Will.i.am Predicts Hamilton’s Wins Could Delay Verstappen’s Success

American rapper Will.i.am expressed his confidence in the Mercedes Formula 1 team, praising their engineering, leadership, and drivers Lewis Hamilton and George Russell, and predicting a potential historic win for Hamilton in the upcoming season.


‣ American rapper Will.i.am is a fan of Formula 1 and has a partnership with Mercedes, the team for which Lewis Hamilton and George Russell race.
‣ The new Formula 1 season is set to begin on 2 March in Bahrain, with Mercedes’ new car, the W15, being unveiled on 14 February.
‣ Will.i.am expressed confidence in Mercedes’ competitiveness, praising the team’s engineering, leadership, and drivers.
‣ He believes that if Lewis Hamilton were to win, it would be a historic moment for him, the sport, and Mercedes.

Will.i.am, the American rapper, is more than just an artist. He’s a massive Formula 1 enthusiast. Particularly fond of Mercedes, he’s got a partnership with the brand. The same brand that Lewis Hamilton and George Russell race for. When quizzed about Mercedes’ chances of topping the charts again, Will.i.am didn’t hesitate with his response.

The new Formula 1 season? It’s almost here. The first Grand Prix? It’s in Bahrain on March 2. And Mercedes’ new car, the W15? It’s set to be revealed on Valentine’s Day. Will.i.am? He’s pretty bullish about Mercedes’ chances.

Will.i.am’s faith in Mercedes, Wolff, Russell, and Hamilton

The rapper’s confidence in Mercedes is unwavering. “They’ve got the best engineers on the planet,” he told F1 Briefings. “And Lewis Hamilton? He’s one of the greatest drivers to ever do it.” His optimism doesn’t stop there. He’s got high praise for Toto Wolff’s leadership and George Russell’s fearlessness. “George is one of the nicest guys I’ve ever met,” he added.

If Lewis Hamilton pulls off a win, it’ll be a moment for the history books. A legendary moment for Lewis, the sport, and Mercedes. That’s according to Will.i.am. “When Lewis does it, it’s going to take a long time for Max Verstappen to catch up,” he said. “Max is great, don’t get me wrong. But when Lewis has it in the bag, it’ll take Max a few years.”

Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez is a senior writer at F1Highlights.com. With a passion for motorsports, Albert brings a unique perspective to the world of Formula One. With over five years of experience as a sports reporter, he has honed his skills in capturing the essence of the sport.

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