RACING DRIVER

Lewis Hamilton

1985 - Today

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Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton (born 7 January 1985) is a British racing driver currently competing in Formula One for Mercedes, having previously driven for McLaren. Hamilton has won a joint-record seven World Drivers' Championship titles (tied with Michael Schumacher), while he holds the outright records for the most wins (95), pole positions (98), podium finishes (164), points finishes (228), career points (3763) and points in a season (413). Hamilton is regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers in history, with some journalists, experts and fellow drivers describing him as the greatest of all time.Born and raised in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, Hamilton enjoyed a successful ascent up the racing ladder and was signed to the McLaren young driver programme in 1998. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lewis Hamilton has received more than 17,283,749 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Lewis Hamilton is the 66th most popular racing driver (down from 65th in 2019), the 1,210th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,117th in 2019) and the 12th most popular British Racing Driver.

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  • 4.36

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Among RACING DRIVERS

Among racing drivers, Lewis Hamilton ranks 66 out of 888. Before him are Carlos Sainz, Ari Vatanen, Rudolf Caracciola, Michèle Mouton, Lucien Bianchi, and Jo Siffert. After him are Chris Amon, Rubens Barrichello, Maurice Trintignant, Luigi Fagioli, Walter Röhrl, and Ernesto Brambilla.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1985, Lewis Hamilton ranks 3Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo and Keira Knightley. After him are Luka Modrić, Gal Gadot, Wayne Rooney, Lukas Podolski, Michael Phelps, Bruno Mars, Mohammad bin Salman, Mario Gómez, and Nico Rosberg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lewis Hamilton ranks 1,210 out of 6,924. Before him are Bill Ward (1948), Edward Lear (1812), R. G. Collingwood (1889), Glenn Hughes (1951), Sophie, Countess of Wessex (1965), and Domnall mac Ailpín (812). After him are Pattie Boyd (1944), Leopold Stokowski (1882), Louis Lucien Bonaparte (1813), Henry Gray (1827), Victoria Beckham (1974), and Vinnie Jones (1965).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Lewis Hamilton ranks 12Before him are Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Damon Hill (1960), and Mike Hailwood (1940). After him are Piers Courage (1942), David Purley (1945), Tom Pryce (1949), Alfonso de Portago (1928), Peter Collins (1931), and Roger Williamson (1948).

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