Mercedes later confirmed Hamilton was visiting the team’s doctor. However, now Lewis appears to be fine as he rejoined the post-race press conference.
“I’m okay. Yeah, I had real dizziness and everything got a bit blurry on the podium,” said the Briton of his condition.
“I’ve been fighting all year with staying healthy after what happened at the end of last year, and it’s a battle.”
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“I haven’t spoken to anyone particularly about it but I think it is lingering. I remember the effects of when I had it.
“Training’s been different since then, and the levels of fatigue you get are different. As I said, it’s different, so I’m just continuing to try and train and prepare the best way I can.
“Who knows what it is today. Maybe it’s hydration, I don’t know but I’ve definitely not had that experience.
“I had something similar in Silverstone, but this is way worse,” concluded the seven-time champion.