Does he wear a square flag? Lewis Hamilton has been seen for the first time since recovering from the Coronavirus when he arrived at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix training in a very striking outfit.
- Lewis Hamilton climbed the track in Abu Dhabi after missing the Sakhir Grand Prix
- Pictured upon arrival with his Bulldog Roscoe, at Yas Marina
- The FIA has confirmed Hamilton has tested negative for Covid-19 before his return
- The British driver got a full pass amid much secrecy from the local authorities
Lewis Hamilton has gotten back into action dramatically after his ordeal over coronavirus by taking part in practice ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
The Mercedes driver gave all clarity amid a lot of secrecy by the local authorities after he was discharged.
He hit the right track in the company of his dear Roscoe Bulldog, wearing an eye-catching black-and-white outfit, a bucket hat and a face mask.
Lewis Hamilton has returned from his dismissal due to the Coronavirus and will train in Abu Dhabi
Hamilton sped off the track in Abu Dhabi and got used to his car again
The Mercedes driver was brought down at the Yas Marina circuit on Friday morning
Hamilton set out for a stroll as he prepares to return to the cockpit after missing the last race
Shortly after his arrival, the seven-time world champion is back in the cockpit and feels the race track before the final race of the season.
He was absent from the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain – the first race he missed since his Formula 1 debut in 2007.
Mercedes, knowing the depth of his desire, promised to give him until the last minute to prove his fitness.
Hamilton’s dear pet, Roscoe, was on his way, too, as he withstood the warm conditions of Abu Dhabi
The British driver has won in Abu Dhabi before and will be looking for a repeat performance
Hamilton spent a 10-day quarantine in Bahrain. The FIA has confirmed that its test result is negative for Covid, which is a prerequisite for entering Abu Dhabi.
All F1 communities are stationed on Yas Island close to the track after being scanned upon arrival at the airport.
Although most of the group of 1,200 arrived here on a series of charter flights on Monday, Hamilton was allowed a special exemption to land on Thursday.
This is bad news for George Russell, his fellow Englishman, who got into the breakout a week ago and nearly won the race only to be hit by a foul and then punctured foul.
Hamilton is desperate to return to the cockpit after missing the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain
“The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 team is pleased to confirm that Lewis Hamilton will lead the team in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend,” the world champion said in a statement late Thursday evening.
Lewis tested negative for Covid-19 on Wednesday before his self-isolation period ended in Bahrain. This enabled him to travel to Abu Dhabi on Thursday afternoon, and he underwent a negative test upon arrival.
So Lewis has completed the protocols required by the FIA to get into the circuit and will be able to compete in the race weekend. “George Russell will return to Williams Racing in the final event of the 2020 season.”
George Russell, who had stood with Hamilton in the Sakhir Grand Prix, returned to Williams
Russell ruthlessly stole the win in his debut for the world champion last weekend
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