Born: 7 January 1985
Category: Racing Driver
Lewis Hamilton is a British Formula 1 racing driver who was born on 7th of January 1985 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. His racing passion started in 1991 when Lewis bought a radio remote car. In same year He finished 2nd in National British Radio Car Association Championship. That’s why his father make him a gift for a Christmas of 1991 giving him a kart. Two years later Hamilton began karting and not long after this he began to win a races. Over the years young British racing driver passes through many racing series such a Intercontinental A, Formula A and Formula Super A. In 2001 Lewis is racing for TeamMBM.com where his team mate was Nico Rosberg. The next stop in Hamilton’s career was Formula Renault and Formula Three Series.
The very first touch of Formula 1 World for Lewis was when he were just 10 years old. At the Autosport Awards ceremony in 1995 the young British asked Ron Dennis. When McLaren team principal gives his sign, Lewis told him: “Hi. I’m Lewis Hamilton. I won the British Championship and one day I want to be racing your cars.” and then Dennis wrote in his autograph book, “Phone me in nine years, we’ll sort something out then.” Its good performance in the lower racing series, however, makes his dream true. In 2007 Lewis Hamilton makes his debut in Formula 1 for McLaren-Mercedes where his team mate was Fernando Alonso. In same season he finish 2nd in the season racing championship. An year later Hamilton won the Formula One World Champion title and also take Youngest World Drivers’ Championship record at 22 years and 288 days. Hamilton stayed in McLaren F1 Team until the end of Season 2012. After this period he signed with Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 team where he partnering with his old friend and team mate Nico Rosberg. Hamilton has some F1 records such a Most wins, most pole positions and most points in a debut season.
Lewis Hamilton’s girlfriend was Nicole Scherzinger from Pussycat Dolls. He lives in Monaco in the same building as Nico Rosberg.