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Lewis Hamilton’s Go-Kart Speeds Onto eBay

by | 18th, June 2007

THE pressure is no longer on Tiger Tim (HRT) this summer or indeed Andy Murray (injured). We have a new sporting hero and – get this – he actually wins things. His name is Lewis Hamilton and he’s selling his go-kart on eBay.

After his US Grand Prix victory, bids for the customised McClaren Mercedes kart increased to £16,000 and with the successful bidder also winning the chance to collect the vehicle from Hamilton himself, the price looks set to rise even higher.

“It is brand new with only one careful owner and this kart was customised for me,” says the 22-year-old whiz-kid. “It is pretty fast, just how I like it. For anyone who aspires to be a Formula 1 driver, this is for you.”

Proceeds from the sale of the kart, which is worth about £2,000, will go to baby charity Tommy’s.

Is Hamilton the new Beckham? If so, will he bag himself a Spice Girl? And would he want to? Geri Halliwell is still single, though. So too Sporty…

Posted: 18th, June 2007 | In: Money Comment | TrackBack | Permalink