“These are issues that my team have been raising through official level. And I’m hoping to speak to other health ministers across the UK within the next day or two if possible – we sought a meeting today with colleagues in Northern Ireland as well – to be able to run through what is actually […]
But whereas Hamilton was driving on it for the first time, Bottas was one of a handful who had test driven here. Hamilton was about half a second slower than Bottas in the first session — where he was only fourth — but improved in the afternoon by placing .207 behind Bottas in second.
Hamilton looked set to beat Bottas when he led on the first time split, only to fall back in the second and third sectors. Verstappen then went out for one last run late in the session and split the two Mercedes in an encouraging sign for Red Bull on a circuit which has ultra-fast corners.
The track is owned by Ferrari and is noted for its succession of fast corners. Leclerc and his teammate Sebastian Vettel did some testing there in June.
Bottas looked in excellent form, leading all three practice sessions and the first section of qualifying known as Q1. Hamilton stepped up a gear in Q2 and finished just .059 seconds ahead in Q3, yet Bottas did not get a chance to beat that time because Ocon’s spin meant the yellow flags came out and […]
He signalled that the ‘rule of six’ limit on how many people can socialise together will be in place for some time to come, after partying among the younger generation fuelled a sharp rise. Apart from a vaccine, he said the only other way out before Christmas was a ‘moonshot’ of introducing mass daily testing […]
Formula 1’s inaugural Tuscan GP is set to feature a Mercedes vs Red Bull battle for victory, while pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton is also excited for the Mugello “unknowns”, with drivers unsure what to expect on their first race around the fast and unforgiving circuit.
After being driven across the English border to Telford for the nearest available test, she was told by a staff member that she could not be tested because she had not received a QR code when she booked.
‘We have additional NHS, Lighthouse, University and Partner Labs all due to open up imminently and we are also expanding the use of non-Laboratory based tests.The testing team work on this 18 hours a day, seven days a week. We recognise the country is depending on us.’
He said: ‘A negative result could be that the individual is truly negative and therefore not infectious, or it could be that the individual is infected but early in the incubation period so isn’t testing positive yet, or it could be that the test itself didn’t capture enough viral material on the swab or saliva […]