Susie Wolff Applauds Lewis Hamilton on Social Media

Published 10/18/2021, 2:47 PM EDT
Formula One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Intercity Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – October 10, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton before the race REUTERS/Umit Bektas


Over the years, Lewis Hamilton established himself as one of the most recognisable personalities in the F1 paddock. While his achievements on track are nothing short of impressive, the Briton is quite vocal on a number of aspects outside competition as well.

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Millions often praise him for his personality, among whom is Susie Wolff. A former racing driver herself, she is the wife of Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff. Earlier today, she shared a few kind words for the reigning driver’s world champion on social media.

Susie Wolff compliments Lewis Hamilton for his personality

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The 38-year-old rose up the ranks in motor sport, competing in Formula Renault and the 2005 British F3 season. Her most noteworthy stint came in the DTM, where she raced for six years from 2006 to 2012.

In fact, she also served as a development driver for Williams F1 from 2012 to 2015. During her time with the British outfit, she took to the track on a few occasions to test their car. Currently, she’s the team principal of Venturi Racing, which competes in Formula E.

Apart from her presence around a racetrack, she’s quite popular on social media. Earlier today, the Scot shared a story on Instagram about Hamilton, where she has over 300,000 followers.

Formula One F1 – Russian Grand Prix – Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia – September 26, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton after winning the race Pool via REUTERS/Yuri Kochetkov

The story saw her share a post from the reigning world champion’s profile, under which she wrote“Inspiring people taking action and not just talking the talk.”

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Can Hamilton reclaim the championship lead this weekend?

The Briton fell six points behind his title rival Max Verstappen after the Turkish Grand Prix. However, the upcoming United States Grand Prix presents an excellent opportunity for Hamilton to strike back.

Formula One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Intercity Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – October 9, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during qualifying REUTERS/Murad Sezerty

Since the Circuit of The Americas returned to the F1 calendar in 2012, Hamilton won five races. In addition, this is one of Mercedes‘ stronger tracks, winning five out of six races here in the hybrid era. They also looked stronger than Red Bull in the last few races, which could see Hamilton reclaim his lead on October 24.

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Sanket Nair

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Sanket Nair is an F1 & US Sports Author at EssentiallySports. He began following F1 since 2010, which made him an instant Sebastian Vettel fan. His favorite tracks on the calendar include Spa-Francorchamps, Monaco and Monza.

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