The Williams Racing Formula One Team confirmed on Thursday that CEO and Team Principal Jost Capito has tested positive for COVID-19.
The news means that Capito will miss this weekend’s inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as he self isolates back in the UK.
In a statement Williams said:
Williams Racing can confirm that CEO and Team Principal Jost Capito has tested positive for COVID-19 prior to travelling to Jeddah for this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Jost is now following UK national health authority guidelines. There has been no wider impact on Williams Racing personnel and the team will continue to operate trackside as planned