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Sergio Perez to miss British GP after testing positive for Covid-19

2020-07-31 08:56
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• Sergio Perez underwent a Covid-19 test and the results were positive.

• The driver is in self-isolation and will miss this weekend's British GP.

• Perez is the only one of the 20 drivers not cleared to race this weekend.

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Sergio Perez is in isolation after the Mexican driver returned a positive Covid-19 test result ahead of the British Grand Prix.

The Racing Point driver, 30, has been restested following a first test that came back as 'inconclusive'.

Perez, who was absent from his scheduled media duties at Silverstone on Thursday, will not be allowed to race here following the positive result.

It is understood that Perez is the only one of the 20 drivers to have tested positive. The others have been given the green light to race.

All members of the sport's travelling bubble have to be tested for the virus every five days.

The race at Silverstone on Sunday is the fourth round in five weeks, with another grand prix due to be held at the Northamptonshire circuit next weekend.

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