English Lewis Hamilton, team driver Mercedes de F1, will compete this weekend in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, last round of the World Cup, after giving negative in the last two tests of coronavirus and comply with the protocol of the International Automobile Federation.
"Mercedes is delighted to confirm that Lewis Hamitlon will be able to compete this weekend in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix"announced the team of the world champion, who missed the Sakhir Grand Prize last weekend after testing positive for COVID-19 on December 1.
The seven-time world champion tested negative after being isolated in Bahrain and again tested negative upon arrival in Abu Dhabi this Thursday. "Lewis tested negative for COVID-19 on Wednesday after his period of isolation in Bahrain, which allowed him to travel to Abu Dhabi on Thursday morning, and tested negative on another test upon arrival.", it adds.
“In this way, Hamilton has complied with the protocols required by the FIA for his entry into the paddock on Friday and he will be able to start the weekend. George Russell will return to the Williams team for the last Grand Prix of the season ”, ends, revealing the unknown about the presence of a Hamilton who last week was replaced at a high level by Russell.