On Saturday, Silverstone introduced that the start-finish stretch, previously generally known as the Worldwide Pits Straight, will now bear the title of Lewis Hamilton in recognition of the seven-time world champion’s excellent efficiency.
The Hamilton Straight will stay the one part of the legendary British circuit named after any of the racers.
David Coulthard, President of the British Racers Membership – and the observe belongs to this very group – personally broke the information to Lewis.
David Coulthard: “As President of BRDC, I’m delighted to share this information with Lewis. For the primary time within the historical past of Silverstone, a piece of the observe shall be named after a selected particular person.
Lewis performed an enormous position on this story, and along with the administrators of the membership, we thought there was no higher method to have a good time his achievements than to rename the beginning / end line in his honor. “