“Roscoe, You Taking Notes?”: Mercedes Banter Over Lewis Hamilton’s Beloved Pet Crashing F1 Team Debrief

Published 06/18/2021, 7:08 AM EDT
IMOLA, ITALY – APRIL 17: Pole position qualifier Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP looks on in parc ferme during qualifying ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna at Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari on April 17, 2021 in Imola, Italy. (Photo by Mario Renzi – Formula 1/Formula 1 via Getty Images)


Lewis Hamilton arrived at the drivers’ press conference with his beloved pet Roscoe ahead of the French Grand Prix.

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Although, Roscoe could often be seen at many races with his master, the 7-time world champion. Roscoe joined the Hamilton family back in 2013 and has been a close aide to Hamilton ever since.

Meanwhile, in the tweet posted by Mercedes F1’s official Twitter account, one can see Lewis Hamilton discusses ideas and strategies with his engineers ahead of the Free Practice.

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Whereas his pet, Roscoe was spotted laying down on the ground and must be thinking ‘all they do is talk about cars! So Boring! ‘

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Lewis Hamilton to bounce back at French GP?

Lewis Hamilton had a difficult couple of race weekends on the streets of Baku and Monte Carlo. The 7-time world champion could only secure 7 points from his last 2 races.

The Briton had to satisfy with P7 at Monaco Grand Prix. Meanwhile at Azerbaijan GP Hamilton could’ve achieved his second win at Baku after Max Verstappen’s crash. Unfortunately, an unexpected brake balance setting change caused him to lock brakes going into Turn 1, causing him to slide off the track.

Formula One F1 – Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Baku City Circuit, Baku, Azerbaijan – June 5, 2021. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton reacts after qualifying in second position Pool via REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The streets circuit isn’t Mercedes’ biggest strength. Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton will look for a strong comeback at French Grand Prix, which is not a street circuit.

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The Silver Arrows driver has won the previous two races at Circuit Paul Ricard and will hope to add third to his trophy collection this weekend.

The last couple of race weekend results saw Mercedes dethroning themselves from both the Drivers’ and Constructors’ championships for the first time after the German Grand Prix 2018.

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Can Lewis Hamilton display a convincing performance at French Grand Prix? What do you think? Let us know in the comments section below.

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