Hamilton cancels media duties with illness
11 April 2013 – Lewis Hamilton has cancelled his planned media duties at Shanghai on Thursday due to illness, with the Mercedes driver suffering from symptoms of an allergy.
Having initially travelled to the venue on Wednesday morning, Hamilton returned to his hotel early after feeling unwell. Shanghai has recently experienced high levels of air pollution, with the team explaining that the Briton is enduring eye and nose irritations.
The opening practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix gets underway at 10am local time (GMT +8) on Friday and can be tracked via the GPUpdate.net Live Report.