The German Jost capito, executive director of the team Williams de F1, the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix of this weekend after giving coronavirus positive before traveling to the Saudi kingdom.
"Williams can confirm that Chief Executive Officer and Chief Jost Capito has tested positive for COVID-19 before traveling to Jeddah for this weekend's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix."explained the Grove team in a statement.
“Jost is following the health recommendations of the UK authorities. There has been no broader impact on the Williams staff and the team will continue to operate on the track as planned. "the team added.
The penultimate date of the 2021 F.1 World Championship, which will also mark the first GP in the history of the category in Saudi Arabia, will be very special for Williams as it is the first after the death of its founder, Frank Williams.
Both the team and the category itself have scheduled different tributes for the deceased team-manager.