Hamilton blasted for snubbing London F1 Live event

Hamilton blasted for snubbing London F1 Live event
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Lewis Hamilton won't be attending Wednesday evening's F1 showpiece event in London, and the decision hasn't gone down well with fans.

On the eve of this weekend's British Grand Prix, Formula 1 will be showcasing the sport with a special event held on the streets of London.

All the teams have lent their cars and drivers, not to mention their enthusiastic support, for the live demo run from Trafalgar Square along Whitehall, an event which Liberty Media has been working on for months behind the scenes.

And reigning world champion Nico Rosberg will also be on hand to promote the sport which brought him fame and glory.

F1's owners Liberty Media apparently only learned yesterday through social media of Hamilton's absence, when the Mercedes driver tweeted that his was on a two-day break.

With the entire F1 community coming together for the event, the absence of one of the sport's biggest names will unfortunately be very noticeable.

Not helping Hamilton's cause is a video posted by the three-time world champion just an hour after his first tweet showing him partying with friends on holiday.

As usual however, it will all blow over by the time everyone gets to Silverstone and the thrilling three-way battle at the front between Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas resumes.

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