The Coronavirus pandemic is sparing no one. The latest celebrity to test positive for Covid-19 is Idris Elba. Netizens, however, were quick to notice that Elba had been near reigning 6 time World champion Lewis Hamilton.
This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing
Formula 1 stands canceled The Formula 1 season opener was canceled at the 11th hour after the McLaren pulled out of the race. Subsequent races in Bahrain and Vietnam were also called off.The races in Spain, Netherlands and Monaco are still on. But an announcement by the Monaco government means that the street race is all set to be canceled.Initially, teams were not on the same page regarding the race. The internet too had mixed reactions regarding the Australian Grand Prix being the only sporting event in the world to go ahead as per schedule.
While the decision may disappoint petrol heads and starve them of wheel-to-wheel action, the safety of the racers, teams, fans, and staff is paramount. With factory production having stopped and racers on an impromptu extended break, the earliest we can expect to see any racing action is in June. But even that is subject to the scenario at the time.