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F1 - Statement on COVID-19 Test Result for Williams Racing Acting Team Principal Simon Roberts

11.11.20

11.11.2020

The FIA and Formula 1 can confirm that Williams Racing Acting Team Principal Simon Roberts has tested positive for COVID-19 prior to travelling to Istanbul for this weekend’s Turkish Grand Prix. 

Simon returned a negative test on Monday during the team’s regular COVID testing schedule, however after displaying minor symptoms he underwent a further test this morning which returned a positive result and is now isolating for the required 10-day period as per UK national guidelines. Simon has not been in close contact with any other members of the Williams Racing team, and the team will continue to operate trackside as planned.