Lewis Hamilton has declared his new love for bike racing after finishing a test day in Jerez with World Superbike riders Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark on Sunday.
Hamilton posted a collection of images of the test on Instagram as he took to the Spanish monitor on a Yamaha YZF-R1. Additionally current was Mercedes’ chief strategist James Vowels, who was pictured evaluating telemetry with Hamilton, Lowes and van der Mark.
On Monday, Hamilton posted a message underlining his love of bike racing, however confirmed he had no plans to swap 4 wheels for two on a everlasting foundation.
“Good morning! Awoke feeling nice as we speak, miss driving the superbike already. FYI, I’ve all the time beloved two wheels greater than 4. At all times needed a bike since I used to be a child, nevertheless am tremendous grateful my dad received me a kart. However present new love is out on monitor on my bike.
“I’ve the very best regard and respect for these bike riders. It is a a lot totally different self-discipline, nevertheless, and requires a few of the identical fundamentals similar to time, persistence, fearlessness, focus, agility and threat taking. All of which make a sport thrilling.
“And sure, I would love to race bikes. However these guys are on one other stage so I feel I will simply take pleasure in driving and testing the boundaries on monitor.”
Hamilton added a message to nine-time champion Valentino Rossi, requesting an invitation to the Italian’s Motocross ranch in Tavullia, Italy.
“@valeyellow46, I want to come to the ranch asap,” he added.