Lewis Hamilton

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Ranked: 1st in Formula 1

Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton MBE (born 7 January 1985) is a British racing driver who races in Formula One for Mercedes AMG Petronas. A four-time Formula One World Champion, he is often considered the best driver of his generation and widely regarded as one of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport. He won his first World Championship title with McLaren in 2008, then moved to Mercedes where he won back-to-back titles in 2014 and 2015 before winning his fourth title in 2017. Statistically the most successful British driver in the history of the sport, Hamilton has more World Championship titles (4) and more race victories (65) than any other British driver in Formula One. He also holds records for the all-time most career points (2,755), the most wins at different circuits (26), the all-time most pole positions (75) and the most grand slams in a season (3).

Born and raised in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, Hamilton's interest in racing started when his father bought him a radio-controlled car when he was six. He was signed to McLaren's young driver support programme in 1998, after he approached McLaren team principal Ron Dennis at an awards ceremony three years earlier and said "one day I want to be racing your cars". After winning the British Formula Renault, Formula 3 Euro Series, and GP2 championships on his way up the racing career ladder, he made his Formula One debut twelve years after his initial encounter with Dennis, driving for McLaren in 2007. Coming from a mixed background, with a black father and white mother, Hamilton is the first and only black driver to race in Formula One.

In his first season in Formula One, Hamilton set numerous records as he finished runner-up in the 2007 season to Kimi RΓ€ikkΓΆnen by just one point, including those for the most consecutive podium finishes from debut (9), the joint most wins in a debut season (4) and the most points in a debut season (109). The following season, he won his first title in dramatic fashion; on the last corner of the last lap in the last race of the season, becoming the then-youngest Formula One World Champion in history. After four more years with McLaren without finishing higher than fourth in the drivers' standings, Hamilton signed with Mercedes in 2013, reuniting with his childhood karting teammate, Nico Rosberg. In his first season, he finished 4th once again, the third time in five years.

Two successful seasons followed as Hamilton won his second and third titles. Hamilton won 11 races in 2014, in a closely fought championship battle with Nico Rosberg, decided in the final race of the season, where Hamilton took victory to secure his second World Championship title. The next season saw Hamilton seal his third World Championship title with three races remaining, in a season where he finished on the podium a record 17 times and matched his hero Ayrton Senna's three World Championships. After finishing runner-up to Nico Rosberg in 2016, Hamilton won his fourth title in 2017, joining Juan Manuel Fangio, Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost and Sebastian Vettel as drivers with four or more World Championship titles.

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4 days ago

Lewis Hamilton

Timing is everything ⏱️ Congrats to my IWC Schaffhausen family on the launch of their new Pilot’s watches in Geneva. This Chronograph Spitfire is πŸ”₯ #SIHH2019 #SILVERSPITFIRE #IWCSPITFIRE #IWCSIHH ... See moreSee less

Timing is everything ⏱️ Congrats to my IWC Schaffhausen family on the launch of their new Pilot’s watches in Geneva. This Chronograph Spitfire is πŸ”₯ #SIHH2019 #SILVERSPITFIRE #IWCSPITFIRE #IWCSIHH

 

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New tattoo already for this season and Silverstone buddy can't wait for lights out its been along winter

Advertising is part of his life and part of his earnings, so, it is normal. It belongs to the fame ;)

#Lewis First and foremost you have suceeded in life.Very proud of you.Your a legend cant take that away from.Throughout your career you have had lows and highs.But ever since you've elevated.And that nobody can take away from you.Its your time to shine.#ISayPullOutAllTheStops!!πŸ˜„Wishing you many of luck with your racing cant wait to see you!!I'm your number 1Fan#MercesdesSupporter.πŸ˜„

Living in your own small world, it would be nice if you thought about where you come from and do something for the community you came from instead of parading your low tax lifestyle. Dont get me wrong I love what you have done but it's like you live on a different planet totally detached from reality.

