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‘Positive case of COVID-19 could shut down the race'

The Chief Health Officer for Victoria says a positive test for COVID-19 within the Formula 1 paddock could result in a call to effectively shut down the Australian GP. Three members of the Formula 1 paddock are currently awaiting test results for the coronavirus, having presented with symptoms of COVID-19 on Wednesday. One is from McLaren, with a further two from Haas – all are currently self-isolating in their hotels while they await their test results. However, if any of these personnel are confirmed to be infected with COVID-19, it has implications for the teams as other personnel who were in contact with them would need to be tested and quarantined – reducing the crew size...
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