Perez to miss 2nd F1 race after positive coronavirus test

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Sergio Perez will miss a 2nd Formula One race at Silverstone this week after once more checking out positive for the coronavirus. Germany’s Nico Hulkenberg is once more set to substitute Perez.

The Mexican driving force had was hoping to go back after spending seven days in quarantine, however his Racing Point crew stated Friday morning he had examined positive.

“He is physically well and recovering,” the crew stated.

“The whole team wishes Sergio and his family well and we look forward to his return.”

That way German veteran Nico Hulkenberg once more fills in for Sunday’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix after having additionally changed Perez for the British Grand Prix on the similar venue closing week. Hulkenberg didn’t get started that race as a result of an engine downside.

There are two consecutive weekends of racing at Silverstone as Formula One tries to pack in races following the pandemic-delayed get started to the season.

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