Lewis Hamiltonpilot of Mercedes on the Formula Onelaunched a joke after the competition announced that wearing jewelry during a race is strictly pr
Lewis Hamiltonpilot of Mercedes on the Formula Onelaunched a joke after the competition announced that wearing jewelry during a race is strictly prohibited, the Briton assured that he has some piercings that cannot be removed.
The instruction was given by the new race director of the FIA Niels Wittichwho issued the statement prior to the Australian Grand Prix that will run this Sunday, April 10 at the Albert Park Circuit.
“Wearing jewelry such as piercings or metal chains around the neck is forbidden during the competition and can be controlled before the start”.
The rule is not new, the ad was shown as a reminder after several pilots were seen wearing jewelry in competition, among those indicated is hamilton so he expressed his thoughts on the matter.
“I have several piercings that few people know about, and I can’t really take them off, but it’s the old rule, so nothing new.”
The rule has been in place since 2005 to prevent injuries when an accident occurs and drivers must immediately exit the single-seater.
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