F1 confirms no COVID-19 cases in past 7 days

2020 Austrian GP Friday

Formula 1 has confirmed that no team or organisational personnel have tested positive for Covid-19, with more than 4,000 tests administered prior to the Austrian Grand Prix.

Anyone travelling to the Red Bull Ring for the first race of the season was required to take a test, with Formula 1 providing 4,032 tests to drivers, teams and personnel between 26 June and 2 July.

Further tests will be administered every five days while events are ongoing to ensure there is no spread of the virus within the paddock.

“The FIA and Formula 1 can today confirm that between Friday 26th June and Thursday 2nd July, 4,032 drivers, teams and personnel were tested for COVID-19,” Formula 1 said in a statement.

“Of these, zero people have tested positive. The FIA and Formula 1 are providing this aggregated information for the purposes of competition integrity and transparency. No specific details as to teams or individuals will be provided by the FIA or Formula 1 and results will be made public every seven days.”