Formular one champion Lewis hamilton will race in this weekend Abu Dhabi grand prix.
This was made known in a statement by his team Mercedes after confirming that hamilton tested negative for covid-19 on Wednesday and is ready to partake in Saturday’s race.
Hamilton missed the sakhir grand prix after testing positive last Tuesday, he was then replaced by fellow mercedes team mates, George russell.
The statement reads: ‘The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team is pleased to confirm that Lewis Hamilton will drive for the team in this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix,’ the world champions said in a statement late on Thursday evening.
‘Lewis tested negative for Covid-19 on Wednesday prior to completion of his self-isolation period in Bahrain. This enabled him to travel to Abu Dhabi on Thursday afternoon, and he tested negative on arrival.
‘Lewis has therefore completed the protocols required by the FIA for his entry to the paddock tomorrow and will be able to take part in the race weekend. ‘George Russell will return to Williams Racing for the final event of the 2020 season.’
Hamilton will hope to mark his return with a win.