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Hamilton on protest against jewellery ban: "I was just f*cking with it"

A much-discussed conflict in the first half of the season was the wearing of jewellery in the Formula 1 car. Apparently there has been a rule since 2005 that prohibits drivers from wearing jewellery in their cars for safety reasons. However, it is only since this season that this has been more strictly controlled. Lewis Hamilton admits he was messing around in protest. Article continues under ad Especially Hamilton was mostly affected by the stricter controls, because the Briton is the most outspoken driver on the grid and therefore wears a lot of jewellery. In conversation with Vanity Fair, the seven-time world champion was asked if he felt the rule was aimed mainly at him. "“I...
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