A recent social media post by Mercedes has turned a few heads, following recent rumours linking Lewis Hamilton to pop icon Shakira.
Hamilton and Shakira are believed to have started dating after being spotted together following recent races in Miami and Spain, with the Colombian having met several of the seven-time World Champion’s friends.
However, according to the Daily Mirror, Hamilton wasn’t the only person to show recent interest in the popstar.
Supposedly, Hollywood actor Tom Cruise had been ‘flirting’ with Shakira before Hamilton became involved, with Cruise and Shakira having been on the grid together at the Miami Grand Prix.
Somewhat comically, Mercedes recently posted a selection of photos from recent races onto social media, including a snap of Cruise with Shakira.
Cruise and Hamilton are actually believed to be very good friends, with the pair having been seen together multiple times.
The rumours linking Hamilton and Shakira together are yet to be confirmed by their representatives, with Cruise’s having also remained silent.
A potential love triangle certainly isn’t what the Mercedes star will likely be focusing on currently, given that the Canadian Grand Prix takes place this weekend.
Having finished third at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve last season, Hamilton will be targeting another strong performance this weekend.
The 103-time race winner heads to Canada on the back of finishing second at the Spanish Grand Prix, where he demonstrated excellent pace.
He was though, comfortably beaten by Max Verstappen, who is unsurprisingly the clear favourite to claim a sixth win of 2023 on Sunday.
A podium might be too much of a challenge for Hamilton, with Mercedes expecting the W14 to be weaker in Canada than it was in Spain.
The low-speed corners are likely going to be an issue for the Silver Arrows, who have tended to perform better at circuits consisting of mainly high and medium-speed turns.
Despite this, Hamilton boasts an incredible record in Montreal, having won the Canadian GP a record-equalling seven times.
Hamilton has claimed seven wins in Canada, alongside fellow seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher.
A shock win this weekend would see the Briton become the most successful driver at the iconic venue, where he claimed his first F1 win back in 2007.