FORMULA ONE star Lando Norris has examined optimistic for coronavirus whereas on vacation in Dubai.
The McLaren driver, 21, has been pressured to self-isolate in his resort for 14 days after turning into the fourth F1 star to be struck down by the virus.
Lando Norris has examined optimistic for coronavirus whereas on vacation in DubaiCredit score: Splash Information
Lewis Hamilton, Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez have additionally contracted Covid-19 in latest months.
British racer Norris first reported a lack of style and odor earlier than alerting crew chiefs.
McLaren have now launched an announcement after Norris returned a optimistic coronavirus take a look at.
It learn: “McLaren can affirm that Lando Norris examined optimistic for Covid-19 yesterday in Dubai, the place he’s presently on vacation forward of a deliberate coaching camp.
“After recognising a lack of style and odor, he was examined instantly and knowledgeable the crew.
“Consistent with native rules, he’s now self-isolating at his resort for 14 days.
“He’s presently feeling properly and studies no different signs.”
Norris loved an excellent 2020 season by which he received his first podium end in Austria.
Norris had an excellent season in 2020, incomes his first podium and serving to McLaren to 3rd within the constructors’ championshipCredit score: Splash Information
The Brit additionally helped information McLaren to 3rd within the constructors’ championship.
And crew boss Zak Brown was stuffed with reward for Norris after the season’s finish.
Brown stated: “What you see is what you get with each of our drivers.
“I feel that’s one of many explanation why they’ve been so common and why Lando is so common.
“All the things that you just see him do, that’s him. He takes that upon himself, it’s real, it’s genuine.
“It’s nice to have somebody who spotlights points and agendas and it’s finished in a really genuine method. I feel it’s essential.
“I feel Lando has been a breath of contemporary air for the game, and he’s pleasing to observe.
“He’s truly a reasonably shy individual, however that doesn’t come by means of in his social media.
“He’s simply very genuine. I feel he’s very comfy in that surroundings.
“We’re very proud that he’s so comfy bringing that subject ahead in such a optimistic method.”
Happily for each Norris and McLaren, the racer won’t miss any races, with the season beginning in March.
Perez missed two Grands Prix for Racing Level final 12 months – changed by Nico Hulkenburg.
Stroll examined optimistic for Covid on the Eifel GP, whereas Hamilton missed the Sakhir GP having already clinched his record-seventh title.