The team Mclaren seems to have improved in the last years of the Formula 1. After several seasons relegated to the bottom of the table, the British team began to stand up in the last championships, and the economy of the structure was solved. However, news of a sale shook the top-flight paddock.
This Friday, the CEO of McLaren, Zak Brown confirmed the partial sale of the equipment to a Saudi investment fund. Brown, who is isolated after testing positive for coronavirus this Thursday, confirmed the news to the media through a brief statement. Although no details of the sale were given, this will be to continue working on the development of the cars of the future.
“Positive news for our main shareholder McLaren Group with 640 million euros of new investment as part of our long-term financial plan“Brown assured the media from his isolation in Britain. However, this news did not go unnoticed and was picked up by all the European media.
In the preview of the British GP, the McLaren team also made headlines due to the presence of three positive cases in your box. Among those three cases was that of Zak Brown, the main figure of the British team, who must comply with isolation this week. Neither Lando norris, neither Daniel Ricciardo, are considered narrow cases, so they can run.
McLaren confirms today that three team members, including CEO Zak Brown, tested positive for COVID-19 during the rigorous testing program of the equipment prior to Grand Prix of Great Britain. None of our pilots are close contacts. The three cases are not connected and are isolated according to the Government. Team operations for Great Britain are not affected by these circumstances. “
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