Renault Academy Drivers Christian Lungaard, Caio Collet and Hadrien David have shared a video update from Tenerife where they are stuck in a quarantine zone.
Renault together with ART Grand Prix revealed about Lundgaard missing the ongoing FIA Formula 2 Championship test at Bahrain, where SMP Racing-backed Sergey Sirotkin is driving the Dane’s car. They informed about him being stuck at Tenerife.
Renault noted that Lundgaard was training for the upcoming season with no mention about other drivers. In a fresh video update, the French manufacturer confirmed the presence of Eurocup driver Collet and David along with the academy head Mia Sharizman.
All four are currently confined to their hotel in Tenerife where few cases of COVID-19 was detected. As per the video, all four are fit and are waiting to get out and return home. Other juniors like Guanyu Zhou, Max Fewtrell and Oscar Piastri are testing in Bahrain.
Here’s the statement/update from Renault along with a video:
“Renault Sport Racing confirms that Mia Sharizman, Renault Sport Academy Director, plus three members of the RSA – Christian Lundgaard, Caio Collet and Hadrien David – are held in Tenerife, where they were conducting winter training, after one guest at their hotel was identified as having the Coronavirus.
“Local health authorities have conducted their checks and none are demonstrating any sign of the virus. Everyone is fit and well, and they are continuing training within the hotel facilities. They would like to express their gratitude to the hotel for their support to make everyone feel as comfortable as possible.”
— Alpine F1 Team (@AlpineF1Team) March 2, 2020
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