Lewis Hamilton now doesn’t drive any of his supercars: Claims to save carbon footprint by doing so

Lewis Hamilton has additionally bought his non-public jet, turn out to be a vegan, and requested that his group Mercedes-AMG transport him in electrical autos each time potential.

Having a occupation that’s based mostly on driving a petrol-powered automotive might have one take into consideration their carbon footprint. Six-time world Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has had a considered it and now says that doesn’t need to drive any of his automobiles. (Speaking of a Formula 1 champion’s automobiles means they’re supercars price tens of millions of {dollars}). The Mercedes driver additionally introduced his possession of a group within the electrical off-road Extreme E sequence this week, when he advised reporters that he’s doing all he can to be environmentally pleasant.

Hamilton reportedly owns a Ferrari LaFerrari, Pagani Zonda, McLaren P1, and Sixties Shelby Cobra amongst different automobiles. But he says that now he solely drives his Mercedes-Benz EQC (electrical SUV).

“It’s difficult because there are people (who say) like ‘yeah, but you race a Formula One car around every weekend’,” the 35-year-old Briton stated on Thursday on the Tuscan Grand Prix at Italy’s Mugello circuit.

“Some of it is education because not everyone knows the footprint that our sport currently has and what we’re doing in terms of trying to improve that. But I’m making a lot of changes in my personal life.

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“I don’t drive any of the cars that I own anymore. I only drive my (electric Mercedes) EQC.”

Last 12 months, Formula 1 issued a sustainability plan underneath which it goals to obtain a internet zero-carbon footprint for the game by 2030. It has additionally promised that each one Formula One occasions could be sustainable by 2025.

Hamilton, who’s a vegan, stated he has pushed a Smart automotive and requested to be collected from airports in electrical autos. He has bought his non-public jet.

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