Formula One: Lewis – Mclaren betrayal & the challenges of friendship

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In the second set of clips from the Graham Bensinger In Depth interview, Lewis Hamilton continues to talk openly about his life in Formula One.

Speaking about his decision to move from Mclaren to Mercedes at the end of the 2012 season Lewis explains that the decision to move in a moment of tranquillity. Independently making the decision to make the move despite those around him questioning the decision. Lewis speaks openly about the conversation between Martin Whitmarsh, Ron Dennis and himself around the decision and how the team at the time felt betrayed by his decision.

Lewis has developed a reputation for a being some what of an outsider in the paddock. In this clip Lewis explains the history of his relationship with Nico Rosberg, and how in the current situation it is almost impossible for the two of them to be friends and then expect to compete on the track.

Away from the F1 paddock, Lewis explains his true friendships are found with the likes of Kanye West, Drake, and Jay-Z.

Further clips from this interview can be seen here

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