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News Formula 1: Pirelli employee second Corona case, McLaren mechanic "well recovered"

08:10  17 march  2020
08:10  17 march  2020 Source:   ran.de

ex-Formula 1 driver: Carlos Sainz deserves the hype about himself

 ex-Formula 1 driver: Carlos Sainz deserves the hype about himself © LAT Carlos Sainz is valued for his talent in the paddock The Spaniard Jaime Alguersuari praises his compatriot Carlos Sainz, who enjoys a high reputation in Formula 1 . According to the ex-Formula 1 driver, the McLaren driver is one of the best drivers in the field, which is why he is rightly associated with top cockpits in the premier class. The 30-year-old says to 'Marca': "If he has a car to keep up with the front, he will collect a lot of points and will often be on the podium.

Pirelli-Mitarbeiter wird zum zweiten Corona-Fall der F1 © PIXATHLONPIXATHLONSID Pirelli employee becomes the second Corona case of the F1

Hamburg (SID) - In Formula 1 there is the second positive case from COVID-19: According to a McLaren mechanic, an employee of the tire manufacturer Pirelli has also been infected with the corona virus. The Italian company announced this.

The employee is still in Australia, where last Friday's planned start to the season had been canceled last Friday, and is now "going through all the relevant procedures ordered by the Australian health authorities," Pirelli said.

Meanwhile, the affected McLaren mechanic has "recovered" as it was said and "shows no more symptoms". The 14 people he came into contact with were still in quarantine in Melbourne.

It is still open when the first race of the season can take place. The world association FIA recently wrote that Ferrari star Sebastian Vettel and Co. will probably only get into the car "probably at the end of May".

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