“We are delighted to welcome the seven-time world champion of Formula One Lewis Hamilton to our group of owners”, was the message with which Walton-Penner Family Ownership Group received the driver of the Mercedes team, who last Sunday finished second in the Hungarian Grand Prixthe last one before the holiday break of the F1.
Last June the family Walton-Penner, leadered by Rob Walton, heir to Walmartstruck a record deal to buy the Denver Broncos in exchange for 4,650 million dollars.
The ownership group includes Carrie Walton Penner, granddaughter of Sam Walton, founder of Walmart; Greg Pennerhusband Carrie; in addition to Mellody Hobsonco-executive director of Ariel Investments and director of Starbucks.
Last July, the former secretary of Estado, Condoleezza Rice.
In the statement published on one of the social networks of the Denver Broncos, where the winning spirit of Lewis Hamiltonwhich shares the record for the most championships in Formula One obtained in history with the German Michael Schumacherwith seven each.
“Lewis is a competitor who knows what it takes to lead a winning team and a fierce advocate for equality. With over 100 wins (103) he is considered the driver of F1 most successful of all time”, can be read in the description.
The quarterback Russell Wilsonnine times selected at Pro Bowlwhich came this season to Denverwas the first of the players to welcome the pilot.
“Cheers Lewis Hamiltonwelcome to Denver; where winning is a habit,” wrote Wilson in their networks.
The franchise of Denver Broncos belonged, since 1984, to Patrick Dennis Bowlenmember of the Hall of Fame of the NFLwho passed away in 2019 at the age of 75.
Before his loss the group Pat Bowling Trust managed the organization and put the team up for sale in 2021, after the children of Pat Bowling they failed to agree on a successor to take his father’s place.
under the shelter of Pat Bowling los Broncos they played seven Super Bowls, of which three won; they also had 21 winning seasons and obtained 13 American Conference West Division titles.