The French Pierre Gasly, team driver AlphaTauri de F1, tested positive for coronavirus and he is isolated at home, the athlete himself has confirmed.
“I hope they are well and healthy. I wanted to let you know that I tested positive for COVID-19. I have notified all the people with whom I have been in contact during these last days ”, Gasly wrote on social media.
In addition, he confirmed that he is confined to his home. “Currently I am self-isolated and following the protocol established by the local health authorities. I feel fine and I will follow my training plan from home ”, stressed.
Gasly, who achieved his first win in F.1 in the Italian Grand Prix Held in Monza last year, it is the last of the Maxima pilots to be infected with coronavirus.
Last season, the Mexican Sergio Pérez, the Canadian Lance stroll and current champion, the British Lewis Hamilton, contracted the virus, and, in recent weeks, the British also suffered from it Lando Norris (McLaren) and the Monegasque Charles Leclerc (Ferrari).
The 2021 season will begin with the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28, after the Australian Grand Prix, scheduled for a week before, was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.