#sports activities Lewis Hamilton leads Formula One in a minute’s silence for Queen Elizabeth II at the Italian GP
Lewis Hamilton leads Formula One groups, drivers and officers carrying black armbands in a minute’s silence earlier than first observe at the Italian Grand Prix following Queen Elizabeth II’s loss of life
- Lewis Hamilton, George Russell and Lando Norris led F1’s tribute to the Queen
- There was a second’s silence forward of the first free observe in Monza on Friday
- Teams, officers and drivers all got here collectively in the pitlane at the Italian GP
- Russell, Ferrari and McLaren are amongst those that tweeted tributes to Elizabeth
Formula 1 – led by British drivers Lewis Hamilton, George Russell and Lando Norris – have held a minute’s silence forward of the first free observe at the Italian Grand Prix, in remembrance of Queen Elizabeth II.
All drivers and race officers wore black armbands throughout the tribute to Her Majesty in the pitlane on Friday afternoon.
This weekend’s race assembly in Monza will proceed as scheduled following the loss of life of the Queen aged 96 on Thursday, however there was a second of silence to pay tribute earlier than Friday’s opening coaching session at 1pm UK time.
Formula 1 have held a minute’s silence forward in remembrance of Queen Elizabeth II
Lewis Hamilton adjusts his black armband previous to the minute’s silence in the pitlane in Monza
Sergio Perez, Christian Horner and Max Verstappen stand at the entrance of the Red Bull paddock
There is ready to be one other grid-based tribute earlier than the begin of Sunday’s race at 2pm, though particulars of this are nonetheless to be introduced.
Seven-time F1 champion Hamilton, Russell and Norris took half in the tribute, alongside their compatriots from round the world.
F1 officers and the constructors additionally gathered in the pitlane at Monza to respect Britain’s longest serving monarch.
The loss of life of the Queen on Thursday led to tributes from throughout the sporting world, as reported in Sportsmail, together with from Formula 1.
Hamilton posted an emotional tribute on Instagram, describing the Queen as an ‘iconic chief’
All drivers and race officers wore black armbands as they remembered Her Majesty
Alex Albon and Nicholas Latifi are pictured as a part of the Williams staff throughout the tribute
Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at Balmoral, Aberdeenshire on Thursday at the age of 96
On Friday, Hamilton posted on Instagram: ‘How do you discover the phrases to explain the lack of Her Majesty The Queen? She was really an iconic chief, an inspiration and a reassuring presence for most, if not all, of our lives.
‘Since the unhappy information yesterday, I’ve been reflecting on her unbelievable life. She was a image of hope for so many and he or she served her nation with dignity, dedication and kindness. She was really like no different and I’m grateful to have lived throughout her time. Her legacy might be long-lasting and her passing deeply felt.
‘I had the unbelievable honour of having the ability to spend time together with her. It is one thing I’ll always remember. We talked about our shared love of canine and he or she was extremely beneficiant together with her time. I do know the complete nation and lots of others round the world might be mourning her loss and my ideas and prayers are together with her household and all these near her, who’ve misplaced a liked one. Rest in Peace❤️’.
Lewis Hamilton paid tribute to the Queen on Instagram, and spoke of their mutual love of canine
Russell tweeted: ‘I’m so unhappy to listen to about the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
‘Her devotion to our nation and her gracious management have been inspirational to so many generations of individuals in the UK and round the world.
‘My household and I ship our deepest condolences to The Royal Family and to all those that admired her service to our nation for seven a long time. Rest in Peace.’
Driver George Russell hailed Queen Elizabeth II’s ‘devotion to our nation’ following her loss of life
Stefano Domenicali, CEO of the sport, stated: ‘Formula 1 mourns the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. For greater than seven a long time she devoted her life to public service with dignity and devotion and impressed so many round the world.
‘Formula 1 sends its deepest condolences to the Royal Family and to the individuals of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.’
Ferrari hailed the ‘groundbreaking’ royal pioneer on Twitter, and supplied its sympathies to the household, and to their British counterparts in the F1 paddock.
McLaren additionally paid their very own tribute to the Queen, together with a picture of the day she opened the staff’s Technology Centre in Woking.
The Royal Family has a lengthy historical past of supporting Formula 1, with Elizabeth’s father King George VI attending the first British Grand Prix in 1950.
Ferrari paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, calling the 96-year-old a ‘groundbreaking girl’
McLaren additionally mourned the passing of the Queen, and highlighted her function opening their centre