Lewis Hamilton leads Method One in a minute’s silence for Queen Elizabeth II on the Italian GP
Method 1 – led by British drivers Lewis Hamilton, George Russell and Lando Norris – have held a minute’s silence forward of the primary free follow on the Italian Grand Prix, in remembrance of Queen Elizabeth II.
All drivers and race officers wore black armbands in the course of the tribute to Her Majesty within 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.
There’s set to be one other grid-based tribute earlier than the beginning 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 within the tribute, alongside their compatriots from world wide.
F1 officers and the constructors additionally gathered within 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 Method 1.
Method 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 within the pitlane in Monza
Sergio Perez, Christian Horner and Max Verstappen stand on the entrance of the Pink Bull paddock
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 in the course of the tribute
Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at Balmoral, Aberdeenshire on Thursday on 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 many, if not all, of our lives.
‘Because the unhappy information yesterday, I’ve been reflecting on her unbelievable life. She was an emblem of hope for thus 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 will probably be long-lasting and her passing deeply felt.
‘I had the unbelievable honour of having the ability to spend time together with her. It’s 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 entire nation and plenty of others world wide will probably be mourning her loss and my ideas and prayers are together with her household and all these near her, who’ve misplaced a beloved one. Relaxation 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 in regards to 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 within the UK and world wide.
‘My household and I ship our deepest condolences to The Royal Household and to all those that admired her service to our nation for seven a long time. Relaxation in Peace.’
Driver George Russell hailed Queen Elizabeth II’s ‘devotion to our nation’ following her loss of life
Stefano Domenicali, CEO of the game, stated: ‘Method 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 world wide.
‘Method 1 sends its deepest condolences to the Royal Household and to the individuals of the UK and the Commonwealth.’
Ferrari hailed the ‘groundbreaking’ royal pioneer on Twitter, and supplied its sympathies to the household, and to their British counterparts within 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 Expertise Centre in Woking.
The Royal Household has a protracted historical past of supporting Method 1, with Elizabeth’s father King George VI attending the primary British Grand Prix in 1950.
Ferrari paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, calling the 96-year-old a ‘groundbreaking lady’
McLaren additionally mourned the passing of the Queen, and highlighted her position opening their centre