Main System 1 star Sir Lewis Hamilton shared an anecdote about being stopped on the Los Angeles airport by a traveller to be acknowledged for who he was. The Briton believes the incident was proof of the rising fan base of F1 within the US and worldwide.
Talking to Sky Sports activities F1, Lewis Hamilton shared his personal expertise.
“I feel simply basically, there’s an enormous buzz about System 1 all over the world. I’m going to numerous completely different locations and it’s been actually lovely to see how an increasing number of persons are embracing the game. Increasingly more persons are excited and passionate concerning the sport that we’ve all grown up loving.
“It’s nice to see an increasing number of new folks taking journeys out to be in locations like this [Singapore] and being part of the race. I used to be on the airport in LA and a few younger woman got here as much as me and I used to be all lined up and she or he was like ‘Are you Lewis?’ She’s like ‘I’m a brand new fan to the game. I’m popping out to Austin, I can’t wait, simply purchased my tickets, popping out with my husband.’ So it’s clearly lifting lots of people’s spirits, as sport does.”
In keeping with Lewis Hamilton, his private expertise of witnessing extra folks within the sport, wherever he travels worldwide, is proof of F1’s progress.
Lewis Hamilton believes Mick Schumacher is a good addition to Mercedes
With Mick Schumacher being confirmed because the third driver at Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton feels it’s nice to have the German seven-time world champion’s son as part of his staff. The Briton who changed Michael Schumacher within the staff in 2013, feels Mick can be an incredible asset to his facet (chatting with Sport Bild).
“Mick is a good expertise and an asset for Mercedes. He’s a German driver. His father Michael and Mercedes have been already intently linked. You don’t work that intently with the third driver anymore. It’s numerous simulator work and never prefer it was once, though we’ll nonetheless be teammates.”
With Haas and Ferrari chopping ties with Schumacher, Mercedes welcomed him at his father’s outdated staff with open arms. Lewis Hamilton and George Russell can be backed by the German with improvement work and simulator duties all through the 2023 season.
Mercedes who completed third within the championship after a troublesome season could have additional assist to develop their W14 for the upcoming season, with Schumacher within the fold.