Will Smith tries to hijack Lewis Hamilton’s final race of season in hilarious video

first_imgWill Smith was in attendance at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday and off the track, there was drama galore.Lewis Hamilton and Will Smith showed off their acting skills off the track just ahead of the Abu Dhabi race, so much so that the world champions was tied to a chair.Not that the race was any less dramatic with a horrific crash on the opening lap. Hamilton, however, finished the season on a high.In the video shared by Hamilton on Instagram, the Formula One champion could be seen tied to a chair while Will Smith, dressed in the Mercedes suit like Hamilton’s, is ready to race.The video starts with Hamilton already tied to a chair as Smith says, “I’m sorry, I’m sorry Lewis” and Hamilton gives him a look saying, “it’s not cool.”Smith then explains Hamilton the deal:”Okay, here’s the deal. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me, man. You’ve already won, save something for other people. You’re black, I’m black, nobody is going to know the difference. I got this.”Hamilton shouts, “I gotta race, man” and hops around tied to the chair.Smith just says sorry and Hamilton screams, “You better win, man”.It all started with Hamilton putting up an Instagram story introducing Will Smith, “My brother Will Smith is here. I hadn’t seen him for long and it’s so good to see him at the race. He has taken over social media today and he is even dressed to race.”advertisementSmith just says, “I can race if I have to.” And Hamilton replies with, “Hey, we can race together man.”Also read – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Nico Hulkenberg unhurt after dramatic accidentIn another story by Will Smith, Hamilton asks if he is racing in Abu Dhabi or Smith is, to which Smith says, “I’m here just in case you want somebody to step in. You wanted me to step in and I’m here for you.”Cut to the next Instagram story, Hamilton is tied to the chair and Smith is ready to race in place of him.Then, Will Smith enters the racing arena with the helmet on but is caught by the Mercedes staff and is taken back.From there on, Lewis Hamilton takes over!Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was the final race of the season and world champion Hamilton had the perfect end to a remarkable season.After starting at the pole position, Hamilton zoomed off to his 11th win of the season and a 73rd of his career. It was a symbolic finish to the season where for the second straight year he proved his superiority under pressure to beat Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to the title.Hamilton, who has won 51 of the 100 races in the V6 turbo hybrid era, became the first driver to score more than 400 points in a season with a final tally of 408. His victory also left him 18 wins away from Michael Schumacher’s all-time record.Also watch –last_img read more