Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG Petronas has revealed his new helmet design for the 2017 season, which saw a competition opened to fans to design it the Bell Racing helmet.
Hamilton wrote in an Instagram post that from more than 8,000 entries, a design from Brazilian artist Raí Caldato most captured what Hamilton wanted to wear.
Hamilton wrote: “Raí evolves my layout by adding new stripe elements on the sides. As a tribute to my hero, Ayrton Senna the helmet features the colours of Brazil – green, yellow and blue. These are accompanied with the 3 stars that represent my Championship wins.”
The traditional yellow that’s been a large part of Hamilton’s helmets over the years remains the dominant color and is balanced by the candy apple red that follows.
The full post is below: