“It’s SIR actually,” Lewis Hamilton reminds George Russell of his knighthood with a witty response

Recently when teammate George Russell made a witty comment on the Brit, Lewis Hamilton quickly corrected him saying, "it's Sir actually."

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton has achieved the greatest heights in the pinnacle of Motorsports. The Briton 7-time World Champions tied only to the great Michael Schumacher and have the most wins (103), pole positions (103), and podium finishes (183) for a Formula One driver to his name. He has also become a prominent advocate in support of activism to combat racism and push for increased diversity in motorsport.

Lewis Hamilton might not have had a perfect start to the 2022 Formula One season. Although the Brit achieved an unlikely podium in the Bahrain GP, he was knocked out at Q1 of the Saudi GP and finished the race in 10th place.

But the 7-time World Champion still knows he is the boss in the Formula One grid. And recently when teammate George Russell made a witty comment on the Brit, Hamilton quickly corrected him saying, “it’s Sir actually.”

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Lewis Hamilton received his knighthood from the Prince Charles in 2021

Lewis Hamilton with his mother Carmen Larbalestier
Lewis Hamilton with his mother Carmen Larbalestier \

He received his knighthood from the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles at Windsor Castle on Wednesday. The 36-year-old was awarded his knighthood and the resulting title in the 2021 New Year Honours. And hold the Official title of Sir Lewis Hamilton although doesn’t use it or is referred to commonly as such.

In the video, George Russell talks about his World Champion teammate as someone who is still ‘in the business. He said, “Mr Hamilton came along and took over and sadly in the business.” To which Lewis jokingly replies, “I don’t get referred to as Mr Hamilton. I thought you were referring to my dad there. Its Sir actually”

Mercedes made some upgrades to their W13 that was suffering from porpoising and was lacking pace compared to their rivals Ferrari and Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton qualified P5 and George Russell P6 ahead of the 2022 Australian GP making it their best Saturday this season so far.

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