Lewis Hamilton Teases ‘Special’ Surprise for Belgian GP Fans After ‘Farce’ by F1

Published 09/03/2021, 9:21 AM EDT


Lewis Hamilton wasn’t the only one to go to bed after the Belgium GP feeling disappointed. The fans, who spent all day waiting in the rain, had to walk away without getting to witness a proper F1 race. And the seven-time world champion, who wrote on Instagram how bad he felt for the fans who were at the rain-soaked venue, has decided to do something special for them.

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The Mercedes driver wanted the fans to get a refund from the Belgian Grand Prix, as they didn’t get a race they deserved. Now, Hamilton has taken things into his own hands and vowed to make things better for those who attended.

Lewis Hamilton plans to give something back to fans after the Belgian GP

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The horrid conditions at Spa last weekend saw the race come to a close in a very disappointing manner. Hamilton wasn’t pleased with the outcome but was more concerned as he felt the fans in the grandstands were being cheated on and stated that they should get their hard-earned money back.

In the story on Instagram, which read, “Yooo to all the fans who attend Spa. Lewis is doing something very special for you. Swipe up to upload your proof of purchase, and we’ll send you an email.”

To which Hamilton wrote, “To all #TeamLH in Spa.”

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What was Hamilton’s message after the Belgian GP?

After a long summer break, fans were excited about the Belgian Grand Prix. However, it turned out to be disappointing, as an actual race didn’t take place. Naturally, the fans were heartbroken, and Lewis was on the same page as them and stated a refund should be given to the audience.

He wrote, “Today was a farce and the only people to lost out are the fans who have paid good money to watch the race. Of course, you can’t do anything about the weather. But we have sophisticated equipment to tell us what’s going to let up. We were sent out for one reason, and one reason only.”

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Two laps behind a safety car where there is no possibility to gain or lose a place or provide entertainment to fans isn’t racing. We should have just called it quits, and not risked the drivers, and most importantly the fans who are the heart of our sport,” Hamilton concluded.

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However, with the Dutch Grand Prix underway this weekend at Zandvoort. Hamilton would hope not only to grab a win but also entertain the fans.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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