Podiums: 197

Highest race finish: 1 (x103)

Teams raced for: Mercedes, McLaren

About Lewis

Lewis Hamilton has been racing since the age of 8.
He dominated every category of karting, with McLaren Mercedes enrolling him in their Young Driver Program in 1997. In 2001, he competed in British Formula Renault and won the 2003 championship.
He won the Formula 3 Euro Series and progressed to GP2 with ART Grand Prix. Despite his rookie status, Lewis won that Championship and in 2007 he joined McLaren Mercedes F1. His first F1 crown came in 2008 which saw him become the youngest ever F1 World Champion.
He Joined Mercedes in 2013, won the 2014 and 2015 championships before settling for 2nd in 2016. He then strung together 4 consecutive world championships before losing the crown in a dramatic final lap showdown with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in Abu Dhabi.
Lewis is a gifted and focused driver who has a real passion for fashion. In 2021 he raised the fashion bar wearing something eye-catching on every day of every event from Barcelona onwards.
Let there be no doubt, Lewis Hamilton is the “big show”.

Facts & Stats

Formula 1

Team: Mercedes

First Race: 2007, Australian GP

Podiums: 197

Number: 44

Trainer: Angela Cullen

Manager: Penni Thow

Sponsors: Bose

Helmet: Bell


Nationality: British

Date of Birth: 07.01.1985

Place of Birth: Stevenage, England

Weight: 73kg

Height: 173cm

R/L hand: Right-handed

Mother: Carmen Larbalestier

Father: Anthony Hamilton

Languages: English


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