Lewis Hamilton said racing after getting COVID-19 ‘destroyed’ him, and slammed world leaders for ‘laughing off’ the virus

Lewis Hamilton

  • Lewis Hamilton says he is grateful to be alive following his battle with COVID-19.
  • Hamilton missed the Sakhir Grand Prix after testing positive for the coronavirus at the start of December, however returned to finish third at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday.
  • "I am destroyed. I do not feel good," Hamilton said after, according to the BBC. "But I'm happy and grateful I am alive."
  • The 35-year-old went on to criticize "world leaders" for "laughing it [the pandemic] off like it is nothing."
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