Lewis Hamilton To Miss Sakhir Grand Prix With Covid-19

Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain after testing positive for coronavirus.

His team, Mercedes, said the seven-time world champion woke with mild symptoms on Monday and tested positive at a subsequent test and again at a retest.

Hamilton, who is new self-isolating, won the Bahrain Grand Prix at the same circuit on Sunday.

Mercedes say a replacement will be named in due course.