LEWIS HAMILTON has revealed he is endured the ‘hardest week in a while’ after testing constructive for coronavirus.
The seven-time F1 world champion, 35, missed the Sakhir GP after being hit hard by the virus.
Hamilton shared a video to reassure followers he was feeling higher and hopeful of racing in Abu Dhabi this weekendCredit score: Twitter
Hamilton has now opened up on his horror week and revealed he hopes to be match and properly for the ultimate race of the season in Abu Dhabi this weekend.
In a video on his social media, Hamilton mentioned: “Hello everybody, I hope you are all properly.
“I do know I’ve not been in contact a lot this week however it’s positively been one of many hardest weeks that I’ve had for a while.
“I’ve simply been specializing in recovering and making an attempt to get again in form so I can get again within the automotive and race… the ultimate race in Abu Dhabi.
“I wakened in the present day feeling nice and I acquired my first exercise in…
“So I simply needed to ship you guys a message of positivity and allow you to know I am OK.
“[I want to] thank each, single considered one of you for sending me the superb messages and movies.
“I actually, actually respect it.
George Russell took Hamilton’s seat for the Sakhir GP and would have received however for what Mercedes boss Toto Wolff referred to as a ‘colossal f***-up’Credit score: AFP
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“I hope that wherever you might be you are staying constructive and preventing by way of no matter it’s that you just’re dealing with.
“I hope that I can get again within the automotive quickly.
“Sending you guys love.”
Final week, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff revealed Hamilton was ‘not nice’ after lacking his first race since 2007 as he was pressured to self-isolate.
However Russell will seemingly be dropped once more with Hamilton seemingly match and able to accomplice Valtteri Bottas in Abu Dhabi – the ultimate race of 2020.
Nevertheless, eagle-eyed followers reckon Russell might pinch Bottas’ seat for 2021 after the Finn eliminated all point out of Mercedes from his Instagram bio.
Russell, in the meantime, eliminated all point out of Williams – having spent 2020 on mortgage on the crew earlier than being recalled for Sakhir.