Vin Diesel Showers Lewis Hamilton With Big Compliments Amidst His Record-Breaking F1 Feat

Published 09/27/2021, 9:03 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Italian Grand Prix – Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy – September 12, 2021 Acton Vin Diesel is seen on the grid before the race Pool via REUTERS/Lars Baron


Racing is all about one thing: family. At least that’s what Vin Diesel taught us. The Hollywood star took a minute to appreciate a very important family member, Lewis Hamilton. As the Briton rewrote F1 history by becoming the only driver to score 100 wins, Vin Diesel congratulated his workout buddy.

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Diesel posted on Instagram, “Faith and hard work pays off! Proud of you lil bro,” to which Hamilton replied: “Big Fam.”

Faith and hard work truly paid off for the Mercedes driver, who had waited for four races to reach his 100th win.

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A heartfelt message to his friend, Lewis and Vin Diesel’s friendship has been a growing topic of discussion since the actor’s appearance at Monza. The brotherhood has been well-appreciated by the internet.

Vin Diesel continues Hamilton support

Fans spotted the Fast and the Furious star at the Mercedes garage for the Italian GP. He spent time in the Mercedes garage and even hung out with Lewis. Additionally, Hamilton thanked Diesel for the support, calling him his gym buddy.

The friendship even took over the internet after the race in Monza. Will the unexpected friendship result in another special Hollywood appearance for Lewis Hamilton?

Lewis Hamilton thanks his family

Hamilton dedicated his win to two very important entities: his team at Mercedes and his fans. In the press conference following the Russian GP, Hamilton described the magical moment.

Thanking Mercedes for the support, Hamilton said, “I’m so proud of everything we’ve done, not only on track but also off and yeah, this is just a special moment for everyone that has been a part of it. I’ve had the most incredible team.”

Formula One F1 – Russian Grand Prix – Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia – September 26, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates with teammates after winning the race REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Further, he went on to mention the important members of his team. This included Angela Cullens, his driver, his security, and every person who had played even the smallest part in his achievement.

Hamilton even mentioned his father, whose support has pushed him along the way. “Even just last night… my dad messaging or called me last night and he has always been that one reassuring me and continuing to support me.”

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Finally, in a difficult championship battle, Hamilton’s fans have been a pillar of support. “I feel incredibly grateful for the amazing support I have had. Especially to Team LH… I couldn’t have done it without them.”

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Now, as the battle continues, two things remain certain: the victories haven’t run dry for Lewis Hamilton, and his family will continue to support him for what’s to come. Till then, the Knight has another milestone to achieve; a result we have to wait for seven rounds for.

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Shreya Sanjeev

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Shreya Sanjeev is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Having attained a journalism degree from St Xavier's College, she finds comfort in the sound of her keyboard while typing and excitement in the sound of F1 cars speeding on a track. A street circuit and Daniel Ricciardo fan through and through, Shreya claims the 2018 Monaco GP to be one of her favorite races of all time.

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