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Lewis Hamilton makes a statement in purple as he arrives at the F1 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi

Purple reign: Racing champ Lewis Hamilton makes another questionable style statement as he arrives at the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix in lilac sweater and trousers


He’s known to make a bold fashion statement on the track. 

And on Wednesday, Lewis Hamilton, 36, raised hell in purple as he arrived at the 2021 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit.  

The racing driver showcased his daring sense of style as he stepped out in the Kidill hell boy knitted jumper and coordinating trousers. 

Bold: Lewis Hamilton, 36, made a statement in purple as he arrived at the F1 Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday

The $638 lavender knit crew-neck featured a pink and blue jacquard graphic across the front with a three-eyes bear, devil child and stars. 

An explicit jacquard text was printed across the back in black and pink on the dropped shoulder sweater.

He paired the piece with some coordinating purple cargo trousers that had multiple pockets and a onyx patch on one knee. 

Matching: The racing driver showcased his daring sense of style in a Kidill hell boy knitted jumper and coordinating trousers

Matching: The racing driver showcased his daring sense of style in a Kidill hell boy knitted jumper and coordinating trousers

Daring: An explicit jacquard text was printed across the back in black and pink on the dropped shoulder sweater

Daring: An explicit jacquard text was printed across the back in black and pink on the dropped shoulder sweater

Style: The $638 lavender knit crew-neck featured a pink and blue jacquard graphic across the front with a three-eyes bear, devil child and stars

Sunny: He accessorised with a pair of blacked out wayfarers to shield his eyes from the Saudi sun

Style: The $638 lavender knit crew-neck featured a pink and blue jacquard graphic across the front with a three-eyes bear, devil child and stars

Fashionable: Lewis completed this ensemble with a pair of £940 Bottega Veneta Chelsea boots in black leather with chunky purple rubber soles

Fashionable: Lewis completed this ensemble with a pair of £940 Bottega Veneta Chelsea boots in black leather with chunky purple rubber soles

Lewis completed this ensemble with a pair of £940 Bottega Veneta Chelsea boots in black leather with chunky purple rubber soles.

He accessorised with a pair of blacked out wayfarers to shield his eyes from the Saudi sun and adhered to the rules with a protective facemask. 

This comes as he took a sartorial risk in a black Paradis silk vest featuring embroidered hands reaching to the heavens, as if in prayer, while surveying the track at Jeddah Corniche Circuit last week.

Statement: This comes as he took a sartorial risk in a black Paradis silk vest ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia at Jeddah Corniche Circuit last week

Statement: This comes as he took a sartorial risk in a black Paradis silk vest ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia at Jeddah Corniche Circuit last week

Fashion conscious Lewis paired the top with quirky statement trousers, also from Paradis, boldly decorated with images of doves in flight.

Despite risking a red flag for his latest look the controversial clobber cost him a pricey $640, and its images of peace and unity may well have been a reference to Saudi Arabia’s human rights record.  

The star completed his stylish look with chunky black leather biker boots while accessorising with silver chains and a black designer watch.

Fashion: The racing driver stood out from the crowd in a sleeveless T-shirt which featured embroidered hands reaching up to the heavens, as if in prayer

Fashion: The racing driver stood out from the crowd in a sleeveless T-shirt which featured embroidered hands reaching up to the heavens, as if in prayer

Controversial clobber: His ensembles images of peace and unity may well have been a reference to Saudi Arabia's human rights record

Controversial clobber: His ensembles images of peace and unity may well have been a reference to Saudi Arabia’s human rights record

Elsewhere on Wednesday, Toto Wolff called on Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen to play fair in their ‘all or nothing’ title fight in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

The Mercedes team principal has witnessed first hand how tough a battle it has been on track between the two drivers all season.

Having controversially clashed on Lap 37 at the Saudi Arabia Grand Prix, eventually won by Hamilton, Wolff wants to see a clean fight in the finale in Abu Dhabi this Sunday.

Winner: Lewis and Max Verstappen (L) celebrate on the podium at the end of the French Formula One Grand Prix (pictured in June 2021)

Winner: Lewis and Max Verstappen (L) celebrate on the podium at the end of the French Formula One Grand Prix (pictured in June 2021)

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