Sergio Perez has conceded to enduring one of the saddest days of his career after testing positive for Covid-19.
The Racing Point driver is out of this weekend's British Grand Prix, and will be replaced by Nico Hulkenberg.
It is almost certain Perez will also sit out next weekend's 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone given the 10-day quarantine order now in place in the United Kingdom that came into force this week.
Perez has revealed to undertaking a trip to Mexico following the Hungarian Grand Prix to see his mother, who had been involved in an accident, but insists he adhered to all the FIA protocols.
Speaking in a video message via his Twitter feed, Perez said: "As you know I tested positive for Covid-19. I'm extremely sad, probably one of the saddest days in my career.
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