The current Formula 1 champion stands out to the spectators in England, although he understands that the safety rules due to the pandemic must be respected.
Lewis Hamilton considers that the absence of the public at the events of the Formula One it makes little difference once each rider is “in the zone”, while he is concerned that he cannot receive the support of the fans at his Grand Prix, the weekend of August 7 in Silverstone.
The six-time world champion arrives in his country at the top of the drivers’ championship, having been 4th and 1st in the races in Austria, coupled with another victory in Hungary on July 19 last.
“Absolutely, the atmosphere for me is different,” said the Englishman, who has a record of six victories at the British GP. “At Silverstone there is nothing like it. It is the highlight of my year, the support (from the public) is crazy,” he added.
In addition, Hamilton deepened in relation to the feeling he has with viewers in his country. “It grows every year and I can interact with fans differently that weekend and it is an honor and a privilege to be able to perform well and win a grand prize in your home country. It feels great to be out there, because once you are in the zone, you are in the zone, but I really miss the energy they bring (the fans), he commented in dialogue with Sky Sports.
“At Silverstone, for sure, I don’t have many years left and it will be a year in which I will miss all the fans. But I do want them to stay safe and we are in that period of time where security is everything,” he said.
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