Leclerc and Bottas left 'bubbly' in Austria for a few days at home

10-07-2020 06:21
by GPblog.com
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Leclerc and Bottas left 'bubbly' in Austria for a few days at home

Formula 1 is in Austria for the second Grand Prix on the Red Bull Ring, but where the guidelines are very strict during the race weekend, it appears that this is not maintained at all on weekdays.

Thus it has become clear that drivers and teams are free to go back home during the week. Valtteri Bottas and Charles Leclerc returned to Monaco and were not alone. With this the drivers are out of the bubble, but according to the drivers and their team it is all according to the guidelines of Formula 1.

Drivers leaving Austria

''Of course I did ask if it was okay and the answer was yes. In the end it doesn't matter much whether I'm here or in Monaco with the same people'', says Bottas who flew back to Monaco with his girlfriend. The three days at home did Bottas good to recharge for race two.

Leclerc also flew back to Monaco and he even did extra corona tests to make sure he wasn't infected with the virus. ''I did go home, but I've been tested twice since then," says Leclerc according to Racefans.net.

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