VIDEO: Hamilton's Superbike test behind the scenes

Monday, 03 december 2018, 04:43 , by Matthew Scott

Lewis Hamilton found himself in the headlines for action on two wheels over the weekend after it emerged that had had taken a test spin on World Superbikes machinery in Jerez over the weekend. The five-time Formula 1 champion reportedly escaped uninjured after taking a fall and shared some clips from behind the scenes of his run.

Hamilton is a known fan of action on two wheels and has previously teased the idea of taking part in MotoGP or World Superbikes.

He had a chance to sample the action at Jerez as he tested the YZF-R1 bike used by Yamaha-backed WSBK teams in 2018.

Hamilton's ride was blacked-out, with only his racing number – 44 – featured on the underside of the saddle.

 
 
 
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Sick couple of days in Jerez [email protected] @alexlowes22 @patayamahawsb @monsterenergy

A post shared by Lewis Hamilton (@lewishamilton) on Dec 2, 2018 at 11:54am PST

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Hamilton took a spill at Jerez's turn five, but was soon up and back on two wheels again.

The Brit shared a series of clips on his Instagram page, revealing that WSBK competitors Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark had also been in attendance.

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Comments (3)

  • Jacqueline Robertson
    gawd I bet Mercedes are having kittens with this one lol.

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