The wait is finally over. We are officially into the first race weekend of the 2023 F1 season. While the on-track action is obviously something fans look forward to, drivers’ outfits while arriving at the paddocks are another. And there are no prizes for guessing which among them grabs the most eyeballs. That’s right, Lewis Hamilton has arrived at the paddocks, this time with an all-red look. The Silver Arrows’ ace often makes some statement with his outfits. While he did not specify if he was this time, fans nonetheless made interpretations of their own.
Hamilton often leaves not just fans, but his fellow F1 drivers awestruck with his bold outfits. In an earlier interview, his teammate George Russell put him on his list of podium holders for best-dressed drivers on the grid. Charles Leclerc too once praised him for pulling off odd-looking outfits with confidence. Lewis recently made an appearance in an all-black outfit at the BAFTAs afterparty and stole the spotlight away from Serena Williams.
Lewis Hamilton leaves fans guessing his intentions with his first 2023 paddock appearance
It’s Friday and we’ll have the first two practice sessions for the Bahrain GP today. However, before its kick-off, Lewis is raising the heat. While it is already pretty hot out there in Bahrain, the Briton chose a thick buttoned-down shirt and trousers coupled with red sunglasses and sneakers to complete the look.
Have a look at how fans reacted to the outfit on Twitter.
Lewis dressed as a warning sign to all : I'm baaaaack Bahrain! Love the outfit, great fiery feisty colour
— vicky (@vdm_vicks) March 2, 2023
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One user had a hilarious take on the outfit that looked like a red carpet in itself.
No red carpet? No problem, I wore mine. https://t.co/OsRcBIYafY
— ZinNketØ (@miriingu) March 3, 2023
he looks so soft in every way i just want to https://t.co/qIWn6rLUzM
— ju (@vetteljuice) March 2, 2023
For her latest Super Bowl halftime performance, Rihanna too made an appearance in an all-red outfit. Some felt the pop star pulled it off better.
rihanna wore it better https://t.co/9K69aKvcLb
— jezreel (@jessoli_) March 3, 2023
One fan was left so much in awe that they believed there was no one else who could have pulled the looked better than their favorite driver.
I'm sorry but the outfit, the jewelry, the sunglasses… WHO'S DOING IT LIKE HIM ?? https://t.co/T8qD1ytuDL
— SCORPIO’S GROOVE (@Foutanienne) March 2, 2023
Another fan lauded him for his dedication to wearing what looks like a winter outfit in the hot weather of Bahrain.
You just know he’s sweating his balls off but we love him for it
— Sophie (@_hamrussy) March 2, 2023
Some felt the Mercedes driver was probably turning into a Ferrari fan. Given how the Prancing Horse is looking as the frontrunner to challenge Red Bull in 2023, we wouldn’t be surprised if he really was.
Even if you’re not a @ScuderiaFerrari fan, you’re a Ferrari fan. #LH44 https://t.co/u1HVgt6kWY
— Laura Waller (@Laura_WallerATC) March 2, 2023
Powerful message wearing red. LFG, it's Hammer time Champ #f1 #bahraingp
— Lotus (@lotus2955) March 2, 2023
i simp for one man and that’s lewis https://t.co/DDPC6Zb6tJ
— thoughtspartiallyempty (@thanosthinking) March 2, 2023
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I’ve missed the weekly Lewis Hamilton paddock fashion show https://t.co/SQ0iIMe19a
— Taylor Hull (@Taylor_Hull8) March 2, 2023
The early signs coming since the three days of testing haven’t looked too positive for the Brackley-based outfit. Let us hope they turn up quicker on Saturday and Sunday and we get to see a three-way fight for the championships.
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