LEWIS HAMILTON has come underneath hearth in current weeks following Components One’s clampdown on jewelry…
George Russell joked Lewis Hamilton ought to get married so he can put on rings (Picture: GETTY)
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George Russell has jokingly advised his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to get married, so he can put on jewelry on the circuit. The seven-time world champion has confronted loads of scrutiny since Miami, when he threatened to boycott the race if he was advised to take away his private objects earlier than racing.
He mentioned: “We have now a spare driver. There’s tons to do within the metropolis, I will be good both manner.”
Hamilton has since altered his stance, agreeing to take away his earrings however nonetheless, he claims he can’t take away his nostril studs with out surgical procedure.
That is when Hamilton was handed a two-race exemption, earlier than being advised he wanted to seek out options earlier than Monaco.
It seems nothing has modified because the dialogue, with Hamilton’s exemption set to run out after this weekend’s Barcelona Grand Prix.
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George Russell and Lewis Hamilton have an incredible relationship (Picture: GETTY)
“I have never had any discussions with anyone because the final time I spoke on Sunday of the final race,” Hamilton mentioned.
“What I’m conscious of is that those that are married are allowed to put on their wedding ceremony ring.”
His feedback prompted Russell to joke: “You simply must get married, then.”
To which Hamilton responded: “No, you first.”
Hamilton’s argument is that there are way more vital issues for the F1 hierarchy to be tackling.
He additionally outlined his intentions to carry talks with FIA president Mohammed bin Sulayem over the difficulty, which threatens to trigger additional disruptions to his season.
“It appears pointless to get into this. I’m right here to be an ally of the game – we’ve got greater fish to fry,” Hamilton mentioned in Miami.
Sky Sports activities reporter Ted Kravitz has since sided with Hamilton, claiming it is not so simple as folks assume to take away the non-public objects.
“He’s taken his earrings out however he can’t take out his nostril [stud] and we thought he was going to have minor surgical procedure to take out the nostril [stud],” Kravitz defined on his Pocket book present.
“Hamilton’s now saying, having been given two races’ grace, right here (Miami) and in Barcelona, that he is not going to take out his nostril [stud].
“He doesn’t need to, doesn’t assume it’s one thing the FIA needs to be doing, so it appears to be like just like the conflict between Hamilton and the FIA continues.
“Is he going to rack up fines once we get to Monaco and he hasn’t taken it out as a result of the outlet has closed up? It’s not as straightforward as him having the ability to simply take it out like he can his earrings.”