Hamilton Tests positive for COVID; Will Miss Sakhir Grand Prix

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Formula 1 is having a week. After the horrific crash involving Romain Grosjean at the start of Sunday’s race, late last night it was announced that seventime champion lewis hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Sunday’s race on the Bahrain outer circuit. He may also miss the finale in Abu Dabi on December 13 due to tight COVID restrictions there. More on this story later today. The official announcement from Mercedes: