After his short-term break from social media and his public presence, the seven-time F1 world champion, Lewis Hamilton, has announced his return to the sport. The F1 legend had gone off the radar after the Abu Dhabi GP, where he missed out on his record eighth championship title. The driver and his team believed that they were snubbed off the title because of a call made by the race director, Michael Masi, at the end of the race.
Many believed that Lewis Hamilton would announce his retirement after the 2021 F1 season because of the grave injustice that had been done at Abu Dhabi GP, according to Mercedes. However, now seems that the Briton is all but ready to make a comeback in 2022, and fight for a record eighth title.
Lewis Hamilton confirms his return to the grid in 2022
Due to Hamilton’s absence, there were strong rumors of him retiring from the sport. Many people associated with the sport felt that the British driver won’t return for the 2022 season. However, Hamilton has announced his return in a splendid fashion. The driver, across social media, shared this:
This picture spread like a wildfire and confirmed the driver’s return to the sport as well his candidature for another F1 WDC. The confirmation has made his and the team’s fans rejoice. Within 48 hours of the photo, the fans of the driver have been blessed with more of his pictures.
Lewis Hamilton is with Kai Lenny, Paul Ripke, and Kelly Slater. And yes, it’s Kelly Slater- the eleven-time world surfing champion. The photographs were shared by Paul Ripke, an ex-Mercedes photographer. In these pictures, Hamilton seems happy and exploring a new hobby, along with the sports’ best. The smile on his face has certainly made his fans happy and convinced them that their superstar is ready to fight for his title.