Formula One and the FIA announced on Monday that one person tested positive for the novel Covid-19 during the 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix race weekend.
The FIA and Formula One have made tremendous effort since the sport returned to action at last year’s season-opening Austrian Grand Prix. Both the governing body and the Commercial Rights’ Holder have delivered great efforts to ensure the action can continue in a safe manner for the teams, drivers, travelling staff and the people working on the hosting venues.
Since the start of the 2020 season, the FIA and Formula 1 have been providing aggregated information from each Grand Prix for the purposes of competition integrity and transparency.
The sport confirmed on Monday that at the 2021 FIA Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, between Monday 31st May and Sunday 6th June, 4,630 tests for COVID-19 were performed on drivers, teams and personnel. Of these tests, one person tested positive.