Now the Drivers’ title is in the bag, the Pussycat Doll is on his arm and the new F1 season is still a few months away, Lewis Hamilton was clearly short of a challenge. So the first British Formula One World Champion in over a decade has designed his own ‘Supercircuit’. And you can see Hamilton’s dream circuit in our computer-generated video simulation below.
Lewis Hamilton’s own circuit – what’s it like?
Bloody hard. Hamilton chose a counter-clockwise circuit – only Istanbul, Singapore and Turkey on the 2008 calendar run that way – and picked the toughest and most challenging corners from around the world. They include Istanbul Speed Park’s Turn 8, Eau Rouge at Spa-Francochamps, Copse at Silverstone and already looking ahead to 2009, the famous 130R at Suzuka.
Lewis explained: ‘I wanted to create a circuit that would be challenging, exhilarating and enjoyable, but most of all somewhere you would love to have the chance to drive and provide the definitive test for any driver, in any car.’
>> Would your dream circuit differ from Hamilton’s? Click ‘Add your comment’ and sound off
Lewis Hamiltons ultimate F1 circuit; F1; favourite circuits; Formula 1; lewis hamilton; McLaren; supercar circuit; Mercedes SL65 AMG Black series commercial; CAR Online; car videos; mercedes amg black; Mercedes SL65 AMG Black series commercial; sl 65; Mercedes SL65 AMG Black series Bernd Schneider driving; amg black; bernd schneider; mercedes amg black; Mercedes SL65 AMG Black series Bernd Schneider driving; Mercedes SLK55 AMG Black series; 2008; amg black series; car videos; Mercedes AMG; Mercedes SLK55 AMG Black series; SLK55; Mercedes CLK63 AMG Black series; AMG; car videos; clk63; Mercedes AMG; mercedes black series; Mercedes CLK63 AMG Black series; Lewis Hamilton interview; CAR Magazine; CAR Online; F1; Formula 1; Grand Prix; interview; lewis hamilton; BMW M3 v Mercedes C63 AMG v Lexus IS-F – three super-saloons battle it out on track; AMG; auto; bmw; c63; car; CAR Magazine; is-f; Lexus; lexus is-f; m3; mercedes; three super-saloon; www.carmagazine.co.uk; Mercedes E63 AMG scoop video; 2008 car spy video; Mercedes AMG; mercedes E63 amg; secret new cars; Mercedes SL63 road test; automotive; cars; Mercedes SL63; mercedes sl63 amg; BMW M3 v Mercedes C63 AMG v Lexus IS-F – three super-saloons battle it out on track; AMG; auto; bmw; c63; car; CAR Magazine; is-f; Lexus; lexus is-f; m3; mercedes; three super-saloon; www.carmagazine.co.uk; Mercedes CLC London Motor Show video; british international motor show; london motor show; mercedes; mercedes CLC; video; Mercedes CLK spy video; Mercedes Gullwing spy video; 2008; car; CAR Magazine; cars; Gullwing; mercedes; mercedes gullwing; Sportcars; Supercars; Mercedes Player