McLaren have today decided to take no part in this weekend’s Australian Gran Prix after a member of their team tested positive for coronavirus.
The team have confirmed the individual will now enter a period of quarantine.
Lewis Hamilton has described Formula 1’s decision to go ahead with the race as “shocking” with multiple members involved developing symptoms and self-isolating.
“I am very, very surprised we’re here. It’s great we have races but it’s shocking we’re sitting in this room.” said the six-time world champion.
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