Hamilton asks fans to design 2017 F1 helmet

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Hamilton asks fans to design 2017 F1 helmet
Jonathan Noble
By: Jonathan Noble
Jan 26, 2017, 5:36 PM

Lewis Hamilton will run an all-new helmet design in 2017, with the livery being picked from a fan competition that he has opened.

The three-time world champion wants fans to create a new helmet for him, and will race with the design during the next F1 season.

Fans wishing to take part in the competition have been asked to download a template design and then log their designs on Instagram. Details of the competition can be found here.

As well as Hamilton using the fan design during the next F1 season, the winner will also pick up a full-sized replica that has been signed by the Mercedes driver.

F1's regulations mean that once Hamilton starts the season with the helmet design he must keep it for the entire campaign, although is allowed to run a one-off special at a race of his choosing.

While drivers in the past have run fan-designed helmets at single grands prix, this is the first time that a driver has elected to race one for an entire season.

 

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