Hello Lewis! You are elegant !πŸ‘πŸ•ΆπŸŽΉ

Might I suggest next time to show off a watch you do not wear a jacket and maybe cross your hands over your chest. But purely just my opinion because I love fashion X

Lewis looking pensive and thoughtful. Not long to practice time again. Can't wait to see you trackside again Lewis πŸπŸ‡¦πŸ‡½#TeamLH44 forever ❀️😊xxxxx

⭐️⭐️⭐️ LEWIS a great man with a heart of gold β­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈπŸ˜˜πŸ‘

The best world champion f1 bad boy chouchou Lewis Hamilton love and kiss

Lovely...if we could only afford to own one.

Wow, maybe my dad would like this watch, if the price wasn't very high...

Oh snap! My man got the braids out!

Another new watch then lewis.

The best atm on F1... always see next objective..

Does anyone want to buy this Lewis Hamilton scale electrics Β£5,000

Looking as cool as ever LewH

You look good in that jacket

It’s the jacket for me Lewis.

I will still fulfill my dream in knowing it before you retire in formula1

What's everyone wearing in Stevenage Lewis?

i thought u were vegan, isnt that leather?

Now THAT'S how you advertise a product!!

Family or advertising partner that pays millions for you to wear a free watch?, Wouldn't say no myself haha πŸ€‘

Lewis Hamilton, I know you're ''plant based'' rather than vegan but I do hope that's not real leather? :-(

First class racer now stunning model

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5 days ago

Lewis Hamilton

No holding back, I’m ready to fight this year πŸ‘ŠπŸΎ. Muay Thai in PUMA Jaab XT πŸ₯ŠπŸ”₯ ... See moreSee less

No holding back, I’m ready to fight this year πŸ‘ŠπŸΎ. Muay Thai in PUMA Jaab XT πŸ₯ŠπŸ”₯

 

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Start the season how you finish them. Let's dominate 2019. Let's get this 6th world title, Let's upset all the Ham haters in the world. πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘Š

I'm a ferrari fan but you are truly the best of all the rest

Where are U in Thailande bro ? πŸ™

That stance will get you killed πŸ˜‚

Any plans for an exhibition match with Mayweather πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Soooo... nobody notices that he doesn’t have any gloves on? Lol

Bring it on the track Lewis, we can't wait to go racing again. #TeamLH44 forever πŸ˜Šβ€οΈπŸ‡¦πŸ‡½πŸxx

bring on the new season champ!..... let’s av this πŸ’ͺ🏼 #LetsGoRacing

A bit flat footed for Muay Thai champ

Is it April already!?

Probably knock khan out though !! 🀣

Don’t do it you’ll get tanked πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

6times a world F1 champion this year Lewis

Lewis Hamilton u should stop now those sports ,surf , muay thai , bike etc ... we need you for the new season and new title !

Just in case Max tries something, lol

That might be the mightiest 2Gs ever. Good night HAM! He’d be bleeding inside

We all want you to fight Lewis. All behind you.xx

U go Champ. Righr behind u ✌🏻✌🏻✌🏻

Go get em boy, you can do it xx 😘

Come campione di F1 ti stimo tantissimo pur essendo la Ferrari nel mio DNA, in questo caso vedo solo una caduta di stile e niente piΓΉ, le mano si allungano solo x salutare un amico, ricevere soldi oppure scalare una marcia x superare l'avversario, x il resto Stan bene anche in tasca πŸ˜‰

Muay Thai is fought barefoot, Lewis. πŸ™„

Good luck, champ Lew. 6th πŸ† to come! Hard work brings it's own reward! (Y) πŸ’ͺ

Get to Tiger Muay Thai champ!

The 6th title is insight no doubts Stallion.

You been skipping leg day?

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6 days ago

Lewis Hamilton

Riding the waves in the surf ranch πŸŒŠπŸ„πŸ½πŸ€™πŸΎThank you bro Kelly Slater πŸ™πŸΎ ... See moreSee less

Riding the wavesπŸŒŠπŸ„πŸ½

 

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Le mec ils dΓ©chire f1 moto musique surfe de la bombe super Lewis

Still quicker then Vettel on a surf board

Are you bad at anything? Lol

Ye, but i bet he cant put a roundtrees fruit pastel in his mouth without chewing it.......

