of the World Championship, because he was in self-isolation after an “inconclusive” result of the examination of “Covid-19”, according to what his team initially reported, before the result of the repeated examination came positive, what would deprive him From participating in the race that takes place on the Silverstone circuit on Sunday.
And Sergio Perez will not participate in the Great Britain Prize race this weekend, after he underwent a positive examination to uncover + Covid-19+, he said.
As for “Via”, he said, “Peres entered into a self-quarantine in line with the relevant public health authorities instructions, and will continue to follow the procedure imposed by those authorities,” adding “with the assistance of the local organizer of the British Grand Prix, the local health authorities and delegate of the + Concerning + Covid-19+, a full tracking and tracing initiative has been implemented and all those in close contact (Peres) have been isolated. “
He stressed that “the measures that have been put in place by Via and Formula One, ensure a rapid containment of an accident that will not have a wider impact on this weekend’s event.”
All participants in the first class world championships, including drivers, crews, administrators, mechanics and journalists, must undergo periodic checks, with a total number of five thousand per week, to ensure that they are not infected with the Corona virus, which postponed the start of the season from March until early July.
The results of the first examination that the thirty-year-old underwent was not “critical”, according to Raising Point.
“After the announcement that Sergio was positive with Covid-19 at the Silverstone circuit before the Formula One Great Britain, the team is sorry to announce that it will not be able to participate in this weekend’s race,” he said in a statement.
“Sergio is in good physical and moral terms, but he will continue to be self-segregated under the guidelines of the relevant public health authorities, with safety given the highest priority for the team and the sport,” he said.
“The entire team wishes to hope for a recovery for Sergio and is looking forward to welcoming him again at the earliest time …”, revealing, “Our goal is to race two cars on Sunday. We will unveil the next steps for the weekend at the appropriate time.”
The tournament organizers confirmed that the name of the second driver of the team will be announced later.
Canadian Perez colleague, Lance Stroll, was forced to represent the team alone on Thursday at the drivers’ press conference.
The Mexican became the first driver to be infected with the virus since the resumption of the season on July 5 in the Austrian race.
Racing Point will have to hire a reserve driver with Mercedes, according to an agreement signed between the two parties, the Belgian Stoffel Vandorne and Mexican Esteban Gutierrez.
The British Grand Prix will be held on the Silverstone circuit on Sunday, behind closed doors in the face of fans, as are all races held to date within the amended calendar for the season 2020.


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