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HindustanTimes Mon,29 Dec 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.
Spanish 12/05 2 12 0 0
Bahrain 21/04 9 5 10 10
Chinese 14/04 1 3 15 25
Malaysian 24/03 4 3 15 40
Australian 17/03 3 5 10 50
Brazilian 25/11 1 20 0 50
United States 18/11 2 1 25 75
Abu Dhabi 04/11 1 21 0 75
Indian 28/10 3 4 12 87
Korean 14/10 3 10 1 88
Japanese 07/10 9 5 10 98
Singapore 23/09 1 24 0 98
Italian 09/09 1 1 25 123
Belgian 02/09 7 23 0 123
Hungarian 29/07 1 1 25 148
German 22/07 7 24 0 148
British 08/07 8 8 4 152
European 24/06 2 19 0 152
Canadian 10/06 2 1 25 177
Monaco 27/05 3 5 10 187
Spanish 13/05 24 8 4 191
Bahrain 22/04 2 8 4 195
Chinese 15/04 7 3 15 210
Malaysian 25/03 1 3 15 225
Australian 18/03 1 3 15 240
Brazilian 27/11 4 22 0 240
Abu Dhabi 13/11 2 1 25 265
Indian 30/10 5 7 6 271
Korean 16/10 1 2 18 289
Japanese 09/10 3 5 10 299
Singapore 25/09 4 5 10 309
Italian 11/09 2 4 12 321
Belgian 28/08 2 24 0 321
Hungarian 31/07 2 4 12 333
German 24/07 2 1 25 358
British 10/07 10 4 12 370
European 26/06 3 4 12 382
Canadian 12/06 5 24 0 382
Monaco 29/05 9 6 8 390
Spanish 22/05 3 2 18 408
Turkish 08/05 4 4 12 420
Chinese 17/04 3 1 25 445
Malaysian 10/04 2 8 4 449
Australian 27/03 2 2 18 467

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