I swear Hamilton is good at everything he does lol

Greatest ever. But be careful Bro, we need you back whole and hearty

Thanks Kelly Slater for watching out OUR F1 '19 Champ. Lewis Hamilton. SπŸ„β€β™‚οΈrf and 🏎(silver not available), speed and control sports.

awesome champ!.... love to see you loving life ❀️

I hope you get pulled under one or ten of them.

You look like the milk tray man

Is there anything you cannot do?! πŸ€”πŸ˜‚β€οΈ

You re Great!! The best one!! I m Ferrari supporter and all of us... We want you in Red! Join us and you could reach the legend..

That wasn’t the most awkward looking moment around the hot tubπŸ˜‚ yes Lewis...we’ll be your friends if we have toπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

was Nico Rosberg behind you πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚

⭐️⭐️⭐️ when I'm sad, I'm waiting for you to publish something, and as soon as I see you sadness passes because you're a special person, thank you for existing Lewis β­οΈβ­οΈβ­οΈβœ¨βœ¨βœ¨πŸ˜˜πŸ‘

Amazing. Talented. Looking forward to the new f1 season

Is there anything he can't do?

Now you can do that how about riding the Severn Bore in Gloucestershire.

You'll have to come and try the surf centre in North Wales UK you'll need more than a wet suit at this time if year lol

Please dont quit your day job.

wtf, that is pretty good.

Awesome ! Miss you Champ! Can’t wait for Australia! 🏁🏁🏁🏁🏁

Fancy doing this while footy on πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Proper job Lewis and with Kelly Slater πŸ‘πŸ€™

It's insane to think you're only 30 minutes from my house. Have a great time out there Lewis. That is one great place to switch foot.:)

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2 weeks ago

Lewis Hamilton

We got this flag waving down 🏁🀣Thanks for the lesson bro Will Smith πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸ”₯ ... See moreSee less

Flag waving 🀣🀣

 

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Will Smith and Lewis Hamilton are my best male human beings in the world. After hubby of course😜

You guys need to make a movie together, Action/Comedy

Does Will Smith believe acceleration has no affect "whatsoever" on the pulse and airbag/seatbelt timing in a frontal collision Lewis Hamilton? Why don't you tell him why Mercedes-Benz changed the name of their CL-coupe after I published this 1st historic motive powered IIHS 40mph/40% overlap crash test Stephen Cannon was personally invited to. Why don't you hold their constant velocity test results against this? STAND UP, can't be a fraud for LIFE. www.facebook.com/MercedesLawsofPhysics/videos/1414398048825302/

Ladies and gentlemen....It’s the Will & Lewis comedy duo... You guys never get boring....πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ‘ #Legends...

You should take this dude with you as personal mental coach every time you race! πŸ˜† Then you’d be invincible! πŸ’ͺ🏻

Love seeing videos of these amazing legends together

I can see it happening. A new comedy movie staring Will Smith and Lewis Hamilton

You guys are a great comedy duo

Hope to see more of you two guys, you make a great team! ✌🏻

You need to come to Snetterton and watch proffessional flag waving from the Orange Army Marshals.

Just great! I love these videos! Give us more please!

So when they make a film about Lewis i wonder who they will cast lol

Willie runs like AN OLD MAN.!! πŸ™„πŸ˜‚

You two guys are really good together. Good Team 🀣🀣🏁

Having will smith as ye buddy amazing wow amazing! Good times !

haha thats brilliant, 2 legends together 😊

β€œYou feel like you won again!” Lol

Will Smith looks younger than hamilton 😝

Why will Smith still looking so young! Hot hot hot

Babe no loyalty to that negative trash whres and what not envious individuals but always loyal to our good friends yessssssssss whoohoooooπŸ™†πŸ’ͺπŸ”₯πŸ’―πŸ’–πŸŒŸ they all wanna be like Mike here... :D #WillSmith

