- Max Verstappen leads the championship race by six points.
- Lewis Hamilton has won the US grand prix six times.
7-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was locked in his Mercedes private room for some time as journalists waited for him to join the official press conference.
“I got locked in my room. The door really wouldn’t lock, yeah I couldn’t get out,” said Hamilton after arriving moments later to the presser which he was doing with Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc.
Hilarious responses to the Hamilton’s incident
Social media users have poked fun at the incident with people jumping into hilarious conclusions on how the British driver got locked in his room.
Formula One heads to the United States this weekend for the grand prix race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Lewis has won five races at this track and he will be aiming to add to his tally and put pressure on championship leader Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.
Verstappen leads the title race by six points with six races to go in the season. The two drivers are giving fans a thrilling battle that may go down to the wire.
The Red Bull driver is aiming to win his first world championship while Hamilton hopes to be the outright leader in championship victories if he clinches his eighth title this year.