The design was clearly inspired by legendary F1 champion Ayrton Senna and includes the famous Senna “S” logo. Of course, Hamilton is now a Brazilian honorary citizen and he has been paying tribute to the country and carrying the Brazilian flag proudly throughout his entire Formula 1 career.
Despite the amazing support the British driver enjoys in Brazil, Mercedes had its worst weekend of the 2023 Formula 1 season during the Sao Paulo Grand Prix, with Hamilton only finishing the event in eighth place due to a glaring lack of pace.
To further enhance Mercedes’ struggles, George Russell had to retire from the race due to an imminent risk of engine failure due to oil temperature. However, it was still likely that Russell would have finished the race out of the points regardless of the situation.
Moreover, Red Bull continued its huge dominance over the rest of the grid as Max Verstappen won in Brazil, giving Red Bull 19 wins in 20 races this year.