LEWIS HAMILTON has struggled for tempo to date this season and lies seventh within the drivers’ standings.
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Lewis Hamilton rocked as much as his press convention carrying three watches and a number of different bling as he spoke out on the FIA’s ‘pointless’ jewelry ban. The seven-time champion was requested whether or not he believes the FIA had been singling him out after the officers purpose to crack down on jewelry offenders.
He stated: “I could not get anymore jewelry on right this moment. I do not actually have much more so as to add than final time once I spoke about it. I really feel prefer it’s nearly like a step backwards. If you concentrate on the steps we’re taking as a sport. All of the extra essential points and causes we must be focussed on.”
He added: “It is a small factor. I have been within the sport for 16 years… within the automotive I solely have my earrings on and my nostril ring, of which I can’t actually take away.
“It appears pointless for us to get into this spat. I’ll try to talk and work with Mohammed. I am right here to be an ally of the game, of Mohammed and Method 1.”
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Lewis Hamilton has hit again at F1’s jewelry ban (Picture: Sky Sports activities F1)
Hamilton was responding to FIA bosses outlining strict new jewelry tips for race weekends. The brand new guidelines will imply jewelry checks are a part of the weekend’s scrutineering documentation.
The groups should declare their drivers don’t put on jewelry and that the underwear meets FIA fire-proof tips. Because the rule is now a part of the technical rules, it means drivers may get punished in the event that they fail to observe the rules.
It’s probably drivers would solely obtain fines for carrying jewelry however grid penalties may very well be an choice.
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Lewis Hamilton wore three watches in right this moment’s press convention (Picture: Sky Sports activities F1)
Officers had clamped down on the foundations on the Australian Grand Prix however Hamilton defied the foundations. In Melbourne, Sky Sports activities Ted Kravitz warned the rule seemed to be particularly focusing on the seven-time champion.
He stated: “We checked with Mick Schumacher who wears, when he’s not within the automotive, a steel chain necklace and he says he doesn’t put on it within the automotive, so it isn’t him. So it did appear to be on the face of it, a measure, or eager to implement a rule particularly focused at Lewis Hamilton who after all has ear piercings and a nostril piercing.”