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Lewis Hamilton's a hermit as Mercedes reports another COVID positive

He and Bottas are 'sitting in their own rooms' until they step into their cars

A Mercedes spokesman said the entire team had been tested again after the first positive showed up on Thursday ahead of the weekend's Eifel Grand Prix at Germany's Nuerburgring circuit. "Every loss of an important member in the garage affects the race but I think we've got it under control," Wolff told reporters. The Austrian said every precaution was being taken to shield six-times world champion Hamilton and Bottas, who is 44 points behind the Briton after 10 races, at the racetrack and els

Valtteri Bottas wins 2020 Russian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton crossed the line first but faced a 10-second penalty

Hamilton's Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas cruised to the win Sunday after Hamilton, who was leading, was penalized 10 seconds for practicing his starts in the wrong place before the race. Hamilton came into the race looking to match Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 wins in Formula One but had to settle for third behind Bottas and Max Verstappen.

Bottas is feeling the heat in Mercedes' black overalls

Uniforms and livery are in black this season to symbolize racial equality

Mercedes changed their car and clothing livery this season from silver to black in support of the sport's anti-racism campaign and to emphasise a team pledge to improve diversity. Bottas told reporters after sweating through Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix that he had shed three kilos over the 66-lap race. Bottas finished third on Sunday and is now 43 points behind team mate, six-times world champion and race winner Lewis Hamilton, the sport's only Black driver.

Valtteri Bottas wins F1's season-opening Austrian GP

Hamilton finished fourth after a five-second time penalty for causing a collision

Valtteri Bottas won a chaotic season-opening Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday while Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton finished fourth after getting a late time penalty. Bottas took a knee as he received the winners’ trophy and the podium trio held up a black T-shirt with “End Racism” written on it. The race was interrupted three times by a safety car and nine of 20 drivers abandoned, including both Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Alexander Albon — who tried to overtake Hamilton on the outside w

Lewis Hamilton wins Russian Grand Prix in 1-2 victory for Mercedes

Ferrari's team order drama cost the Scuderia a possible win

Lewis Hamilton coasted to a comfortable victory and led a Mercedes one-two finish at the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday to tighten his grip on a sixth World Championship. In a calamitous few laps for Ferrari, the Italian team threw away a possible one-two finish of its own after Sebastian Vettel broke down and Charles Leclerc dropped from first to third. Valtteri Bottas followed team-mate Hamilton home at the Sochi Autodrome as Mercedes secured the full quota of points.

Charles Leclerc triggers Ferrari frenzy with Italian GP win

'He did a great job, congratulations to Ferrari,' said championship leader Lewis Hamilton

Charles Leclerc triggered frenzied Ferrari celebrations on Sunday after holding off a race-long Mercedes challenge to take the Italian Formula One team's first home grand prix victory since 2010. Valtteri Bottas was second for Mercedes with five-times world champion Lewis Hamilton a distant third after tyre wear took its toll in a thrilling battle with the 21-year-old Monegasque. "What a race! I have never been so tired," gasped Leclerc as a sea of fans, starved of success at Monza since Fern

Lewis Hamilton scores dominant French Grand Prix victory

The top four finished in the order they started

The top four finished in the order they started.

Lewis Hamilton on pole in France, Sebastian Vettel only seventh

Mercedes locks out the front row as Hamilton sets new track record

Mercedes locks out the front row as Hamilton sets new track record.

Lewis Hamilton back on top after victory at the Spanish Grand Prix

It's Mercedes' fifth one-two of the season

It's Mercedes' fifth one-two of the season.

Lewis Hamilton wins the 2019 Chinese Grand Prix

F1's 1,000th race was another Mercedes 1-2

F1's 1,000th race was another Mercedes 1-2.

Valtteri Bottas on pole for Formula One's 1,000th race

Mercedes locks out the front row at the 2019 Chinese Grand Prix

Mercedes locks out the front row at the 2019 Chinese Grand Prix.

Heartbreak for Leclerc as Hamilton wins 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix

'It's part of racing and we'll come back stronger.'

"It's part of racing and we'll come back stronger."

Valtteri Bottas and Mercedes dominate Australian Grand Prix

'It was definitely my best race ever'

"It was definitely my best race ever."

Lewis Hamilton is hungry for more as new Mercedes F1 car makes track debut

'I feel energized, and I'm ready to attack'

'I feel energized, and I'm ready to attack.'

Lewis Hamilton scores a record 80th pole in Japan, Vettel ninth

Mercedes-AMG locks out the front row in Suzuka

Mercedes-AMG locks out the front row in Suzuka.

Lewis Hamilton wins 2018 Russian Grand Prix with help from team orders

Valtteri Bottas 'was a real gentleman to let me by'

Valtteri Bottas "was a real gentleman to let me by."

F1's Sebastian Vettel says mistakes happen but he's not making too many

Penalty leaves him 14 points behind Lewis Hamilton

Penalty leaves him 14 points behind Lewis Hamilton.

Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix, takes 17-point lead over Vettel

Bottas' second place earns Mercedes a one-two finish

Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish Grand Prix in a commanding Mercedes one-two on Sunday to stretch his Formula One lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, who finished fourth, to 17 points. The victory, in a race that stayed dry despite the threat of rain, was the Briton's second of the season, 64th of his career and third at the Circuit de Catalunya. It also set a record, one that Hamilton had previously shared with seven times champion Michael Schumacher, of 41 wins from pole position.

Ricciardo takes unlikely victory in Shanghai at 2018 Chinese Grand Prix

The smile was broader than ever as Daniel Ricciardo savored a surprise Chinese Grand Prix victory in his own inimitable fashion on Sunday. After chugging champagne out of his sweaty boot in a trademark podium 'shoey' celebration as watching mechanics cheered, the beaming and slightly tearful Australian contemplated an astonishing turn of events.

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