Tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, Sergio Perez was immediately placed in isolation and will not be able to compete in the British Grand Prix, nor that of the 70th anniversary next weekend, still at Silverstone, because he must respect a ten-day quarantine. In a video published Friday morning, the Racing Point driver expresses his sadness and says he returned to Mexico after the Hungarian Grand Prix, to see his mother who had an accident. “As you know, I tested positive for Covid-19. I am extremely disappointed and sad, says the Mexican. It was one of the saddest days of my career. We have prepared this weekend thoroughly to be 100%, the car is very efficient and my team did a great job. “ Sergio Perez “I followed all the instructions of the FIA, of my team” “I am very sad to have been infected, but it just shows how vulnerable we are all to this virus, he adds. I followed all the instructions from the FIA, from my team. After Hungary I took a private plane to Mexico for two days to see my mother because she had a big accident. As soon as she left the hospital, I was allowed to see her. Then I returned to Europe, still following the same protocols. And I caught it, I don’t know where. I have no symptoms. I want to thank my fellow pilots, my team, the authorities, the fans, for all their support. “ “It’s a difficult time to live, but I’m sure I will come back stronger, he concludes. Stay safe, watch out for yourself and your loved ones and I hope to see you back on a circuit very soon. ““data-reactid =” 19 “> In a video published Friday morning, Sergio Perez, tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, recounts his disappointment at having to miss several races, and explains having returned to Mexico after the Hungarian Grand Prix. Tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, Sergio Perez was immediately placed in isolation and will not be able to compete in the British Grand Prix, nor that of the 70th anniversary next weekend, still at Silverstone, because he must respect a ten-day quarantine. In a video published Friday morning, the Racing Point driver expresses his sadness and says he returned to Mexico after the Hungarian Grand Prix, to see his mother who had an accident. “As you know, I tested positive for Covid-19. I am extremely disappointed and sad, says the Mexican. It was one of the saddest days of my career. We have prepared this weekend thoroughly to be 100%, the car is very efficient and my team did a great job. “ Sergio Perez “I followed all the instructions of the FIA, of my team” “I am very sad to have been infected, but it just shows how vulnerable we are all to this virus, he adds. I followed all the instructions from the FIA, from my team. After Hungary I took a private plane to Mexico for two days to see my mother because she had a big accident. As soon as she left the hospital, I was allowed to see her. Then I returned to Europe, still following the same protocols. And I caught it, I don’t know where. I have no symptoms. I want to thank my fellow pilots, my team, the authorities, the fans, for all their support. “ “It’s a difficult time to live, but I’m sure I will come back stronger, he concludes. Stay safe, watch out for yourself and your loved ones and I hope to see you back on a circuit very soon. “