Hamilton in local attire
Manama: British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton made headlines today as he arrived at Bahrain International Circuit, the venue of F1, in traditional Bahraini thobe and headdress.
The reigning Formula 1 world champion Hamilton’s full local attire was immediately the topic of discussion on sports television channels including Sky Sports and social media.
The Mercedes driver caused a considerable stir as he arrived in the Sakhir paddock. "Nothing but love and respect for this culture, and Bahrain!! Feeling royal!" Hamilton tweeted.