F1: Zak Brown to miss British GP after testing positive

McLaren Racing confirmed today that three team members, including CEO Zak Brown, tested positive for covid-19 during the team’s rigorous testing program before the British Grand Prix. Neither of their drivers were in close contact.

All three cases are unconnected and now isolating in accordance with government guidelines. The team’s operations for the British Grand Prix are unaffected.

In a tweet, Brown said he would be working from home throughout the race weekend.

“Following our team’s pre-event testing for the British GP, I’ve tested positive for covid-19. I’ve notified all my close contacts and isolating in accordance with govt guidelines. I’ll still be connected to and supporting the team safely from home,” he wrote.