LEWIS HAMILTON is used to life within the quick lane – however now he has had a style of what it is like within the pit lane.
Getting tyres modified in a matter of seconds is par for the course for F1 world champ Hamilton.
Hamilton had to assist out altering the tyre after struggling a blow outCredit score: Instagram / @lewishamilton
The six-time F1 world champ is used to having a crew available to alter his tyresCredit score: Instagram / @lewishamilton
Hamilton was out driving his new £70,000 electrical Mercedes when struggling the tyre blow outCredit score: Instagram / @lewishamilton
The Brit hero – whose victory in this month’s Eifel GP meant he equalled Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 race wins – has every part placed on a plate for him by Mercedes in his day job.
However he needed to get his fingers soiled just like the pit lane mechanics he depends on after struggling a tyre blow out.
Hamilton, 35, was cruising in his new £70,000 electrical Mercedes EQC when one of many wheels went growth.
The six-time world champion – who in his new music sings about drinking too much and sleeping with women – posted pictures of himself at a storage with the spare tyre in hand as he and buddies sought to repair the mess.
And he wrote alongside the snaps: “We had a tyre blow out on the motorway and needed to cease on the station.
“Took a minute to alter the wheel however as soon as performed, I used to be again on the street within the EQC.
“It is the very best not having to refuel.”
One fan joked in response to Hamilton’s tweet: “The place’s the Mercedes pit crew if you want them?”
One other quipped: “A minute? What occurred to 2.4 seconds?!”
A fellow fan mentioned: “Possibly if you retire from racing you may get a job with the crew who change tyres throughout F1.”
He might prime Schumacher’s race win report at this weekend’s Portugal GP.
However longtime rival Sebastian Vettel believes Schumacher is still the GOAT because he had more ‘natural’ talent.
Vettel mentioned: “I believe he [Schumacher] was higher than anyone else I’ve ever seen to this point. I believe he had a pure expertise that may be very troublesome to elucidate.”