Perez tests negative for COVID-19, will race in Spain

Sergio Perez has missed the last two grands prix after twice testing positive for coronavirus. Niko Hulkenberg took his place for the Silverstone races.

Sergio Perez has recovered after contracting coronavirus.   -  Getty Images

Racing Point's Sergio Perez will race in Spain this weekend after his latest COVID-19 test was negative, the Formula One team said on Thursday.

The Mexican has missed the last two grands prix after contracting the virus.

“Checo (Perez) tested negative for COVID-19 and the FIA have confirmed he can enter the paddock today and compete this weekend,” the team said at the Circuit de Catalunya.

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