Lewis Hamilton includes ‘fanboy’ Yuki Tsunoda in photo dump

Lewis Hamilton had a successful weekend in Mexico, finishing P2 for the second race in a row.

Lewis Hamilton has recently labelled social media a ‘toxic place’, referring to the flood of comments that the drivers have been receiving, usually on Twitter.

The seven-time world champion has admitted that he does not particularly use social media or read these comments, most of which come from anonymous trolls, however he does still partake in Instagram ‘photo dumps’ which have become a regular trend for most drivers.

This involves drivers posting a selection of photos that they took across a race weekend, some serious, some funny, to sum up their weekend, with Hamilton captioning his ‘Good pace, good points, and always a good time. Adios Mexico!’

The post features a few photos of Hamilton, some of the Mexican fans and even a potential hint at a Monster Energy collaboration, with a can seen titled ‘New Lewis Hamilton flavour, final version’.

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Funniest of all however is a screenshot of a tweet telling the Brit that his photo dumps are not complete unless they have a photo of Yuki Tsunoda in them, poking fun a Pierre Gasly’s Instagram posts which always seen to feature the Japanese driver.

Hamilton obliged, posting a photo of the AlphaTauri driver, but with a twist.

Instead of posting a photo of Tsunoda at the race weekend, he shared a photo of the Japanese driver as a child posing in front of Lewis Hamilton’s old championship winning car as a young fan many years ago.

The photo, while comedic, reminds fans of the longevity of Hamilton’s career, with the Brit being at the top of his game for well over a decade now, and many of the young drivers having idolised him as children, even his teammate George Russell who has photos with Hamilton from his junior days.

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Both Tsunoda and Gasly have tipped their hat to Hamilton’s post, commenting laughing emojis as a nod of approval for the 37-year-old’s success in jumping on the Tsunoda bandwagon.

The Mexican Grand Prix was successful for Hamilton, perhaps prompting his good natured post, with the Mercedes driver finishing in second place having started in third.

The Brit will be hoping to go one step further in Brazil however, with the F1 legend being on the longest winless run of his career, and only two races away from his first ever winless season.