Lewis Hamilton uploaded a tweet paying his respects to the legendary actor Sean Connery. The Briton admitted that the news of Sean Connery’s death was devastating for him.
Sean Connery, the Scottish actor, soared to popularity as James Bond. Unfortunately, the Oscar-winning actor died at the age of 90 yesterday.
Formula 1 has revisited Imola after 14 years this weekend. Ayrton Senna, a personal hero of Hamilton, lost his life racing at Imola in 1994.
It is certain that this weekend was due to be emotional for Lewis. Meanwhile, Lewis was devastated at Sean Connery’s death. Lewis stated that he has been the biggest fan of the actor for a long time.
I’m devastated to hear of Sean passing away. I never got the honour to meet him but I’ve been the biggest fan of his for so long. He was such an icon, perhaps the greatest 007. We will never forget you. Rest in heaven 007❤️🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/6E1bLVa4Kl
— Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) October 31, 2020
Lewis Hamilton pays respect to his heroes on Twitter
Lewis Hamilton is very active on the social media platform. The six-time world champion understands and respects the platform provided to him. Moreover, he uses the platform to raise awareness about the environment, social injustice and to acknowledge his heroes.
Lewis Hamilton expressed his sadness when the world lost Chadwick Bosman. However, Lewis dominated the qualifying that weekend and dedicated it to his superhero.
Harry Shaw, a 5-year-old fought with a rare bone cancer for 10 months. Lewis paid his tribute to the brave boy with a very emotional tweet.
Lewis Hamilton is also making a debut as a team owner at Extreme- E racing. It is a racing event aimed at increasing awareness about climate change. He and Nico Rosberg will revisit their rivalry once again as team owners.
Hamilton eyes a win at Imola
Lewis Hamilton had recently expressed how he dealt with the news of Ayrton Senna’s death. He recalled that he channelled his sadness into racing and won the carting race that weekend.
This weekend is certainly really emotional for the world champion. Rest assured, he will channel all his energy into racing at Imola and winning the race.
Lewis Hamilton starts at P2, with his teammate Valtteri Bottas on pole position. Hamiton will look forward to winning the race and dedicate it to his personal heroes.