Lewis Hamilton embraces the Bahrain culture
Formula 1 driver, Lewis Hamilton, who is currently racing with Mercedes AMG Petronas at the Bahrain Grand Prix, is seen here wearing full Bahraini national dress, the thobe including the ghurta, keffiyeh and agal. He posted the photos on his Instagram profile today.
Hamilton said: "(I have).. Nothing but love and respect for this culture, and Bahrain!! Excited to get in the car today. Feeling royal!! Thank you to The Royal Family for being so hospitable, and taking great care of me."
Mixed reaction on social media...
I must admit, I'm feeling the sheikh Lewis Hamilton look. He looked so Arab actually— Abubakar Sani (@Abubakarsanee) April 3, 2016
This isn't the first time..
Lewis frequently visits Dubai on and around the time of the Bahrain and Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. He is seen here wearing traditional dress in the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi last December.