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Hamilton: Melbourne cancellation was ‘a shock to the system'

Lewis Hamilton says the cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix at such short notice was “a shock to the system”, and revealed how he has been keeping busy in lockdown. The Formula 1 community travelled to Australia for the season-opening round in mid-March but the event was abandoned just two hours before practice due to the coronavirus pandemic. It means Formula 1 drivers have not raced since last year’s curtain closer in Abu Dhabi, on December 1, and face a prolonged wait until the planned revised first round in Austria, on July 5. ADVERTISEMENT “It's not that it's frustrating, I think it was a real shock to the system,” Hamilton said during a video interview produced by...
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