British racing driver (born 1985)
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Sir Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton is a British racing driver currently competing in Formula One for Mercedes. In Formula One, Hamilton has won a joint-record seven World Drivers' Championship titles, and holds the records for the most wins (103), pole positions (103), and podium finishes (188), among others.
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Euro 2022: Celebrities & sport stars send good luck messages to LionessesDavid Beckham, Lewis Hamilton and Fara Williams are among the famous faces sending good luck messages to England before the Euro 2022 final.
Sebastian Vettel: Lewis Hamilton & Fernando Alonso say retiring champion is a 'legend' of F1Fellow multiple world champions Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso pay tribute to Sebastian Vettel after he announces his retirement.
French Grand Prix: Max Verstappen wins from Lewis Hamilton after Charles Leclerc crashes outCharles Leclerc gifts Max Verstappen victory and a huge advantage in the World Championship by crashing out of the lead of the French Grand Prix.
Hamilton says 'ignorance' to blame for alleged racial abuse at Austrian Grand PrixFormula One drivers including Lewis Hamilton have condemned racist abuse apparently suffered by fans at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Austrian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton says fans cheering after crash was 'mind-blowing'Lewis Hamilton criticises spectators at the Austrian Grand Prix for cheering when he crashed in qualifying at the Red Bull Ring.
Austrian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton 'truly believes' Mercedes can win in 2022Lewis Hamilton says recent progress by Mercedes has reassured him that he will be able to win a race this year.
British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton discourages fans booing Max VerstappenLewis Hamilton says he disagrees with fans at the British Grand Prix booing his rival Max Verstappen, saying: "We're better than that."
Lewis Hamilton shows pace as Carlos Sainz tops British Grand Prix practiceLewis Hamilton sets the second-fastest time in practice at the British Grand Prix to encourage his struggling Mercedes team at his home race.
British Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas top in wet first practiceAlfa Romeo's Valtteri Bottas heads Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in an inconclusive wet first practice session at the British Grand Prix.
F1 row escalates as it emerges Nelson Piquet used homophobic slur against Lewis HamiltonNelson Piquet used homophobic language against Lewis Hamilton in a podcast interview, it has emerged.
George Russell: Mercedes driver on bouncing cars, Lewis Hamilton and the British Grand PrixMercedes driver George Russell talks to BBC Sport about the problem with 'bouncing' cars, team-mate Lewis Hamilton and this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Lewis Hamilton says 'older voices' shouldn't be given a platform following Nelson Piquet's commentsLewis Hamilton has said that Formula One should ignore "old voices" and reject racism as it focus on becoming more inclusive.
Lewis Hamilton: 'Older voices' should be refused platform to make offensive commentsLewis Hamilton has called for "older voices" with offensive views to be refused a platform on which to make offensive comments.
Lewis Hamilton: Nelson Piquet apologises for 'ill-thought-out' racially abusive language about British driverThree-time F1 world champion Nelson Piquet says his racially abusive remarks about Lewis Hamilton were "ill thought out".
Nelson Piquet apologises to Lewis Hamilton over interview comments - but denies racial intentNelson Piquet has apologised "wholeheartedly" to Lewis Hamilton - but "strongly condemns any suggestion" the expression he used when referring to the F1 ace during an interview was racially offensive.
Lewis Hamilton Condemns Former F1 Champ Nelson Piquet For Calling Him N-WordLewis Hamilton is demanding change after former champion Nelson Piquet called him the n-word in an interview last year ... saying racism of any kind has no place in Formula 1. Piquet -- a Brazilian F1..
Lewis Hamilton speaks out after racist language used by Nelson PiquetLewis Hamilton has spoken out after Formula 1, the FIA and Mercedes condemned racially abusive language used by former world champion Nelson Piquet.
Canadian Grand Prix: Podium gives Lewis Hamilton 'hope' but Mercedes 'managing expectations'Lewis Hamilton says his podium in Canada gives him hope that Mercedes can return to competitiveness this year, but his team boss has urged caution.
Lewis Hamilton to race at Canadian Grand Prix and 'wouldn't miss it for the world' despite painLewis Hamilton says he plans to compete at the Canadian Grand Prix and "wouldn't miss it for the world" despite experiencing pain in Sunday's race in Baku.
Lewis Hamilton defended by Toto Wolff after Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifyingMercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff has defends Lewis Hamilton after the seven-time champion was out-qualified by team-mate George Russell for the third consecutive race.
Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton says wearing jewellery should not be a problemLewis Hamilton says "way too much time" is being devoted to the issue of drivers wearing jewellery in their cars this season.
Spanish Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton 'really struggling' with new MercedesLewis Hamilton says he is finding it difficult to get the best out of this year's Mercedes car, despite improvements in Spain.
