Lewis Hamilton

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Lewis Hamilton

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 (94), pole positions (97), podium finishes (163), points finishes (227), career points (3738) 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 16,457,126 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 65th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Lewis Hamilton ranks 65 out of 782Before him are Rudolf Caracciola, René Arnoux, Jo Siffert, Tom Pryce, Riccardo Patrese, and Alan Jones. After him are Luigi Fagioli, Ari Vatanen, Rubens Barrichello, Sebastian Vettel, Michèle Mouton, and Jacques Villeneuve.

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Among people born in 1985, Lewis Hamilton ranks 4Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modrić, and Keira Knightley. After him are Michael Phelps, Wayne Rooney, Gal Gadot, Lukas Podolski, Bruno Mars, Lana Del Rey, Stromae, and Fernando Llorente.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lewis Hamilton ranks 1,117 out of 5,347Before him are Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), Lord Randolph Churchill (1849), Guy Ritchie (1968), Penda of Mercia (606), Angus Deaton (1945), and Dave Evans (1953). After him are John Kay (1704), Frank Lampard (1978), John Gay (1685), J. Michael Kosterlitz (1943), John Charles (1931), and Pete Postlethwaite (1946).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Lewis Hamilton ranks 12Before him are John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Stirling Moss (1929), Damon Hill (1960), Mike Hailwood (1940), and Tom Pryce (1949). After him are Roger Williamson (1948), Colin McRae (1968), David Purley (1945), Guy Edwards (1942), Peter Collins (1931), and Alan Stacey (1933).

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