Lewis Hamilton says he is ready to start sharing the music he has been working on between races with his fans.
Hamilton has made no secret of his passion for music and has been working on his own album in his spare time. The music has not yet been released, but in an interview with CBS News' 60 Minutes he played two of his songs, "J'Adore" and "Lookin' at You", to journalist Charlie Rose.
"This is where I spend most of my time now," Hamilton said while playing the music in a studio. "Music's been a huge passion of mine since I was really young. I started playing guitar when I was thirteen.
"In here, I can be me. I can be vulnerable. I can show a side of me that people don't get to see. It started as a hobby, but it's very serious and we spend a lot of time here. If I'm not training and getting ready for the race then I'm here. My work ethic is exactly the same here as it is on the race track. But it's just here I can be me."
Hamilton said he is now ready to share his album with his fans.
"I never thought in a million years that I would have people following me. You know, fans, I want to share it with them. I want to see what they think."