May 10 (GMM) Illness has sidelined Ross Brawn ahead of this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix.

Ross Brawn, Mercedes GP Team Principal
Ross Brawn, Mercedes GP Team Principal

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The Mercedes team will instead be led at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya by acting principal Bob Bell.

"We wish Ross a speedy recovery!" said the Brackley based team on Twitter.

A spokeswoman said the team expected Brawn to be back up to speed at Monaco in two weeks.