LEWIS HAMILTON has rubbished solutions he lived “a playboy” life-style – however says he now enjoys staying in.
The F1 world champion has taken the covid lockdown extraordinarily severely and spent extra time at his residence in Monaco whereas when he is on the race monitor, he stays in his motorhome.
Lewis Hamilton alongside Rita Ora and Neymar on the Miu Miu LOVE social gatheringCredit score: Getty – Contributor
The Components 1 legend likes to journey by personal jet
It’s a far cry from his typical jet-setting – equivalent to in 2018 when he flew from Milan to London then to Shanghai earlier than happening to New York for style commitments.
From the US, he went straight to Singapore to take a sensational pole position, and whereas he all the time maintained his hectic life was good for his method, the 35 yr outdated says he is loved the slower tempo throughout the lockdown.
He stated: “Folks have, through the years, assumed many issues by way of how my life-style is.
“In fact I do completely different occasions, I’ve a life and pursuits outdoors of the game.
“Folks take without any consideration the time that I enable myself to concentrate on being the perfect I could be and being in form bodily and likewise mentally.
“However I by no means do something that may get in the way in which or hinder that. I solely attempt to do issues that add to it.
“Solely I can know the way far I can stretch myself and I actually suppose I’ve managed to strike an honest steadiness.
“I do know I am given this playboy type of picture, which isn’t actually me, if you happen to had been to go residence and see me with my household, you’d know my core values.
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Lewis Hamilton has insisted he doesn’t stay a ‘playboy’ life-style
“The opposite years have been massively rushed and there is been rather a lot happening – working from one place to a different, flying from London to New York, New York to Singapore, arriving and doing the perfect qualifying lap that I’ve ever carried out and simply constantly proving folks’s theories flawed.
“However this yr has simply been completely different – hardly any touring, which has truly been fairly nice, not being pulled left, proper and centre.
“I have been at residence greater than I’ve ever been in my complete life in all probability, this yr, and it is good.
“That is a constructive of this yr, with the ability to have the break day from issues that I do not actually need to do anyway.
“All of us have calls for in our lives with jobs, not everybody needs to be within the workplace each single day.
“There are commitments and issues that I decide to that I do not all the time need to do, however it’s a part of the machine that we’re concerned in.
“However this yr a number of these issues have disappeared and on the core of me is motor racing.
“That is what I’ve all the time beloved doing, so it is virtually going again to the karting days.”
Components 1 famous person Lewis Hamilton is a household manCredit score: Instagram @lewishamilton
The British famous person is a lover of luxurious motors
A discount in sponsorship and media commitments is prone to be on Hamilton’s checklist of calls for for his new contract at Mercedes.
Hamilton, and Merc boss Toto Wolff, have but to committee their futures to the group, regardless of having simply over two months to run on their present offers.
Forward of this weekend’s Portuguse GP, Hamilton was quizzed why he has not signed up and he stated it was not a precedence – regardless of the looming deadline.
As an alternative he says his primary focus is profitable his seventh world title.
He added: “I simply have not actually spoken a lot about it. A formality? I do not know… In all probability.
“At some stage we’ve to sit down down and have the dialog however it’s not a precedence proper now, getting the job carried out for me this yr personally is the precedence.
“Negotiations are by no means a straightforward factor for most individuals, having to enter an workplace and sit together with your boss, it is by no means a straightforward place to be in.
“It is all the time essential simply to be clear with one another about our intentions. I have not spoken to anyone else.
“However I have not made any choices. I do need to keep and I feel once we do sit down, normally we plan in three-year intervals however in fact we’re in a distinct time.
“Do I need to proceed for 3 years can also be a query. There are a lot of, many questions nonetheless to be answered.”