No matter how safe the teams "Bubbles" are, Sergio Perez has tested positive for COVID 19. The team issued the statement below saying firstly they wish him well and look forward to him being back in the car. Secondly they have said they will be looking to run 2 cars this race weekend. They will be issuing a statement shortly with their plans moving forward. What ever the team combo, we hope Perez a speedy recovery.
BWT Racing Statement Below:
Sergio to miss British Grand Prix weekend
Following the announcement that Sergio has tested positive for COVID-19 at the Silverstone Circuit ahead of the Formula 1 Pirelli British Grand Prix, the team regrets to announce that he will be unable to participate in this weekend’s race.
Sergio is physically well and in good spirits, but he will continue to self-isolate under the guidelines of the relevant public health authorities, with safety the ultimate priority for the team and the sport.
The entire team wishes Sergio well and looks forward to welcoming him back into the cockpit of the RP20 soon.
Our intention is to race two cars on Sunday. We will communicate the next steps for our British Grand Prix weekend in due course.