Lewis Hamilton is considered the best Formula 1 driver of the modern era. Hamilton is the one who broke almost every record set by Michael Schumacher. Lewis Hamilton is one of the main contenders alongside Sebastian Vettel for the highest number of podiums. Lewis Hamilton has 100 career victories, 101 pole positions and a record 176 podiums. It was prepared by the McLaren Driving Academy in the early days before Lewis moved to Mercedes in 2012. Here’s a look at Lewis Hamilton’s career:
Lewis Hamilton Family: –
Lewis Hamilton was born on 7th January 1985. Son of Anthony Hamilton, a black computer engineer. Lewis Hamilton’s father had odd jobs as a part-time real estate agent and computer engineer. Hamilton’s mother was a beautiful white lady named Carmen Larbalestier. Lewis Hamilton, therefore, belonged to a mixed race and was identified as black. He stayed with his parents until he was 2 years old, after which his mother separated and Lewis Hamilton stayed with his mother and two stepsisters.
Lewis Hamilton is currently believed to be single, but he has also been linked to various pop stars including Nicki Minaj, Rita Ora, Rihana, and Winnie Harlow. Hamilton has two half sisters on his mother’s side and a half brother on his father’s side.
Early life of Lewis Hamilton: –
Lewis Hamilton had a decent childhood; It was not very surprising or very bad. His parents separated very early when Lewis was just two years old. Lewis stayed with his mother until he was twelve years old and then lived with his father and half brother. Lewis Hamilton was just 5 years old when his father bought him a remote control car and that ignited his spark for cars. When he was young, Lewis was the only black boy competing in his local club and was eventually subjected to racial abuse at the club. Lewis Hamilton’s father works day after day to pay the bills and afford this expensive sport. This British pilot also loved to play football and cricket.
Lewis Hamilton’s Formula 1 career: –
Lewis Hamilton started his career in early 2001. He finished 5th in British Formula Renault 2001 and that earned him a contract with Manor Motorsport the following year. In 2002 Lewis Hamilton made his Formula 3 debut. In 2003, he was asked about becoming the youngest Formula 1 driver and said that his goal is not to become the youngest Formula 1 driver, but gain experience and master the driving circuit. During the year, Lewis Hamilton won several championships and made a name for himself on the youth racing circuits.
In 2007 Lewis Hamilton made his Formula 1 debut with McLaren. Lewis Hamilton was destined for glory. Hamilton’s dominance continued into 2008. He achieved a total of five wins and ten podiums, but was also said to be arrogant, but argued that his self-confidence was misinterpreted and that his driving was firm but fair. When the season came to a close in Brazil, it turned into a clear two-person competition for the title between local Felipe Massa and the young Briton.
His track record over the years is as follows. 282 entries and 281 stars. A whopping total of 7 world titles. 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 were the seasons that he dominated and owned. His level of concentration is unmatched and his dedication is incredible. His love of cars and speed is something we can’t think about. He loves to test the car to the limit. He has claimed a total of 4,024.5 points in his career. 57 is the number of his fastest laps.
Lewis Hamilton Achievements and Records: –
Formula One Drivers World Championship: 7 times. 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Formula One Constructors’ World Championship: 7 times. 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
DHL Fastest Lap Award: 5 times. 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020
FIA Pole Trophy / Pirelli Pole Position Award: 5 times. 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
Hawthorn Memorial Trophy: 10 times. 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Lorenzo Bandini Trophy: 1 time. 2009