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Ferrari Driver Charles Leclerc Tests Positive For COVID-19

Charles Leclerc acknowledged that he had “mild symptoms” and was isolating at his dwelling in his native Monaco.© Twitter

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc introduced on Thursday that he had examined optimistic for Covid-19, two days after Formula One was compelled to postpone two of subsequent season’s Grands Prix. “I want to let you know that I have tested positive for Covid-19,” the Monegasque driver mentioned on Twitter. “I learned that I have been in contact with a positive case and immediately went into self-isolation… A subsequent test I took has come back positive.” Leclerc, 23, added that he had “mild symptoms” and was isolating at his dwelling in his native Monaco.


He completed eighth final season after making simply two podium finishes in a dreadful 17-race marketing campaign for Ferrari, by which four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel slumped to 13th within the drivers’ standings.

The optimistic take a look at should not have any rapid impression on Leclerc’s prospects for the approaching season, which does not begin till the Bahrain GP on March 28.


On Tuesday this yr’s Australian GP, the standard season opener, was pushed again till November because the coronavirus pandemic compelled a 2021 calendar rejig. 

The Chinese GP was additionally shelved with no new date for that race but scheduled.

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