McLaren has always had a tradition of giving their winning driver a replica trophy and keeping the original for the team. This has been the case for some time now and while you would think that an important contract negotiation, such as Lewis Hamilton's, would be centered on money (I am sure it is) it is unique in that he says the hardware is a real sticking point with him.
Hamilton is quoted
by the Telegraph explaining that two things are very important to a driver. The helmet and the trophy:
“They are the two things that are