Mercedes suffered a giant blow forward of the Eifel Grand Prix as a handful of their members examined optimistic for COVID-19 and few others needed to be quarantined.
As a substitute, a bunch of members flew in from their manufacturing facility to Nurburgring for the race weekend. Lewis Hamilton, who gained the Grand Prix later that weekend, took to Twitter to thank the members who made themselves out there as replacements.
“There isn’t a ‘I’ in workforce. You’ve all heard this saying earlier than however final weekend was really an instance of that. When just a few members of our workforce obtained struck with Covid final weekend, these guys flew in to avoid wasting the weekend.
“Thanks guys a lot! #WeWinAndWeLoseTogether,” his message learn.
There isn’t a “I” in workforce. You’ve all heard this saying earlier than however final weekend was really an instance of that. When just a few members of our workforce obtained struck with Covid final weekend, these guys flew out to avoid wasting the weekend. Thanks guys a lot! #WeWinAndWeLoseTogether pic.twitter.com/bRRvUhf3io
— Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) October 16, 2020
Each single member of any workforce performs an enormous function within the end result of a race weekend. Contemplating the truth that Mercedes had been down by over 10 members, it was at all times going to be a tall job for the workforce.
Other than discovering replacements for those who had been quarantined, the workforce needed to guarantee that the scenario doesn’t escalate from the place it was.
However with the way in which Mercedes dealt with the scenario, no additional circumstances had been reported inside the workforce as Mercedes had been ultimately given a inexperienced flag to race at Nurburgring.
Toto Wolff reveals what quarantine guidelines Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas needed to observe
Throughout the press convention at Nurburgring, Toto Wolff opened up concerning the quarantine guidelines each their drivers had been compelled to observe contemplating the COVID scare inside the workforce.
“Actually not an ideal scenario for them since you virtually stay like a Hermit. And that’s what they’re doing. They’re at house, they don’t seem to be going out for dinners. They don’t seem to be assembly every other folks.
“Throughout the workforce, we do debriefs through Zoom or Microsoft Groups. They don’t seem to be sitting with engineers. They’re sitting in their very own rooms. And we’re avoiding as a lot as doable any private contact with them.”
Following such strict quarantine guidelines, each the Mercedes drivers left the weekend unscathed of the virus and in any other case. To cheer the workforce up, Lewis even gifted Mercedes with a win at Nurburgring.
It was not only a win, however a win that equaled the legend, Michael Schumacher’s document of 91 wins in Formulation 1.