|Lewis Hamilton poses with Alicia Keys|
Lewis Hamilton put his difficult weekend at the Spanish Grand Prix behind him to link up with R&B singer Alicia Keys last night.
The Mercedes driver, who finished 12th and one lap down on race-winner Fernando Alonso after starting on the front row of the grid, collaborated with Keys at a Blackberry event in the United States.
'Been at the Blackberry Event today in Orlando & bumped into @aliciakeys. Much love Alicia, keep doing your thing' said Hamilton, via his Twitter account.
|Hamilton during a pit-stop at the Spanish Grand Prix|
Hamilton slipped back from second on the grid to 12th at the Circuit de Catalunya on Sunday as Mercedes continued to struggle with their race pace and the 28-year-old has called on his team to rectify their problems with tyre management in time for next weekend's Monaco Grand Prix.
|Going backwards: Hamilton slipped back to 12th after starting on the front row in Barcelona|
'I don't think it is rocket science. The team are clearly doing something they have been doing for a long time but clearly it is not working. We need to take a step back and try something new. Maybe we need to approach the set-up a little bit differently for the race.
'Maybe I need to work a little more on how I can use the tyres. 'There are lots of areas, but we are going to work hard to make sure we get on top of it.