Perez to overlook 2nd F1 race after positive coronavirus take a look at

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Sergio Perez will miss a second Formula One race at Silverstone this week after once more testing positive for the coronavirus. Germany’s Nico Hulkenberg is once more set to interchange Perez.

The Mexican driver had hoped to return after spending seven days in quarantine, however his Racing Point workforce stated Friday morning he had examined positive.

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

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

That means 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 identical venue last week. Hulkenberg didn’t begin that race due to an engine drawback.

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

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