Hamilton started the day with the champion #1November 24, 2018
Winning the title for the title, Lewis Hamilton retains the old car number – 44, abandoning the champion #1, but today she appeared on the car.
Formally, the car number remained the same, but in Abu Dhabi the figure 1 is drawn on the nose fairing – for this the world champion received a special permit from the FIA.
“In the application sheet, the Lewis car is number 44, it is also present on the engine cover. Lewis asked for permission, got it and can use the number 1 on the nose fairing this weekend, because he is a world champion, “ – confirmed in Mercedes.