Lewis Hamilton had an accident in pursuit of glory

Lewis Hamilton had an accident in pursuit of glory

December 4, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Formula One Champion Lewis Hamilton moved to superbike and crashed during tests in Jerez.

The British pilot, who plays for the team of Mercedes-Benz in Formula 1 racing and repeatedly became the champion, decided in the offseason to change four wheels for two. The test race did not go as planned: Hamilton crashed in the fifth turn.


Lewis Hamilton ran the black Yamaha YZF-R1 superbike in the company of two eminent SBK racers, Alex Lawes and Miki Van der Mark, when at one point lost control. His 200-pound 182-hp bike, capable of accelerating to 300 km / h, slid along the security strip, and Lewis rolled after him. Fortunately, there were no injuries and injuries. After the accident, Lewis took a break.

Hamilton can not be called a newcomer in the world of motorsport: he has long been interested in them and was even going to take part in the 2018 MotoGP season, but later said that it was a joke.

Lewis Hamilton crashed on the track many times, but always without serious consequences for his health: