Hamilton updates on illness after under-weather Hockenheim
Lewis Hamilton hopes to hit peak fitness by the time the Hungarian Grand Prix gets under way, having battled illness throughout the German GP weekend.
After securing pole position at Hockenheim, Hamilton revealed that Mercedes' reserve driver Esteban Ocon had been prepared to stand in as he was feeling so unwell.
Things went from good, to bad, to worse during the German race for Hamilton, having led the race through its first half.
A spin into the barriers wiped off half of his front wing, and a penalty taken for his illegal pit entry sent him tumbling down the order, although Hamilton still took two points to extend his championship lead.
The five-time world champion said he would be clearing his schedule ahead of the Budapest weekend in a bid to regain his strength.
And it seems Hamilton's confidence is returning as he looks for a seventh win at the Hungaroring to extend his record tally.
GPFans is a multi-platform, multi-language brand dedicated to Formula One coverage. We bring you all the ins and outs of the sport, 24/7, everything from up-to-the-minute news and features to the latest viral stories and clips.
We believe that a new generation of exciting, outspoken drivers will make F1 more popular than ever before, and we want to give our users access to as much of their heroes as possible, on and off the track. From Lewis Hamilton to Max Verstappen, Daniel Ricciardo to Sebastian Vettel, we provide in-depth analysis of every every Grand Prix in the season, from Australia to Abu Dhabi.
With Formula One under the new ownership of Liberty Media, how the sport is being covered is evolving, and GPFans will look to be at the heart of this progression into new media, as one of the fastest-growing sites covering the king of motorsports.