- Lewis Hamilton has fallen in love with Ghana following his recent win
- The renowned racer was humbled after some Ghanaians celebrated his recent victory
- Hamilton fought back to go past Max Verstappen into pole position in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
British racing driver Lewis Hamilton has given thumbs up to Ghana for celebrating his recent win.
The renowned racer was stunned by a viral video of Ghanaians celebrating his groundbreaking victory in a recent Formula 1 tournament.
In the said video sighted by YEN.com.gh, Ghanaian Formula 1 lovers were seen jubilating after Hamilton staged a thrilling fightback to go past Max Verstappen for victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
The video was taken at Formula 1 Ghana viewing party at the Multichoice head office in Accra on Sunday, August 4, 2019, and shared on their page.
However, Hamilton after seeing the video has expressed his delight by thanking his Ghanaian fans for supporting him.
He took to Instagram and wrote, “I woke up this morning to this video and it brought tears to my eyes. I honestly never knew I had fans like this in Ghana but I am so grateful. The love is so appreciated and I’m sending you love right back. Thank you #teamlhghanafor supporting me and being with me on this journey. One love and blessings to you all.”
Hamilton races for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. A five-time Formula One World Champion, he is often considered the best driver of his generation and widely regarded as one of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport.
He won his first World Championship title with McLaren in 2008, then moved to Mercedes where he won back-to-back titles in 2014 and 2015 before winning back-to-back titles again in 2017 and 2018.
The most successful British driver in the history of the sport, Hamilton has more World Championship titles and more race victories than any other British driver in Formula One.
He also holds records for the all-time most career points (3,268), the most wins at different circuits (26), the all-time most pole positions (87) and the most grand slams in a season (3).
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