May 7, 2021

Racecar Driver Lewis Hamilton Owes Fast Moves to Lightweight Shoes, Suits and Underwear

Lewis Hamilton is Puma’s newest Team Faster ambassador. The FIA Formula One world champion held a fitness session in the label’s gear on Tuesday in Los Angeles to celebrate his new role.
“It’s such a cool brand because it’s got a mixture of athletics and urban life-style that makes it easy to wear today,” explained the 32-year-old British race-car driver, who has been wearing head-to-toe Puma behind the wheel. “It’s not just the shoes, but they do the suit and the underwear,” Hamilton said, adding that he consults with the company on minimizing the amount his competition outfit weighs.
Lewis Hamilton wears head-to-toe Puma gear during a workout session in Los Angeles.
“My race suit, I have to get that as light as possible; and my boots are the lightest — as light as socks,” he said.
Throughout the year, Hamilton has to maintain his weight under 150 pounds for the sport. “I’m basically like a jockey — I can’t be big and bulky,” he explained.
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