It definitely looks like some Formula One particular drivers want to make a fresh start to the 2020 season. Initial and foremost, Max Verstappen unveiled a revamped version of his helmet with a lot more gold colour added. Now, Lewis Hamilton has followed suit with a new helmet with purple linings.
He dubbed it Purple Dove on Instagram, and was quite proud of his new lid. The six-time world champion provided a teaser when the Mercedes team unveiled their livery for the new season. Hamilton shared a photo on Instagram of his helmet, which featured an image of the Christ the Redeemer statue.
In addition to that, there was a purple and pink trim lining the helmet, and Hamilton even asked fans to vote on the colour scheme. Evidently, purple turned out to be the large winner, as observed in the official unveil.
What can we count on of Lewis Hamilton in 2020?
Despite the fact that the W11’s livery was revealed earlier this week, the actual auto will clock some mileage at a closed-doors occasion in Silverstone. Over right here, Lewis Hamilton will get his initial taste of the 2020 automobile, which could propel him to a record-equalling seventh world title.
Although it is worth noting that Hamilton is out of contract at the end of the present year. Mercedes will have a race on their hands to re-sign the British star, with prospective suitors becoming Scuderia Ferrari.
It is also interesting to note that Mercedes’ personal future in F1 is uncertain. Mercedes CEO and team principal Toto Wolff even revealed he has not spoken to his star driver considering that the Christmas break. He mentioned: “You need to respect that a sporting superstar at the peak of his capacity, and at the peak of his career, has a limited lifespan exactly where he is in a position to earn this kind of super money.”