Lewis Hamilton References Former US First Lady Michelle Obama in Staunch Message

Published 08/16/2021, 4:21 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – British Grand Prix – Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain – July 15, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during a promotional photoshoot for the unveiling of the new 2022 F1 car REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge


Lewis Hamilton is one of the most competitive drivers in F1 history. He fights for every single point, every grid position, and he never gives up when he is behind. Hamilton is also one of the most recognizable and influential athletes in the world of sports. He expresses his views on things he believes in.

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Recently, Hamilton has been receiving a lot of negativity because of his title fight with Max Verstappen. The 7-time world champion was booed by the fans he took the pole position in Hungary. But he stated that negativity from the fans fuels his desire to win.

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Don’t let nothing and nobody bring you down! Stay up: Lewis Hamilton

In his recent post on Instagram, Hamilton motivated himself, and his fans, to never give up. He mentioned people should let negativity in their surroundings affect them.

Don’t let nothing and nobody bring you down! Stay up. When they go low, we go high like Michelle Obama would say.” said the 7-time world champion.

Formula One F1 – Hungarian Grand Prix – Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary – August 1, 2021, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton before the race Pool via REUTERS/Florián Goga

Stay on course. You are right where you are supposed to be, good or bad, will get through whatever it is. You’ve got to believe in you. I’m right here with you🙏🏾.” wrote Hamilton in his post.

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Silverstone crash was a statement from the Mercedes driver against Verstappen

Title rivals Hamilton and Verstappen collided with each other at the British Grand Prix. The crash proved to be a pivotal moment in the championship fight against Max as the momentum shifted with the Mercedes driver.

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Formula One F1 – Hungarian Grand Prix – Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary – July 31, 2021, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton bumps fists with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen after qualifying in pole position and third place respectively Pool via REUTERS/David W Cerny

Then came the moment that transformed the title fight — Copse Corner, British Grand Prix, lap one. This is a significant moment not only for the championship impact but because of how it has changed the dynamic between the two,” said Edd Straw.

Verstappen attempted to cover the inside, didn’t do so quite enough, and then tried to tough it out around the outside line. Verstappen was furious at the outcome, but Hamilton, privately, will have felt it was a point well made, even though the stewards held him responsible,” said Straw.

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Will Hamilton prevail against Verstappen in 2021? Let us know.

 

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Devang Chauhan

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Devang Chauhan is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication, he has a keen eye for writing engaging and detailed articles on F1. Previously a writer for Sport Social's 'Chase Your Sport' Magazine, Devang has been a ardent follower of the sport for over a decade and has attended two editions of the Indian Grand Prix.

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