Lewis Hamilton has been cleared to compete on the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after returning a unfavourable coronavirus take a look at.
After finishing 10 days of quarantine in Bahrain, the seven-time world champion arrived in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
A press release from Method One’s governing physique the FIA learn: “The FIA, Method 1 and Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Staff can right now verify that Lewis Hamilton has returned a variety of unfavourable Covid-19 exams.
“He has accomplished his 10-day quarantine in Bahrain and was free to go away the nation based on the Bahraini well being authority laws.
“Lewis has now arrived in Abu Dhabi following affirmation from the authorities that he may achieve this and after quarantining has now acquired an extra unfavourable take a look at end result.”
Hamilton’s stand-in for final weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain, George Russell, will now return to Williams.
“The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Staff is happy to verify that Lewis Hamilton will drive for the group on this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix,” the world champions stated in a press release.
“Lewis examined unfavourable for Covid-19 on Wednesday previous to completion of his self-isolation interval in Bahrain. This enabled him to journey to Abu Dhabi on Thursday afternoon, and he examined unfavourable on arrival.
“Lewis has subsequently accomplished the protocols required by the FIA for his entry to the paddock tomorrow and can be capable of participate within the race weekend.
“George Russell will return to Williams Racing for the ultimate occasion of the 2020 season.”