Lewis Hamilton is given a medical exemption by F1 chiefs that means he CAN wear his two nose studs while driving… because of ‘concerns about disfigurement’ if he was to repeatedly take it out

Lewis Hamilton is expected to race in Bahrain with not one but TWO nose studs after being granted an exemption to wear jewellery. It is the latest twist in an endless saga that has pitted Hamilton against the FIA, who want jewellery removed for safety reasons. The Mercedes man backed down last season, removing his then one nose stud at Silverstone in July. The FIA statement read: ‘The stewards heard from a team representative and received a medical report from the team doctor of Mercedes, which requested an exemption. ‘The Stewards consulted the FIA medical delegate, who viewed the medical report, examined the driver and concurred with the opinion therein.

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