Lando Norris claims he was the first to rock questionable fashion item

Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton previously questioned and criticised Carlos Sainz's fashion sense.

Lando Norris has joked that he was the “first” driver on the Formula 1 grid to rock a bucket hat, in the latest instalment of F1’s ‘Grill the Grid’ YouTube series.

The series sees drivers complete a series of challenges typically based on other drivers, with the latest episode having been no different.

The most recent challenge saw drivers have to guess ‘who’s that quote about?’.

They were told a series of quotes and had to guess which driver was being discussed, with one quote having caused a stir.

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“We’re here for the ***** bucket hat era”, read one of the quotes.

This particular quote stumped a lot of the drivers, before they correctly guessed that it was about Alfa Romeo’s Valtteri Bottas.

Norris was one of the drivers who guessed correctly; however, he insisted that he was the “first” to start wearing a bucket hat, not Bottas.

“I mean I’d say I was one of the first, but Bottas,” Norris answered. “But I had the bucket hat years ago, already you know.”

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Bucket hats have become a common sight in the Formula 1 paddock, with Norris, Bottas and Carlos Sainz all wearing them.

Sainz hasn’t received a great reception for wearing a bucket hat though, as Lewis Hamilton joked that the Spaniard’s hat was the ‘worst bucket hat ever’.

Hamilton has also been seen with a bucket hat in the paddock recently and stole Norris’ at the British Grand Prix.

Hamilton and Norris went on to enjoy a great battle during their home race, which saw the duo fight for second behind Max Verstappen.

It was ultimately Norris who came out on top, leaving Hamilton to settle for third at Silverstone.

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Norris followed his podium at the British GP up with a second consecutive P2 finish at the Hungarian Grand Prix, where he overtook Hamilton on the opening lap.

Norris has been exceptional in recent races since McLaren introduced their large upgrades package at the Austrian Grand Prix.

He’s finished no lower than fifth in the last four races and looks set to be a podium threat throughout the second half of the season.