Lewis nicked for drifting Merc

In an age where most F1 drivers are less exciting than the accountants who balance their books, our boy Lewis has just got himself nicked for doing a powerslide in downtown Melbourne.

What he has diplomatically referred to as driving in an ‘over-exuberant manner’ is exactly what most of us would have done in a rent-a-Merc if we’d just gone fastest in free practice.

The car was impounded but Lewis will probably escape with a hefty fine. Is McLaren’s Mr Clean turning into the new James Hunt? Here’s hoping…

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