Seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has become a part owner of the Denver Broncos as he has become part of the Walton-Penner family owners group. Last week, the group had been formally recommended by the NFL Finance Committee for NFL owners approval. It made an offer of $4.65 billion to purchase the Denver Broncos.
The current Walton-Penner group is one of the most diverse groups in the NFL. It consists of the following members
Lewis Hamilton, who was knighted by the Queen of England in 2021 and can now be referred to as Sir, posted on Twitter that he was excited to join what he described as “an incredible group” as well as to “become a part of the Broncos story.” He called it an honor as well as an example of “diverse leadership.”
The F1 racing car driver posted a picture of his dog Roscoe along with the above mentioned words. He also said that his dog already thought “he made the team.”
The Denver Broncos also welcomed the newest member of the Walton-Penner group on their official Twitter. The league team said that they were delighted to welcome Lewis Hamilton to their ownership group while mentioning his achievements of being the world champion of Formula One seven times as well as his recently conferred title—Sir.
A statement from Rob Walton on behalf of the Walton-Penner family said that they were delighted to welcome the “Seven-Time Formula One World Champion Sir Lewis Hamilton to our ownership group.” The statement also noted that he was a champion competitor who had the ability to lead a winning team. It listed some of his achievements and called him an asset both to the group and to the Denver Broncos.
Earlier Lewis Hamilton shared a location of one his homes with the Walton-Penners. The F1 champion has a mansion in the Colorado mountains and so do the families of the Waltons and the Penners. Now, all of them will also share a popular NFL team, the Denver Broncos.