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Hamilton unveils AMAZING tribute to F1 legend

Hamilton unveils AMAZING tribute to F1 legend

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Hamilton unveils AMAZING tribute to F1 legend

Hamilton unveils AMAZING tribute to F1 legend

Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has revealed a stunning tribute to the man he calls his 'childhood hero' - Ayrton Senna - at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

The British driver has long lauded the late, great, Senna as his idol growing up, and has gone on to beat the Brazilian's number of race wins, pole positions and world championships.

Senna tragically lost his life in an incident at the 1994 San Marino GP, when he was driving with the Williams team.

His life was cut short during the same weekend that Austrian driver Roland Ratzenberger also lost his life, in two separate incidents at Imola.

The Brazilian was a three-time world champion, and was known for his supreme one-lap pace, and terrific race craft.

Lewis Hamilton was presented with Ayrton Senna's iconic helmet at the 2017 Canadian GP, after matching the Brazilian's pole position record
Lewis Hamilton often makes reference to Ayrton Senna during the Brazilian Grand Prix
Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton are three of the most successful drivers to ever compete in F1

Now, Hamilton has seen fit to pay tribute to Senna at his home grand prix, a man who the Brit has often expressed his gratitude towards for inspiring him to get into racing.

Hamilton honours Senna

As has been the tradition for the seven-time world champion across the years, Hamilton has revealed a special helmet design for the Brazilian GP, which is inspired by the colours of the Brazilian flag, and Senna's own bright yellow helmet.

As well as that, he also rocked up to Interlagos in a specially designed outfit revealed on his Instagram page, which very strongly features Senna's presence, and is made from vegan leather.

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