Masi explains what happens after a corona infection: "The show must go on"
By Robert McGillivray 31 July 2020 | 10:07
Michael Masi explains how Formula 1 continues after a positive corona infection amongst drivers. Since the problems prior to the Australian Grand Prix, which was cancelled due to the virus, a protocol list was made available by the organization.
"Of course the health of Sergio Pérez is at the forefront now," reports the Formula 1 race director. "However, the show must go on, so in the morning (before the first free practice, Red.) a reserve driver will be appointed immediately".
In the meantime, local medics take care of Pérez, who is doing well under the circumstances. "He's in isolation and is being watched closely. Although supported by us, it's up to the medics".
FIA and F1 must approve substitute Pérez
On Friday morning Racing Point is allowed to propose a replacement for the Mexican driver. "The replacement driver will be put forward in consultation with us. In circumstances like these we can of course approve", Masi explains. (Photo: YouTube/F1)
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