Formula One driver Lance Stroll wowed viewers when he turned up to the British Grand Prix in a helicopter. The racer, 23, is the son of Lawrence Stroll, a Canadian billionaire tycoon and part-owner of the Aston Martin F1 Team.
And the 23-year-old enjoyed showing off his extravagant wealth when he touched down at Silverstone. Though some were in awe, others on social media did not take too kindly to the youngster throwing his weight around.
One scoffed online: “Without dad, he wouldn't even drive in the f1 anymore.” Another said: “Does he really need to arrive via helicopter?” A third wrote: “Lance Stroll arrived at the track today in a $10 million helicopter.
8 passengers. 650-mile max range. 190 mph max cruise speed. It probably cost about $4,000 per hour to operate, and LSS on the tail strands for Lawrence Sheldon Stroll.”READ MORE: Bernie Ecclestone blasts Lewis Hamilton for talking "rubbish" over older voices in F1 Another said: “That’s not very carbon-neutral of you.” A last one said: “It must be good to be so rich you can have your Dad buying a F1 team so you can race alongside Max and Lewis.”On the track, Stroll spun his Aston Martin off the track and the red flag came out as the opening practice session at Silverstone closed.Read more on dailystar.co.uk