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Thursday March 27, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Thursday March 27, 2014 MYT 8:19:52 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: It was a memorable day for a family of three who waited hours to get the autographs of their favourite driver Lewis Hamilton.
Afif Fauzi, 37, said he, together with his wife, Endang Bambang, 36, and their eight-year-old son, Bayu, stood patiently in line since the afternoon in order to meet the Petronas Formula One driver at Suria KLCC yesterday.
“We do this every year as we are die hard fans of Hamilton.
“This year, we came with home made posters of him to get his autograph,” he said.
Afif, who works with a telecommunication network, said the team had put on a good performance in Australia early this month, but hoped Hamilton would win at Sepang this weekend.
Another die hard Hamilton fan is housewife S. Lavanya, 32, who said she drove down with her husband Dennis Kumaran, 33, early yesterday morning just to get his autograph.
“He is so charming, down to earth and humble. What is there not to love about him?” she said as Dennis rolled his eyes.
Dennis said although he did not share Lavanya’s passion for Formula One, he was supportive of her because she enjoyed the sport.
Lavanya managed to get a biography of the Mercedes Petronas Formula One driver signed after waiting in a queue for more than five hours.
Hamilton and teammate Nico Rosberg attended a meet-the-fans session at Suria KLCC yesterday.
Both drivers will be taking part in the Formula One Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday.
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