Revealed: Lewis Hamilton’s on-track studio set up

Lewis Hamilton’s passion for music is well known, with the Brit having appeared as a guest artist in the past.

Alongside his reputation as a top Formula 1 driver, Lewis Hamilton is known for his love of writing and recording music in his spare time.

Hamilton’s passion for music is part of his mission to grow his portfolio away from motorsport, as the 38-year-old prepares for his life after racing.

In 2018, the seven-time world champion even appeared as a guest artist on Christina Aguilera’s 2018 track ‘Pipe’ under the pseudonym XNDA.

McFly’s Danny Jones has now revealed how Hamilton balances his music hobby with his motorsport career.

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While on the road, the former world champion brings a studio set-up with him, so he can decompress after a long day of work at the circuit.

“I think music and sport marry really well,” Jones told

“Everyone I meet in the world of music wants to be a racing car driver and every racing car driver wants to be a musician. 

“I know Lewis Hamilton does – he has a little bit of a studio set-up when he goes on tour. I’ve seen!”

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McFly will headline the Silverstone Festival at the iconic British circuit later this year, with the event scheduled a month and a half after the British Grand Prix.

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Hamilton is currently the most successful driver to race around Silverstone, having won eight of the races held at the British track.

The Brit’s strength around Silverstone saw him manage to take P3 at last year’s race despite the Mercedes being far off the pace of its rivals in the new era of regulations.

As it stands, Silverstone will play host to a Grand Prix until at least 2024, although officials in the UK will be hoping to secure the British track’s spot on the calendar for years to come.