Pirelli has confirmed that one of its staff has tested positive for the coronavirus in Melbourne.
Pirelli team tests positive for coronavirus. Last Thursday, McLaren became the first outfit to announce that a member of its team had tested positive for the virus, which saw it withdraw from the opening race of the 2020 season.
Now, a second F1-related person has been confirmed to have the virus in Melbourne, with Pirelli “closely monitoring the situation in line with public health policies and company guidelines”.
The Italian marque added that the person “not had any contact with third parties that required anyone else to take special preventative measures”.
It is not yet clear when the 2020 F1 season will start, as the Bahrain and Vietnam rounds have also been postponed.
The FIA and F1 declared that it was aiming to begin the season at the end of May.
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HIGHLIGHTS EPRIX 1 – DE VRIES WINS WET VALENCIA
|F1 PRE-SEASON TESTING 2023|
|Date||Morning Session||Afternoon Session|
|Day 1||23rd February||8:00am – 12:00pm||1:00pm – 5:00pm|
|Day 2||24th February||8:00am – 12:00pm||1:00pm – 5:00pm|
|Day 3||25th February||8:00am – 12:00pm||1:00pm – 5:00pm|
|2023 F1 Car Launches|
|Red Bull||RB19||03 February|
|Alfa Romeo||C43||07 February|
|Aston Martin||AMR23||13 February|
|Bahrain 2023||05 Mar|
|14:30 - 15:30||Free practice 1|
|18:00 - 19:00||Free practice 2|
|15:00 - 16:00||Free practice 3|
|18:00 - 19:00||Qualifying|
|18:00 - 20:00||Race|
|Bahrain||57 laps||308.238 km|
|2023 F1 Calendar|
|3||Australian||Albert P||2nd Apr.|
|4||Azerbaijan||Baku City||30th Apr.|
|5||Miami||Baku City||7th May|
|Drivers Standings 2023|