Plant-Based Athlete Lewis Hamilton Victorious At Hungarian Grand Prix

The star has credited a plant-based for both physical and mental gains
Lewis Hamilton
The racing pro finished with a 24-point lead (Photo: Instagram)

Plant-based pro driver and advocate Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix today - giving him a strong lead over opponent Sebastian Vettel.


In the fifth victory of his campaign, the English Mercedes driver finished 24 points ahead of Vettel - with a score of 213.

As a result, Hamilton will enter the season re-launch in Belguim with a firm upper hand.

Lewis Hamilton and Vegan Diet
Hamilton has encouraged social media followers to join him and 'go plant based' (Photo: Facebook)


Hamilton is a known advocate for plant-based eating and compassion for animals.

The racing pro shared a video to Instagram made by animal rights organization Mercy for Animals, telling his fans to 'go plant-based' - and has been very vocal about his own change in diet.

Feeling his best

At 32, he said: "I feel the best I’ve ever felt physically and mentally.

"All year I've felt very strong mentally, but I think physically I'm now taking also a big step and that’s really the decision I made to change my diet.

"The best decision was obviously moving to this team; the second best was changing my diet."

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