Nyck de Vries impressed everyone with his performance at the 2022 Italian Grand Prix. While everybody agrees the Dutch driver deserves a Formula 1 seat, Lewis Hamilton now reveals his father Anthony tried to help Nyck find his way to Formula 1.
It was during the time when Lewis was driving for McLaren, and Nyck was a junior driver for the team.
“Nyck is a very talented driver, I knew him when he was very young,” Hamilton said.
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“When I was at McLaren, my father tried to help him get into Formula 1. He is really valuable to our team, and he does a lot for us in the simulator and he is always positive.
“I was so happy to hear that he got the chance to drive a GP weekend.
“He deserves a place in Formula 1 in my opinion,” the Briton concluded.