Recently-crowned five-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton suffered a small crash but was uninjured as he took part in a Superbike track day at Jerez on Saturday.

Hamilton rode an all-black Yamaha YZF-R1 bike (pictured below) featuring stickers with his racing number 44 in the private test organised by the Pata Yamaha World Superbike Championship squad and British track day firm No Limits.

The Mercedes F1 driver is understood to have crashed at Turn 5 but he emerged unscathed from the incident that proved only a minor disruption to his day.

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Hamilton has previously revealed he is a fan of MotoGP and became an ambassador for motorcycling brand MV Augusta last year, which included getting his own special edition bike - dubbed the F4 LH 44 - commissioned.

The Briton rode a Superbike alongside MotoGP race-winner Cal Crutchlow in an sponsor event with Monster in California at the beginning of the year.