In The Driver's Seat: Hamilton's moment of magic at Sakhir

Lewis Hamilton raises his first-place trophy in Sakhir, Bahrain, on March 28, 2021.
Lewis Hamilton raises his first-place trophy in Sakhir, Bahrain, on March 28, 2021.PHOTO: AFP

LONDON - Discussing his ambitions during the weekend in Bahrain, and how his commitment to diversity fits in with aspirations to achieve a record eighth world championship, Lewis Hamilton reiterated that he does not want to be remembered just for driving very quickly.

But after scoring an astonishing victory over a very in-form Max Verstappen - in a faster Red Bull which started from pole position and was the clear pre-race favourite - the 36-year-old Briton could also consider a career as a magician. Or a ballet dancer.

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