David Coulthard has questioned the toll through which Lewis Hamilton’s hectic life-style takes on his Method 1 profession.
Hamilton’s foremost dedication stays Method 1, a enterprise of immense success with seven World Championships, 98 wins and 100 pole positions.
These tallies will probably proceed to develop, however exterior of Method 1 the Briton has additionally turn into extremely energetic in different pursuits like style, music, Extreme E and vegan quick meals chain Neat Burger.
Hamilton additionally not too long ago posted footage of his sky diving coaching on social media, so it’s protected to say that away from the observe, his life continues to be lived at a really quick tempo.
Maybe in earlier seasons it might not have been a difficulty, however now Hamilton has a genuine rival for the 2021 title within the type of Max Verstappen.
The Dutchman is trying to finish Hamilton’s run of 4 consecutive Drivers’ titles, and Coulthard wonders if Verstappen’s extra relaxed life-style away from the observe might show decisive.
“Max is an actual residence boy. He’s going again to Monaco and he actually desires to be residence. That’s an vital component that enables him to recharge himself,” Coulthard advised RacingNews365.
“With Lewis, you by no means know the place he’s between races. Is he in Los Angeles or some other place? That works for him, however he doesn’t have the interior peace to name something his residence. With Max, that is positively going so as to add a couple of years to his profession.”
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Coulthard, now a pundit for Channel 4, additionally resides in Monaco, and so does spend quite a lot of time socialising with Verstappen, in addition to repeatedly flying with him to the races.
And since Verstappen is pleased to share this luxurious, Coulthard believes it exhibits that the 23-year-old is in a “wholesome manner in life”.
‘I’m 50 years previous, fortunately [the partying] that’s behind me. It’s largely social. We’ve a drink collectively, socialise, dine collectively and I usually fly to the races with him,” mentioned Coulthard.
“I’m not claiming deep, non secular friendship or something like that. I really feel good in his firm and Max in mine. I’ve by no means been kicked off his aircraft.
“We fly collectively when it fits us, along with another visitors from Max’s circle of mates. That makes travelling much more fulfilling and in addition extra enterprise fascinating.
“Not all drivers do it this fashion. They’ve their very own planes and loads of luxurious, however maintain that to themselves. I believe Max is in a very good, wholesome manner in life.”