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COVID stance may rule F1 medical car driver out of duty

Formula 1 medical car driver Alan van der Merwe risks missing more races, after his absence from Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix, due to his decision not to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Van der Merwe, 41, and F1 doctor Ian Roberts tested positive independently for the coronavirus ahead of the race and did not travel to Istanbul, with the FIA's Formula E crew standing in. Both had been in the medical car at the previous Russian Grand Prix in Sochi. The South African said on Twitter it was the second time he had contracted COVID-19 and he had not been vaccinated for personal reasons. 'From what we understand, there are a couple of countries that you probably won't be allowed to enter …...
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