Lewis Hamilton is a British Formula One competitor currently driving for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team. He won the Formula one championship four-time consecutive in 2008, 2009, and 2010, and now has a total of five championships in his name. He’s also won the Spanish Grand Prix twice, the British Grand Prix four times, and numerous others. If you’re looking for more information about Lewis Hamilton and his racing career, keep reading.
Lewis Hamilton is the most successful British driver in the history of Formula One, having won four world titles and 40 races.
Hertfordshire, England. He has a younger brother named Nicolas and two half-sisters through his father’s side of the family. He attended a local primary school and then moved on to Northfield School for secondary education and finally King’s College London where he studied Sports Science, obtaining a first-class honors degree in 2007.
Hamilton started his racing career at an early age by competing in junior karting championships where he quickly rose through the ranks. His success saw him move up to car racing when he was signed as a test driver by McLaren Mercedes in 2003 while still competing in karting events. In 2007, he made his debut with McLaren Mercedes in Formula One during the Australian Grand Prix where he came second behind Kimi Räikkönen by just one point. The following season, he secured his first pole position during qualifying at Silverstone Circuit followed by his first win at Hungaroring during the Hungarian Grand Prix. Re
Lewis Hamilton has won the Formula One Drivers’ Championship for the fifth time in his career, breaking Michael Schumacher’s record for most titles.
The British driver held off Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari in a tense final race of the season at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit
This was only Hamilton’s second win of 2019 and his first since May’s French Grand Prix, having taken two consecutive poles but finishing only sixth at Silverstone after a wheel nut problem while leading. His win at Spa-Francorchamps was also annulled due to a technical breach by Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton is a British racing driver who, as of 2019, has won the Formula One World Drivers’ Championship five times.
He has been the sport’s most successful British driver since overtaking Jackie Stewart’s record in 2016. Hamilton was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, and began his career with McLaren in Formula One in 2007. In 2017 he joined Mercedes and was a key figure in their dominant period between 2014 and 2018, winning two Drivers’ Championships with them in 2014 and 2015. He also came second in 2012 and 2017.
Hamilton also holds several records including being the first driver to be on the podium at least once in every race of the season, winning four consecutive races from pole position at the start of the season (2017), winning nine races consecutively (2007–2009), completing more laps than any other driver (2,123) and leading more Grands Prix than any other driver (137).