Racing Point F1 driver Sergio Pérez will miss weekend’s British GP after testing positive for COVID-19. Pérez skipped his media commitments at the Silverstone circuit on Thursday following an inconclusive test. Subsequent testing confirmed that he had the virus.
- Pérez will be unable to participate in both races at Silverstone.
- Nico Hülkenberg is expected to replace him at Racing Point.
- All closely affiliated team members have been quarantined.
As per a statement released by F1 and its governing body the FIA, Pérez has entered self-quarantine “in accordance with the instructions of the relevant public health authorities, and will continue to follow the procedure mandated by those authorities.”
Since UK government guidelines mandate anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 to quarantine for 10 days, Pérez is also set to miss next week’s 70th…