Lewis Hamilton's bulldog to be part of his pit crew

Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton has acquired permission for his bulldog, Roscoe, to accompany him in the paddock during races this season.

updated: March 13, 2013 22:49 IST
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will have will have a new member among his touring crew - his bulldog! According to a report in The Guardian, Hamilton had applied for a permanent pass for 'Roscoe'.

The pass will allow Hamilton to take his dog into the paddock behind the pits as opposed to leaving him at a local hotel on every race weekend.

"I had emailed (F1 supremo) Bernie Ecclestone about my passes. I was really nervous and I sent a picture of Roscoe wearing headphones. Bernie wasn't too happy but that's the one that will be on his pass," said Hamilton.

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