Who doesn't love Will Smith? 😍

Unbelted driver alongside belted passenger in CL55AMG IIHS 40mph/40% overlap motive-powered crash test. Notice how ineffective an uncoiling Mercedes-Benz seatbelt is under AMG power at just 36mph. This driver's head reached the dash at over 136G's. Yet Don's occipital (rear/top) head reached the ceiling hard enough to leave a 10x14cm hemorrhage. And all your company does is coordinate a medically induced "PTSD-Eval" attack by frauds using fake names in my ICU Lewis Hamilton. One thing's for sure, you COULDN'T PAY ME ENOUGH TO STEP INTO ANOTHER MERCEDES-BENZ vehicle and after this post I certainly will not watch another Will Smith movie again. Like cheerleaders for murderers & survivors' terrorists. www.facebook.com/MercedesLawsofPhysics/videos/1414396642158776/

Watch this space a movie about Hamilton πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€” Will Smith going to play Hamilton

Will Smith....Lewis Hamilton... πŸŽ΅πŸŽ΅πŸŽ΅πŸ”πŸ”

That was fun to watch πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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2 weeks ago

Lewis Hamilton

Early rising with my new trainer for 2019, darth Steve. Let’s get it. You’re only as old as you let yourself believe. Thank you for the birthday messages guys! πŸ™πŸΎβ€οΈ @PUMA @MonsterEnergy ... See moreSee less

Birthday training!!

 

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Ciao Lewis buon compleanno auguri dall'Italia sei un grandissimo pilota e speriamo nel mondiale anche nel 2019

Got this done this done today ;) .. really didn't know it was your birthday :) ... my tattoo artist gave me the day over 3 weeks ago 😏 ... can't believe it !!!! Happy birthday my πŸ‘‘ !!!!

Nico still hasn’t grown up!

It’s my daughters birthday today too she says Happy Birthday to you Lewis. x

Happy Birthday and all the best wishes, Lewis !! πŸ˜ŠπŸŽ‚πŸŽπŸ’›πŸ†

From Australia πŸ‘πŸ˜„πŸŒ΄πŸ˜Ž

Happy Birthday Lewis Hamilton! πŸŽ‚πŸ™Œ 229 F1 starts... 73 wins... 83 pole positions... 134 podiums... 132 front row starts... 5 World Championships... Legend πŸ’ͺ #HappyBirthdayLewis

More birthday brings more championship stay blessed with more strength of mind & soul & spirit Stallion Lewis arm strong. Stay blessed with more birthday's.

Happy birthday Lewis... all my best wishes for you and the new season.. So exited!! hope to see you in Silvertone !! Xx

You are so blessed, everyone who loves you wishes you the best birthday xxx

Happy bday bro, l have already made a wish for you. 6th Title is coming your way. Thank me later πŸ˜€ #44

Happy Birthday Lewis πŸŽ‰

Happy Birthday Champ!

Happy birthday Lewis have a fantastic day and enjoy your self have a great one whatever you get up to wishing you all the best for the year ahead best wishes Tim here along the warm sunny south coast of the uk πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

Happy Birthday Lewis! Have a wonderful day! Greetings from Austria πŸ€—πŸ˜˜

Happy Birthday Champ #TeamLH #LH44 have a great day 🏁🏁

Happy birthday Lewis !πŸ€πŸŽ‚πŸ₯‚πŸŽ‚πŸ€

Happy birthday hope you have a lovely day xxx

You are simply the best! Greetings from SwitzerlandπŸ˜ŠπŸ‡¨πŸ‡­

Happy birthday/boldog szΓΌletΓ©snapot Lewis. Looking forward to seeing you in Barcelona and Silverstone. Come visit us in the RV at Silverstone πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜β€β€β€ All the best for 2019 season. I think it's going to be a good one

Happy birthday Lewis...have a blast!

Tanti Auguri da Pisa, Pentacampeon! Da parte mia e di mio figlio NiccolΓ² di 13 anni, tuo grandissimo fan!

Believe me, you have no conditioning to endure one day with a machine like that little hero =D Happy Birthday !

You will make a great father one day bro x

Happy Birthday Champ 6th World Title Championship Awaits πŸŽ‰πŸŽπŸ₯‚πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ˜ŽπŸ’•

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