Lewis Hamilton had an accident in pursuit of gloryDecember 4, 2018
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: