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Lewis Hamilton is offering Apple a behind-the-scenes look at his life as a Formula 1 driver.It was announced in March that the seven-time world champion had agreed a deal for Apple to produce the feature-length film, which it says will include ‘full access to Hamilton and his team, on and off the track, and an all-star cast of guest interviews.
Every car in which Lewis Hamilton has won a World title will go into a special display at Silverstone later in the year.
The Classic, which takes place from August 26-28 at the Northamptonshire circuit, will see all seven cars lined up alongside each other for the first time ever – those that have propelled Hamilton to become a seven-time World Champion, alongside the many records he has broken throughout his illustrious career.
It means theMP4-23 from 2008 will appear with all six of Hamilton’s title-winners from 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 as part of the exhibition which takes place at a packed event of historic cars taking to the track at Silverstone for a weekend of racing – with qualifying on Friday followed by races from a multitude of categories on the Saturday and Sunday.
Pirelli make Australian GP tyre choice which may boost Max Verstappen over Lewis Hamilton
PIRELLI have made their tyre selection ahead of the Australian Grand Prix in what could be a major boost for Red Bull.Usually, consecutive tyre compounds are selected meaning it would typically be the C4 which is used. The decision may have handed an extra boost to Verstappen who was more successful on that particular rubber last season.
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Silverstone also promise “Formula 1 fans coming to The Classic will also be treated to packed grids of evocative grand prix cars ranging from the 1930s right up to the end of the DFV era in 1985. What’s more, Silverstone will also reverberate again to the mind-blowing sounds of spectacular V8, V10 and V12 F1 cars from the 1990s.
“All tickets for The Classic include access to both racing paddocks, open trackside grandstand seating, all three nights of live music, Foodie Fest, plus the vast majority of the fabulous family entertainment and attractions on offer – all being enhanced for the Bank Holiday in 2022.”
Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes car subject of extensive FIA checks
LEWIS HAMILTON's car went through detailed checks following the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.Every car goes through a post-race spot check, however prior to the 2021 season the FIA announced that a random selection check would be introduced. Last time out it was Hamilton's W13 that was called in.
“It’s a real privilege for us to have all seven of Lewis’ title-winners on show at The Classic this summer,” added Nick Wigley, chief executive of Goose Live Events who promote The Classic.
“Lewis is already a legend and his incredible successes will forever be celebrated as a major milestone in motor sport history.
“This very special display will also be another of the stand-out highlights under this year’s ‘Best of British’ banner at The Classic.”
Ticket information for The Classic is available through the Silverstone website.
Hamilton’s quest for an eighth World title has got off to a rocky start, with Mercedes appearing to be comfortably off the pace of Ferrari and Red Bull at the front of the field.
He plans on turning things around thoughthe team to get back to front-running pace.
Charles Leclerc asks Ferrari to fix 'problem' despite Lewis Hamilton's wish .
CHARLES LECLERC has spoken out on Ferrari's porpoising problems after Lewis Hamilton admitted he wishes Mercedes were in the same situation.Hamilton finished fourth at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday and is actually ahead of reigning champion Max Verstappen in the Drivers' Championship due to Red Bull's reliability problems. But the Briton, and Mercedes, are well adrift of the pace being set by Leclerc and Verstappen and partly because of porpoising.