WATCH: Lewis Hamilton Pays Emotional Tribute to Beloved Pet Coco on Her Death Anniversary

Published 06/19/2021, 8:12 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – November 15, 2020 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton poses with his dog as he celebrates after winning the race and the world championship Pool via REUTERS/Clive Mason


It has been exactly a year today when Lewis Hamilton lost his beloved pet, Coco. Lewis Hamilton can be spotted with his two bulldogs, Coco and Roscoe at every weekend. Coco joined the Hamilton family back in 2013 after Roscoe. But sadly today marks the first death anniversary of Coco.

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Hamilton’s six-year-old dog died in his arms after going through a heart attack, which completely devastated the 7-time world champion. Meanwhile, the Mercedes driver shared a story on his Instagram to mourn the first anniversary of his beloved dog.

Hamilton wrote: ” A year ago today, I lost Coco. Miss her every day. Grateful to have had her light upon me even if it was for a short moment in time.”

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Lewis Hamilton looks for a strong comeback at French GP

The 7-time world champion endured a hard couple of race weekends at Monaco and Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton could only add seven points to his championship tally from his last two race weekends.

Hamilton finished at P7 in Monte Carlo. Whereas on the streets of Baku, the Briton was driving at P2 before the restart. However, after Hamilton’s title rival, Max Verstappen, had crashed out after a tire blowout, he had the golden opportunity to lead in Drivers’ Championships. 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. – Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in action during practice. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov.

Lewis Hamilton has won the previous two races at Circuit Paul Ricard and will hope to add third to his trophy collection this weekend.

Mercedes had a tough time on their last two race weekends, as they consecutively failed to produce remarkable results.

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Red Bull have extended their lead over the Brackley-based team by 25 points in the Constructors’ Championship as Mercedes could only add seven points from their last two race weekends.

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

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Can Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton bounce back at the French Grand Prix when they return to normal tracks? What do you think? Let us know in the comments section below.

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