In the last hours the team Mclaren confirmed a news that shook several fans of the Formula 1. The British team confirmed that several members of the box, including the top manager, Zak Brown, who was going to participate in an exhibition at the Silverstone circuit. So much Lando norris What Daniel Ricciardo they are not considered close contacts.
“After the tests we do in the team for the Grand Prix of Great Britain, I have tested positive in covid-19. I have informed my close contacts and have isolated myself in accordance with the Government’s recommendations. I will stay connected to the team and support them safely from home, ”Zak Brown said in a statement.
For its part, the team itself released a statement confirming that two mechanics were also infected. McLaren today confirms that three team members, including CEO Zak Brown, tested positive for COVID-19 during the team’s rigorous testing program prior to the British Grand Prix. None of our pilots are close contacts ”.
“The three cases are not connected and are isolated according to the Government. The operations of the team for Great Britain are not affected by these circumstances ”, added from McLaren to finish, confirming that neither Norris nor Ricciardo will have to comply with the isolations indicated by the British health authorities.
McLaren had bittersweet moments this season. Lando Norris is constantly fighting for the podium and left the team in the top spots. As a most notable result, there is Norris’s first podium at the Monaco Grand Prix. On the other hand, Daniel Ricciardo put the other side of the coin and failed to fight well at the top this year.
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