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F1 Star Lewis Hamilton's Dad Crashes Porsche Carrera GT, Shows He's Like Son

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Yes, perhaps the old adage of "like father, like son" is actually true. We all know how much Lewis Hamilton loves the Porsches, right? We also know how much he loves diving head first into the walls too. Enter Anthony Hamilton, his father and manager. He was just out having some fun with his wife in a loaned silver Porsche Carrera GT yesterday in jolly good England, when he

"lost control of the 205mph £330,000 ($643,600) supercar just after he left home with wife Linda yesterday."


The Sun continues the story after the jump.

It SPUN through 180 degrees and HURTLED backwards through a wooden fence and a thick hawthorn hedge before coming to rest in a children's playground.

One witness claimed Anthony...lost it as he showed off to onlookers by revving the engine of the Carrera GT - which can do 0-62mph in 3.9 seconds.


Said Anthony Hamilton after the crash: "I am extremely sorry." Yeah, one would think you'd probably be pretty sorry — although we have seen worse wrecked Carrera GTs before. (Hat tip to David!) [via The Sun]