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Alonso: Hamilton would not have an extravagant life if he were racing a “normal” car

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Fernando Alonso is convinced that Lewis Hamilton's stellar private life is made possible above all by the dominant Mercedes car.

Hamilton has been focusing on a lot of other things about Formula One racing lately, and the Briton, who recently opened his vegan restaurant, is currently preparing to shoot an action movie in Hollywood.

His former teammate Fernando Alonso is convinced that Hamilton can afford many activities simply because he has no real competition in recent years due to his excellent car.

“Hamilton is different from racers like Schumacher, who was extremely involved in team events. His character is quite different, and an extravagant lifestyle he can afford due to his dominant car. If he were racing a “normal” race car, his bosses would be much less enthusiastic. “