Vikram with F1 Racing Champion Lewis Hamilton

Vikram and Lewis Hamilton

Formula One racing champion Lewis Hamilton was in Chennai recently for a promotional event for a mobile phone services company, organized by Mercedes Benz.

Cheeyan Vikram was the local celebrity who hosted up the event. The actor landed at the venue by a chartered helicopter to participate in this event.

During the event, Lewis Hamilton took Vikram on hair-raising laps around the Madras Motor Race Track in Irungattukottai. All the cars in which Hamilton performed some breathtaking stunts were supplied by the main sponsors, Mercedes Benz. Vodafone was the co-sponsors of this event, which lasted half a day.

Talking about the exhilarating rides Vikram said that he could not sleep the previous night because of the excitement  to meet Lewis Hamilton  .

Speaking at the occasion, Hamilton said that he is keen on participating in the Indian Grand Prix scheduled to take place next year in Noida, New Delhi.