Oliver Solberg would have made his second appearance in the WRC 1 class in Sardinia, but since the International Automobile Federation (FIA) and national regulations for corona require that everyone who has had close contact with an infected person be in a 14-day quarantine, the Värmlander will not start.

Petter Solberg tested positive on Monday after the competition in Portugal.

- You can only imagine how sad this is, but the most important thing is dad's health.

We have really seen examples of how dangerous this virus is.

Dad has a little fever but is otherwise in good condition, says Oliver Solberg in a press release.

- There will always be a new chance to drive the World Rally Championship.

I fully respect the laws and regulations that have been created to stop this pandemic, says Oliver Solberg

The text is updated.