The Lesser Known Lewis Hamilton 23 Feb 2007
There has been much talk of McLaren protecting their new protege from the media, so we felt privileged to be able to grab a quick chat with Lewis Hamilton and discover just a little of what makes him tick
Q: What's in your garage at home?
LH: At the moment I have a Mercedes-Benz C Class.
Q: Tell us something we don't know about you?
LH: I cant do that, Ive got to keep some secrets!
Q: Your favourite song for karaoke?
LH: If youd heard me sing, you wouldnt be asking that question. Save your ears people!
Q: Your most embarrassing moment?
LH: Probably my worst moment behind the wheel to date was in GP2 last year. I went out for qualifying at the Hungaroring and spun on my out-lap, stalled the car and qualified last. I did manage during the race though to get back up to second position by the chequered flag.
Q: When you're at home, what do you listen to when driving?
LH: R & B, reggae, hip-hop, and funky house.
Q: If you were a superhero, what would your special powers be?
LH: Thats easy - to be able to fly!
Q: The person you most admire?
LH: My brother Nicholas.
Q: What would you be if you werent a racing driver?
LH: I would be in the music industry, either performing or a producer.