WATCH: Lewis Hamilton Hangs Out With Dom Dolla at His LA Concert Ahead of United States GP

Published 10/17/2021, 9:30 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Austrian Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – July 3, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton arrives at the circuit ahead of practice REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger


Lewis Hamilton is a seven-time world champion in Formula One. The Mercedes driver has successfully made his name in the sport because of his achievements on the track. He has also made his name outside the track because of his anti-racism stance and fashion endeavors.

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This had meant that he has made some famous friends in the world of entertainment and sports. He is often invited as a special guest to many events. One of those events was the concert of musician Dom Dalla.

In the musician’s Instagram story, we can see the Mercedes driver backstage with the musician. Hamilton cheered for his friend and mentioned that he has a dream job.

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“Who’s got the dream job?” asked Dalla to Lewis, to which Hamilton enthusiastically replied,” You have got the dream job.”

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There is no fashion, actually, in F1: Lewis Hamilton

As reported by Motorsport.com, the Mercedes driver explained why he pursued fashion as a career choice outside of Formula One. He mentioned that there is no fashion in the sport and world of fashion different from F1.

“It’s a much different world naturally to F1. F1’s obviously not focused on that and it’s obviously very corporate. There is no fashion, actually, in F1.” said Lewis.

Formula One F1 – Dutch Grand Prix – Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort, Netherlands – September 2, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton arrives at the circuit REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw

The Brit described the importance of fashion in his life outside of driving in Formula One.

“I always felt like it was always a place that it wasn’t easy to be yourself. And when I went to a fashion show, when you’re in a fashion week, for example, you’re surrounded by people from all different walks of life, expressing themselves in different ways.

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I love that environment where I’m able to be able to express myself. I now do that on the racetrack. And I feel free to be able to do so.” said Lewis.

Lewis Hamilton also has a fashion line in his collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger. He has attended any fashion events and also walked the red carpet for many prestigious fashion brands.

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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 Sports Social's 'Chase Your Sport' Magazine, Devang has been an ardent follower of the sport for over a decade and has attended two editions of the Indian Grand Prix.

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