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HindustanTimes Wed,24 Sep 2014

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COUNTRYPOLES
Great Britain26
DATE OF BIRTHPODIUMS
1985010749
DRIVER NUMBERFASTEST LAPS
412
RACESCAREER POINTS
110913
WINSWORLD CHAMPS
211

driver profile

L.Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton exploded into Formula 1 in 2007 with McLaren and made an immediate impact as a title contender in the highest echelons of motorsport. Teamed up against Fernando Alonso in his debut season, the British driver ruffled the feathers of the double world champion nearly clinching the title in at his first attempt. That year regardless began the one of the fiercest rivalries in F1. The following year Hamilton achieved what he was destined to. He became, in 2008, the youngest ever F1 champion then beating Ferrari's Felipe Massa at his home race for the title on the final corner of the last lap, by one point! The Brit throughout the years has and excited and entertained everyone with daring overtaking moves, and coupled with his aggressive driving style, decimated the opposition on route to his many race wins. Since his world championship winning year however, things have not been too rosy. McLaren provided him with a less than competitive car to defend his crown the following season and in 2010 and 2011 came across the dominant Red Bull, which no one seemed to match. His driving style too came under the scanner when in the 2011 season he had numerous collisions with his fellow competitors, leaving the F1 fraternity to label him as a danger to the sport. His altercations with Felipe Massa were in particular that caught everyone's attention and together a difficult personal life, it gave him a very challenging year. Hamilton however never gives up and remains as a threat on the circuit as he prepares for a new campaign in 2012 with a fresh page.

Driver Report

season so far

Race Date Grid Finish Pts. Total Pts.
German 07/07 1 5 10 10
British 30/06 1 4 12 22
Canadian 09/06 2 3 15 37
Monaco 26/05 2 4 12 49
Spanish 12/05 2 12 0 49
Bahrain 21/04 9 5 10 59
Chinese 14/04 1 3 15 74
Malaysian 24/03 4 3 15 89
Australian 17/03 3 5 10 99
Brazilian 25/11 1 20 0 99
United States 18/11 2 1 25 124
Abu Dhabi 04/11 1 21 0 124
Indian 28/10 3 4 12 136
Korean 14/10 3 10 1 137
Japanese 07/10 9 5 10 147
Singapore 23/09 1 24 0 147
Italian 09/09 1 1 25 172
Belgian 02/09 7 23 0 172
Hungarian 29/07 1 1 25 197
German 22/07 7 24 0 197
British 08/07 8 8 4 201
European 24/06 2 19 0 201
Canadian 10/06 2 1 25 226
Monaco 27/05 3 5 10 236
Spanish 13/05 24 8 4 240
Bahrain 22/04 2 8 4 244
Chinese 15/04 7 3 15 259
Malaysian 25/03 1 3 15 274
Australian 18/03 1 3 15 289
Brazilian 27/11 4 22 0 289
Abu Dhabi 13/11 2 1 25 314
Indian 30/10 5 7 6 320
Korean 16/10 1 2 18 338
Japanese 09/10 3 5 10 348
Singapore 25/09 4 5 10 358
Italian 11/09 2 4 12 370
Belgian 28/08 2 24 0 370
Hungarian 31/07 2 4 12 382
German 24/07 2 1 25 407
British 10/07 10 4 12 419
European 26/06 3 4 12 431
Canadian 12/06 5 24 0 431
Monaco 29/05 9 6 8 439
Spanish 22/05 3 2 18 457
Turkish 08/05 4 4 12 469
Chinese 17/04 3 1 25 494
Malaysian 10/04 2 8 4 498
Australian 27/03 2 2 18 516

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