The Mexican pilot Sergio Perez (Racing Point) has acknowledged living “one of the saddest days” of his career, after confirming the positive for coronavirus that will prevent you from arguing he Grand Prix of Great Britain, and has explained that got it during a trip to your country to visit his mother after an accident.
“I am very sad, without a doubt this is one of the saddest days of my career. I put my preparation, all my focus, so many things for this weekend, and for something that is not in your hands... It just shows how vulnerable we all are. For my part I will follow all the recommendations of my team and the FIA toverbatim, “said Pérez in a video posted on his social networks.
The Central American wanted to explain his movements in the last days. “After Hungary I took a private flight to go to Mexico and see my mom, who had a very bad accident. I was there for a few days and returned to Europe. I feel perfect, thank God I have no symptoms, in fact I was going to run yesterday morning when I got the news. In the end you put everything in perspective and I think that today the important thing is my health, to get rid of this well and that soon I can be on the slopes, “he wished.
Finally, the Racing Point driver wanted to give thanks and leave a warning against the coronavirus. “I want to thank all my fellow pilots who have helped me so much. Unfortunately it was my turn and I hope it will be the last case in our sport. We cannot let our guard down at any time, “he settled.
Hülkenberg, substitute in the GP of Great Britain
Racing Point confirmed this Friday that the German Nico Hülkenberg he will replace Sergio Pérez in the Formula One Great Britain Grand Prix.
His absence at Silverstone gives Nico Hülkenberg a chance to ride the car, whom Racing Point trusts for his “familiarity” with the team and their experience in Formula OneRacing Point said in a statement.
Hülkenberg will be the fellow Canadian Lance Stroll at Silverstone, where next Sunday will be the fourth race of the season.
? Racing Point hopes that Hülkenberg, who was part of the team between 2014 and 2016, can minimize the absence of Sergio Pérez and take the opportunity to get a good performance out of the car.