Lewis Hamilton had been on a social media sabbatical following Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2021 race that actually led to Max Verstappen winning the Formula 1 2021 title. In a bizarre turn of events after Nicholas Latifi's crash, the race was open and Verstappen won the title. Hamilton and Mercedes were outraged by the events in the desert, with the British superstar then opting to swerve the FIA gala in Paris at the end of the season. Hamilton has been keeping a low profile on social media.  Now, the 37-year-old was seen on the Chinese social media platform Weibo alongside his new teammate George Russell. The duo was seen wishing the fans on the occasion of the Chinese New Year. Lewis Hamilton Spotted Grabbing Coffee in California Ahead of 2022 F1 Season, See Pics. 

In the video, Hamilton was seen donning a new haircut. Hamilton is yet to post anything on his social media account. After the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix debacle, he was on a mass unfollowing spree he currently does not follow anyone on Instagram. Not very long ago, Hamilton was spotted on the streets of California, where he was seen grabbing a cup of iced coffee. He was all smiles for the camera as the shutterbugs went on a clicking spree. The fans were also delighted to see him smiling and the pictures of the Mercedes star went viral on social media.

Post the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2021 untoward incident, it is speculated that Lewis Hamilton could hang up his boots from the sport. However, his stand has remained unclear.

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