Six-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton, will enter his own team in the inaugural season of the Extreme E electric off-road racing series, which kicks off in January 2021. The British racer will back the X44 team – named after Hamilton’s own racing car number – in the one-make series for 543hp four-wheel-drive Odyssey 21 SUVs.

  • Hamilton launches his own X44 race team
  • The team will make its debut in the inaugural Extreme E season
  •  Hamilton indicates team will provide opportunities to younger drivers

How involved will Hamilton be in the X44 Extreme E team?

As founder of the X44 team, Hamilton will not be behind the wheel or involved on a day-to-day basis. “It will be fun to have a different role from being the team driver,” the F1 2020 championship leader said.

 

“What’s most appealing, though, is that Extreme E will  not only be raising awareness of…

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