Racing Point driver Sergio Perez has been cleared to re-enter the Formula 1 paddock after testing negative for Covid-19 on Thursday morning.
Perez had been forced to sit out the British Grand Prix at Silverstone after returning a positive test two weeks ago.
The Mexican had hoped to return to action at the 70h Anniversary Grand prix, also at Silverstone, after completing a seven day period of self-isolation, but a second positive test saw Nico Hülkenberg remain in the drivers seat.
On Thursday morning ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix, Racing Point confirmed: "We're pleased to share the news that Sergio Perez has tested negative for Covid-19. The FIA have confirmed that Checo can return to the F1 paddock and he will compete for the team in this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix."
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