facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Benedict Cumberbatch interviews Malaysian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton [VIDEO]

Lewis Hamilton won the race with a 17.3-second lead over Nico Rosberg.
By Kate Stanton   |   March 30, 2014 at 9:25 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
March 30 (UPI) -- British F1 driver Lewis Hamilton won Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix with a 17.3-second lead over Nico Rosberg, only to be interviewed on the podium by Sherlock and 12 Years a Slave star Benedict Cumberbatch.

"That was Incredible. After such a difficult weekend, a long winter, for such a great crowd, I feel so grateful," Hamilton told Cumberbatch, who was in Sepang for the weekend.

Hamilton dedicated his victory to the passengers of missing Malaysia airlines flight 370.

"After such a tragedy a few weeks ago I dedicate this win to those people and their families," he said.

Cumberbatch told BBC News that F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone had asked him to conduct the interviews.

"You can't really turn that man down," he said of Ecclestone.

[Independent, Telegraph, BBC News]

Follow @KateStan and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Andrew Hawkins jokingly kicks out 2-year-old son after learning he's not his favorite player Andrew Hawkins jokingly kicks out 2-year-old son after learning he's not his favorite player
2
Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late to practice Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late to practice
3
Gary Stevens accepts Breeders' Cup mount
4
WATCH: Eric Bledsoe shakes Clippers guard all the way off the court WATCH: Eric Bledsoe shakes Clippers guard all the way off the court
5
NCAA Game Summary - Miami-Florida at Virginia Tech
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback