‘Better today than following’: Daniel Ricciardo tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of F1 start
McLaren motorist Daniel Ricciardo has actually examined favorable for COVID-19 yet the Australian will certainly be out of seclusion in time for next week’s Bahrain season-opener, the Formula 1 team stated on Friday.
Bottom line: Daniel Ricciardo’s preparation for following week’s beginning of the Formula 1 season has actually been interrupted
The 32-year-old had really felt unhealthy given that Wednesday, and missed out on screening at the Sakhir circuit on Thursday and Friday, yet the group claimed in a statement their 2021 Italian general practitioner champion was already on the mend.They added
that Ricciardo would certainly remain to separate in accordance with regional guidelines.
“Under these policies Daniel will certainly be launched in time for following weekend break’s … Bahrain Grand Prix,” the team declaration claimed.
“Daniel is currently starting to feel better, and we want him well for a fast healing.”
Loading Practice for the opening race is following Friday and Ricciardo will certainly enter into it without having driven the cars and truck since Barcelona on February 24.
British teammate Lando Norris, 22, checked in Ricciardo’s lack and will certainly be back in the car for the last day on Saturday.”Better this week than following,” stated Ricciardo on Twitter.
“Large many thanks to Lando & & McLaren for the heavy training, I owe you some beers (milk for Lando).”
Bahrain is something of a home race for McLaren, with the group bulk possessed by the Gulf kingdom’s sovereign mutual fund Mumtalakat.Ricciardo completed 7th
last year with Norris fourth.Reuters Published at Fri, 11 Mar 2022 16:14:00 -0500