By Charlotte Daly For Mailonline
Published: 16:58 BST, 8 October 2020 | Updated: 18:01 BST, 8 October 2020
Mercedes have confirmed that a member of their team has tested positive for Coronavirus ahead of this weekend's Eifel Grand Prix.
Mercedes have not revealed the identity of the positive member of their team but it is understood that the case does not involve either Lewis Hamilton or Valtteri Bottas.
F1's world champions say they are following the sport's protocols and are working closely with the FIA in the wake of the positive test.
Mercedes confirmed that a member of their team has tested positive for Coronavirus
Mercedes are also working hard to ensure the positive test will not disrupt Hamilton's bid to equal Michael Schumacher's record of 91 victories.
A Mercedes spokesperson has said: 'We can confirm that a team member has tested positive.
'This has been handled and is being handled in line with FIA protocols,