Lewis Hamilton-Larabellestier. By the same name the seven-time Formula 1 world champion likes to be called in the future. Indeed, during the “Expo 2020” Universal exhibition held in the United Arab Emirates in Dubai, the 37-year-old announced that he was going to add his mother’s name Larbelestier after his father’s name Hamilton. The Mercedes driver thus justified the decision during an intervention in front of an audience in Dubai on Monday.
,It will mean a lot to my family. I am very proud of my family name Hamilton. None of you may know that my mother’s name is Larbelestier, and I’m going to add that to my name.“Lewis Hamilton then explained the reasons for his approach:”I really don’t understand the idea that women lose their names when people get married. I really want my mother’s name to be associated with the name Hamilton.“Formula 1 driver expressed keen interest in the change:”I hope it will happen soon, not this weekend in Bahrain, but we are working on it.“On December 31, 2020, Lewis Hamilton experienced a certain change of identity already in the United Kingdom, as the famed sportsman was elevated to the rank of coveted and knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. Thus, the Briton was then Sir can be called Lewis Hamilton.
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