Martin Brundle poll makes huge Lewis Hamilton revelation

Lewis Hamilton hasn't won a race since 2021, but the Brit is hopeful he can change that this year.

Ex-Formula 1 driver turned pundit Martin Brundle has insisted that Lewis Hamilton is still the most popular driver in the sport, following his own personal poll.

Brundle has been enjoying the summer break and has come across several F1 fans during his time away from the championship.

The ex-driver took to Twitter to share how great it was to meet so many people passionate about the sport, whilst he revealed that he asked each of them who they supported.

Brundle admitted that “95%” of the people he met supported the seven-time World Champion.

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“So I’ve been out and about in the summer break,” Brundle wrote on Twitter.

“Met many and all kinds of F1 fans who want to engage which is really great. Always thank them for their passion about our sport and ask them who they support. 95% have said Lewis, so there you have it. Just a Marty poll but fact.”

Brundle’s son, racing driver Alex Brundle, joked that his father’s pole was not “balanced”.

A polls of London and Norfolk; notoriously balanced,” Alex jokingly commented.

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There does seem to be a lot of truth to the Sky Sports F1 pundit’s poll though, as Hamilton often receives the loudest cheer from the crowd at the vast majority of the races.

The main exceptions to this are, of course, Zandvoort and the Red Bull Ring, whilst the Hungaroring is also mixed between the Mercedes driver and the Max Verstappen.

Hamilton does boast significantly more followers on social media than any of the other drivers, something which also supports Brundle’s poll.

Despite this, Verstappen is very much the most dominant driver on the grid currently, with the two-time World Champion being on the brink of a third consecutive title.

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Sergio Perez initially seemed to be able to challenge him, but the Mexican’s championship bid has since capitulated.