Diana, Princess Of Wales, In Leicester To Open The Richard Attenborough Centre For Disability And The Arts 27 May 1997

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Princess Diana died on 31 August, 1997

British racing driver Lewis Hamilton has written a poem in tribute to Princess Diana to mark the 20th anniversary of her loss of life.

Three-time System 1 world champion Hamilton posted the poem, referred to as “England’s Rose”, on social media.

The 32-year-old mentioned she was a “shining star within the midnight sky” and his poem was accompanied by photographs of Diana and a Van Morrison track.

Hamilton is collaborating within the Italian Grand Prix this weekend.

The driving force, who was born in Stevenage, was 12 when Diana died in a Paris automotive crash.

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Hamilton’s poem was accompanied by the Van Morrison track “Into the Mystic”

Hamilton posted the poem on his Instagram account on Friday and inside hours his video had been seen practically 200,000 occasions and obtained lots of of feedback.

One follower mentioned: “Stunning @lewishamilton. She’s my largest inspiration in each means, since I used to be a small baby until at this time.”

One other added: “What a touching tribute to the Individuals’s Princess. Nonetheless seems like yesterday, nonetheless feels so tragic.”

Hamilton’s poem referred to Diana because the “nation’s rose” and mentioned “the Earth stood nonetheless as we laid her to relaxation”.

He went on to say “there’ll by no means be one other such as you, now a shining star within the midnight sky, I’ll all the time keep in mind you, Princess Diana”.