Jost Capito is forced to miss the upcoming Saudi Arabian Grand Prix due to contracting the COVID-19.


  • The Williams CEO and team principal tested positive for coronavirus before travelling to Jeddah.
  • Other team members have not been affected by the virus.


  • “The FIA and Formula 1 can confirm that Williams Racing CEO and Team Principal Jost Capito has tested positive for COVID-19 prior to travelling to Jeddah for this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.”
  • “Jost is now following UK national health authority guidelines.”
  • “There has been no wider impact on Williams Racing personnel and the team will continue to operate trackside as planned.”

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