Lewis Hamilton is in New Zealand! The world champion is having a holiday in New Zealand before he competes in the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
He has visited Auckland, Hamilton and Queenstown so far on his travels. Flying above Queenstown he said “Yip this is the most beautiful place I’ve seen.”
Although Lewis is worth millions, he has no issue flying cattle class. He told fans yesterday he was about to fly economy because it saved money.
Hamilton, 31, races for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team.
In his first season in Formula One, he set numerous records while finishing second in the 2007 Formula One World Championships.
He also won the championships in 2014 and 2015, making him the first British driver to win two consecutive titles.
He is the only driver in the history of the sport to have won at least one race in each season he has competed to date.