That zany Lewis Hamilton is up to some hijinks once again, recently hamming it up on a pair of jet skis for a television film crew in Monaco with fellow Formula One driver Nico Rosberg. The F1 drivers were supposed to stay far enough away from the camera operators on a stationary boat, but Hamilton came in close, executed a sharp turn and sprayed the whole crowd with water. Early reports said the stunt did $150,000 in damage to cameras and mobile phones, but Mercedes said that wasn't the case.

A source with the company said one freelancer didn't adequately protect his gear. The race team is helping to repair or replace the damaged equipment as a gesture of good faith.


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      The Law
      • 1 Year Ago
      This hair cut is nothing, NASCAR drivers wear mullets.
        Pj Taintz
        • 1 Year Ago
        @The Law
        when is the last time you saw a mullet on a nascar driver.. probably the early 90s....
          Derek L. Washington
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Pj Taintz
          I have made it a point not to see NASCAR drivers. "Turn right Bobby Jimmy Lee! Or is it turn Left?
      frostillicus80
      • 1 Year Ago
      Good thing he has a itty bitty trimmed wussy beard, or you probably wouldn't be able to tell where his neck ends or face begins...
      Hajime1990 #follow
      • 1 Year Ago
      is that a microphone thats hanging near his cheek? at first i thought that was his new earring.
      Hajime1990 #follow
      • 1 Year Ago
      If I were a black, world-famous, multi billionaire sportsman, I would be more careful with my actions and speeches...
        Autoblogist
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Hajime1990 #follow
        Do you have any words of wisdom about being dumb and having internet access?
        EZen
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Hajime1990 #follow
        Black has nothing to do with it. Being world-famous implies that you can get away with quite a lot. He's not a billionaire but he does have many millions. In that case, he can afford to get away with quite a bit. I really don't see where you're going with this.
      MotionDesigner
      • 1 Year Ago
      In addition to helping repair the cameras, I think Mercedes should try to repair Lewis' haircut.
      Tone
      • 1 Year Ago
      Slow news day.
        frostillicus80
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Tone
        Thank you, Capt. Obvious! Your powers of perception are uncanny! Promise us you'll only use them for good!
          Tone
          • 1 Year Ago
          @frostillicus80
          Thank you Capt. Waste-of-1s-and-0s.
      Willie
      • 1 Year Ago
      so you would take 150k of professional equipment out to the water on a boat and dont expect this to happen, might be the same idiot that didn't pay for business insurance.
      RetrogradE
      • 1 Year Ago
      Was he really on a Jet Ski? I haven't seen one of those in years, but admittedly don't know if they're still made today. Mr. Bowman (writer) might've just used it as a generic term for Personal Water Craft, or he doesn't know Jet Ski is a brand name. Oh well. Slow news day gets knit-picky comment.
        daewootech
        • 1 Year Ago
        @RetrogradE
        i believe the name Jet Ski is registered to Kawasaki still, however its a blanket term, i still say it, its personally annoying to tell someone i have a "Personal WaterCraft" or PWC, most people just call them Jet Skis and don't worry about the semantics. Im more shocked at a recent trip out to see the prices for these things, were talking in the $15k range for a Jet Ski, thats crazy talk.
      • 1 Year Ago
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      alansroom2005
      • 1 Year Ago
      Why you got to use the color of his skin? He is young, fast, and rich, what do you expect? Nobody is perfect
      collabplan
      • 1 Year Ago
      This incident happened a full week ago. You're just running a story about it now? Worse, you post this non-story before you get around to posting coverage of the GP of Monaco.
      m_2012
      • 1 Year Ago
      Insurance. Non-story. Slow news day.
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