“The only black man in the sport, so I wouldn’t expect fair treatment”- Lewis Hamilton fans furious after ex-McLaren mechanic reveals how they refused to work on his car during his rookie season

Written by on May 18, 2022

An ex-McLaren mechanic revealed how engineers fought among themselves to refrain from helping Lewis Hamilton with his car in 2007. 

Hamilton made his F1 debut in 2007, partnering up with reigning and two time World Champion Fernando Alonso. While many expected the rookie to struggle behind his already legendary teammate, Hamilton took hold of the challenge firmly.

Not many go into their debut season expecting to compete for the Title. Hamilton however, came agonizingly close to winning it, losing by just one point to eventual Champion Kimi Raikkonen. He finished P2, just . . .



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