Lewis Hamilton chair sells for over £500 as ‘very rare’ stall preserves ‘butt prints’

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LEWIS HAMILTON has taken a detour to Imola with a sponsor’s journey to Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur.

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A chair utilized by Lewis Hamilton on a sponsor’s journey to Malaysia has bought for over £500 on-line. The plastic stool was listed as “genuine” and “very uncommon” on the web platform Shopee.

The vendor was listed as Lima Bintage Auto Components who’re suppliers of components for street vehicles. They declare the stool was wrapped up instantly to “retain the freshness” of the seven-time champions “butt prints”.

On the positioning, the chair was additionally described as “the previous seat of the world racer Lewis Hamilton”. The location allowed consumers to pay the £519.50 (RM 2,888.88Y) upfront or as six month-to-month instalments.

The merchandise was quickly listed on the positioning as being bought out however particulars on the customer are unknown. The stool was utilized by Hamilton on a visit organised by Petronas to shoot a brand new TV advert.

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Lewis Hamilton chair sells for over £500 as 'very rare' stall preserves 'butt prints'

Lewis Hamilton’s stall was bought on-line (Picture: Shopee)

Hamilton hasn’t visited Petronas’ Kuala Lumpur house for 2 years and was eager to indicate his new team-mate round.

Posting on Fb, Petronas mentioned: “Welcome house to Kuala Lumpur. We have been visited by Lewis Hamilton in our lovely metropolis after greater than two years aside, and he confirmed George Russell round for the very first time.”

Hamilton’s Mercedes staff additionally revealed the Brit had met with lecturers on his journey. The Silver Arrows posted footage of the Briton laughing as he was quizzed.

In addition they launched photos of him and team-mate Russell posing for a brand new TV advert in a Malaysian petrol station. They mentioned: “What a day with PETRONAS!

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Lewis Hamilton chair sells for over £500 as 'very rare' stall preserves 'butt prints'

The stall was listed for over £500 on-line (Picture: Shopee)

“Beginning out with the final word STEM expertise at Petrosains with Yayasan PETRONAS. 30 lecturers had the possibility to quiz Lewis, aiming to remind them that potential lies in each pupil of their classroom. Earlier than rounding up the afternoon by filming some particular content material with PETRONAS Manufacturers. Keep tuned to see what’s coming!”

Hamilton gained the Malaysian Grand Prix in 2014 en path to securing his second world title. However, the Mercedes driver has additionally confronted his share of dangerous luck on the Sepang Worldwide Circuit after struggling an engine blowout in 2016.

His retirement was one of many principal the explanation why he ultimately misplaced the crown to Nico Rosberg that season. Malaysia final hosted an F1 race in 2017 however there have been rumours Sepang may but return to interchange the cancelled Russian Grand Prix.

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