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Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch surprise option to conduct Malaysian GP podium interviews

Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch surprise option to conduct Malaysian GP podium interviewsThe Mercedes speedy Lewis Hamilton won the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday; the Brit ended the ideal hat-trick of pole, race victory, and fastest lap for the first time since the 2008 Chinese Grand Prix.

But other vital things Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch conduct Malaysian GP podium interviews.

The Sherlock celebrity was surprisingly on-stage in the after race and conducting post-race interviews for confused spectators.

In order, general mystification reached the point where “Why is Benedict Cumberbatch” was trending on Twitter.

The post-race podium interviewer is one usually reserved for a F1 legend, but Cumberbatch, known for his leading role in BBC drama Sherlock, turned in a credible performance.

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