Lewis Hamilton frustrated by FIA jewellery rules at Miami Grand Prix build-upLewis Hamilton has called on Formula 1's governing body the FIA to back down in its strict approach to drivers wearing jewellery in their cars.
Lewis Hamilton wins council tussle to cut down tree at his multi-million pound homeLewis Hamilton has won a council battle to chop down a tree at his west London mansion, despite a number of objections from his neighbours.
Lewis Hamilton: Toto Wolff says seven-time world champion 'deserves better' from teamMercedes boss Toto Wolff describes their car as "undriveable" and says that Lewis Hamilton "deserves better" after he finished 13th in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
Chelsea takeover: Lewis Hamilton & Serena Williams back Sir Martin Broughton's bidLewis Hamilton and Serena Williams are among the investors backing Sir Martin Broughton's bid to buy Chelsea.
Sir Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams pledge funds to Broughton bid for ChelseaSir Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams, two of the world’s biggest sports stars, are committing millions of pounds to one of the bids vying to become the new owners of Chelsea Football Club.
Australian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton 'does not enjoy' driving new MercedesLewis Hamilton says the problems with his Mercedes car are so bad that he is not enjoying driving it this season.
Lewis Hamilton & Newcastle: Why is Saudi Arabia's involvement in sport controversial?Why is Saudi Arabia's involvement in Formula 1 and Premier League football - criticised as 'sports washing' - controversial?
Lewis Hamilton calls on Saudi Arabia to improve human rights recordSeven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton says it should be "easy" for Saudi Arabia to make changes to improve human rights.
George Russell 'on a level playing field' with Lewis Hamilton at MercedesGeorge Russell says he and Lewis Hamilton receive equal treatment at Mercedes and is adamant there will be no team orders should he outqualify the seven-time world champion.
Bahrain Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton struggles in first practiceAlpha Tauri's Pierre Gasly sets the pace in first practice at the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix as the true competitive picture remains unclear.
Lewis Hamilton not carrying baggage after Abu DhabiLewis Hamilton says he is not carrying "any baggage" into the new season after the controversial end to last year's championship fight.
Bahrain Grand Prix: Lando Norris ready to take on Lewis Hamilton & Max VerstappenMcLaren driver Lando Norris believes he is ready to go toe-to-toe with Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen at the top of Formula 1.
Formula 1 2022: Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen return to the trackThree months on from the tumultuous climax to 2021, a new season begins with the shadows of that day still hanging over the sport.
Lewis Hamilton to change name to incorporate mother's surnameSeven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton says he will change his name to incorporate his mother's surname.
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Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes cannot compete for wins after Bahrain testingLewis Hamilton says Mercedes are not in a position to compete for wins, as pre-season testing ends in Bahrain.
Formula 1 testing: New twist in Mercedes upgrade rowMax Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton are second and fourth fastest in pre-season testing as the row over Mercedes' car takes a new twist.
Formula 1 pre-season testing: Lewis Hamilton sets fastest time of the weekLewis Hamilton ends the first pre-season test fastest - but his Mercedes team-mate George Russell says not to read too much into the times.
Mercedes launch: Lewis Hamilton 'attacking again' after considering futureLewis Hamilton admits he spent time this winter considering his future as Mercedes launched their new car for the 2022 F1 season.
The Fast and the Farmer-ish: Ellie Pacey - the Mercedes apprentice who races tractorsEllie Pacey is a technician on Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team - who also competes in tractor-pulling events.
Lewis Hamilton back at Mercedes factory ahead of 2022 seasonLewis Hamilton has been at the Mercedes factory this week as the team builds up to the new Formula 1 season.
'I'm back': Sir Lewis Hamilton breaks silence for first time since F1's controversial Abu Dhabi GP deciderSir Lewis Hamilton has broken a near two-month silence by declaring he is "back" in his first social media post since the controversial Formula 1 title decider in Abu Dhabi.
Lewis Hamilton: F1 star returns to social media weeks before new seasonLewis Hamilton returns to the public eye for the first time in two months following the controversial end to last year's world championship.
Lewis Hamilton may be punished for not attending awards ceremony, says new FIA presidentNew FIA president Mohammed ben Sulayem refuses to rule out punishing Lewis Hamilton for boycotting its awards ceremony.
Max Verstappen says Lewis Hamilton 'has every reason' to return to F1 next yearMax Verstappen says Lewis Hamilton has every reason to return to Formula 1 next year despite his unhappiness over the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton is 'disillusioned' after Abu Dhabi, says Toto WolffLewis Hamilton is "disillusioned" and will never get over the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, says Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff.
Max Verstappen on Lewis Hamilton, Abu Dhabi controversy and what happens nextMax Verstappen says that he and Lewis Hamilton "sometimes hated each other" this year but that the mutual respect between them remains high.