Tom Brady Labels Lewis Hamilton as ‘Greatest Formula Driver of All Time’

Published 03/23/2021, 6:44 PM EDT
BAHRAIN, BAHRAIN – NOVEMBER 29: Race winner Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates in parc ferme during the F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit on November 29, 2020 in Bahrain, Bahrain. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)


The Tom Brady-led Tampa Bay Buccaneers won the Super Bowl LV title earlier this year. The NFC South franchise defeated Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs by a comfortable 9-31 scoreline in February.

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Tom Brady went on to win his 7th Championship ring. So when he talks, everyone listens, including Formula One driver, Lewis Hamilton.

BAHRAIN, BAHRAIN – MARCH 12: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP looks on from the grid during Day One of F1 Testing at Bahrain International Circuit on March 12, 2021 in Bahrain, Bahrain. (Photo by Joe Portlock/Getty Images)

The 7-time World Champion joined Tom Brady in a recent interview hosted by popular talk show host James Corden earlier this week.

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Both these athletes are true kingpins in their respective fields. Here’s what Brady had to say about Lewis Hamilton’s career on the circuit.

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Tom Brady and Lewis Hamilton get candid in a recent interaction

GOATs Tom Brady and Lewis Hamilton appeared on the Talking Big show hosted by James Corden. Brady was asked to give his views on the Mercedes driver who won the F1 title last season.

Brady was quick to point out the Englishman’s thorough training routine as the reason behind his success. “Yeah, I mean, Lewis was, from the time he was a teenager, he was one of the you know prodigies of the sport.

“Lewis already trained this morning for 10-12 hours, something like that. How many other people are doing that? You know that’s why he’s the greatest Formula One champion of all time,” Brady said while interacting with Corden.

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Lewis, in response, spoke words of kindness with respect to the great Tom Brady as well. When asked about his own 2021 ambitions and if he’s aiming for an 8th F1 title, Hamilton responded, “Of course, I’ll have to follow Tom.”

Feb 7, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates during the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Brady and the Buccaneers are hoping to successfully defend their Super Bowl title in 2021. They have managed to retain most of their core squad from last season, which hints at a successful attempt at running it back. Negotiations are being conducted with the likes of WR Antonio Brown and RB Leonard Fournette to further bolster their claim to the throne.

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