After becoming the ninth British Formula 1 World Champion in only his second season in the sport back in 2008, Lewis Hamilton is now a three-time champion racing with the dominant Mercedes team.

Full Name Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton
Nationality British
Date of Birth 7th January 1985
Race Engineer Pete Bonnington
GP Wins 57
Podiums 110
Pole Positions 67
Fastest Laps 37
2016 Championship Result 2nd (380 points)
GP Starts 198
First GP 2007 Australian Grand Prix
First Win 2007 Canadian Grand Prix
Last Win 2017 British Grand Prix
Best Championship Result 1st (2008, 2014, 2015)

Lewis Hamilton’s Journey to Formula One

Year Series Championship Position
2001 Formula Renault 2000 UK Winter Series 5th
2002 Formula Renault 2000 UK 3rd
2002 Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup 5th
2003 Formula Renault 2.0 UK 1st
2003 Formula Renault 2000 Masters 12th
2003 Formula Renault 2000 Germany 27th
2004 Formula 3 Euro Series 5th
2004 Bahrain Superprix 1st
2004 Macau Grand Prix 14th
2004 Masters of Formula 3 14th
2005 Formula 3 Euro Series 1st
2005 Masters of Formula 3 1st
2006 GP2 Series 1st

Lewis Hamilton F1 Championship Results

Year Championship Position
2007 2nd
2008 1st
2009 5th
2010 4th
2011 5th
2012 4th
2013 4th
2014 1st
2015 1st
2016 2nd