Yesterday it was revealed the junior Stroll tested positive after he was forced out of that event complaining of an upset stomach. Stroll said he would take ‘all necessary actions’ to prove the team’s innocence. As per reports, Stroll’s next investment target seemed to be in … “They are dragging our name through the mud and I will not stand by nor accept this. 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F1 "My team has worked tirelessly to deliver the competitive car we have on the grid. “He continued to isolate for ten days from the date of the test, in line with local regulations. Speedcafe.com reserves the right to deny any post that is abusive or offtopic. Who's backing this guy for a podium today? I am truly upset to see the poor sportsmanship of our competitors. “In line with Racing Point’s enhanced testing protocol, under which all team members are tested on return from a Grand Prix, Lance took a COVID-19 test at home and received a positive result the next day. Official Website of the BWT Racing Point Formula One Team. Lance was in the paddock on Thursday morning in Portugal and is set to contest the Portuguese Grand Prix weekend. Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll returned a positive Covid 19 test on the same day as his son Lance, Team Principal Otmar Szafnauer has confirmed. “I am appalled by the way Renault, McLaren, Ferrari and Williams have taken this opportunity to appeal, and in doing so attempted to detract from our performances,” said Stroll. Racing Point were docked 15 points and fined £361,000 for running rear brake ducts on their current RP20 car which were too similar to the design of those on last year's Mercedes. 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Lawrence Stroll was not present at either the Russian or Eifel Grands Prix. âLawrence has missed more than just a couple of races, and thatâs because heâs got some big responsibilities at Aston Martin,â Szafnauer added when talking to media via Zoom on Thursday morning. “I do not often speak publicly, however I am extremely angry at any suggestion we have been underhand or have cheated – particularly those comments coming from our competitors,” said Stroll, who is also executive chairman of British sportscar maker Aston Martin, in a statement. “Lance had first reported an upset stomach during the Russian Grand Prix week and subsequently tested negative for COVID-19 several times, tests taken in line with both the FIA and Racing Point’s own protocols. “As stated by Lance on social media this morning, Racing Point can confirm that he tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday 11th of October,” said Otmar Szafnauer, Team Principal at Racing Point F1. “My team has worked tirelessly to deliver the competitive car we have on the grid. They’ve subsequently been tested again ahead of this weekend’s Portuguese Grand Prix with no positive results returned. “The upset stomach symptoms returned on Saturday which forced Lance to withdraw from the race and stay in his motorhome away from the paddock. Ferrari, McLaren, Renault and Williams are intending to appeal a stewards’ decision to fine Racing Point 400,000 euros (361,506 pounds) and dock them 15 points in a row over copied parts. Racing Point's origins lie in the Jordan Grand Prix team, which first raced in 1991. The owner of the Racing Point F1 team, Lawrence Stroll, also tested positive for coronavirus, Crash.net has learned. Lance Stroll and Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll tested positive for Covid-19 Racing Point driver Lance Stroll and his billionaire father Lawrence Stroll, who … Some comments may require approval before being published which can take up to 48 hours. A decline in performance followed, culminating in the team being sold to the Midland Group in 2005 and being renamed Midland F1 Racing for the 2006season. Comments require approval before being published. Racing Point were found by stewards to have contravened the sporting regulations, rather than the technical ones, and are free to continue using their contentious brake duct designs without further penalty.