Lewis Hamilton is one of the youngest and most successful Formula 1 racing car drivers in the history of the sport. In 2008, he is the first black driver to achieve the F1 World Drivers’ Championship. In the F1 season of 2014, he won a career high of 11 races by capturing another drivers’ championship. His performance on the race track is always appreciated, and he has become an epitome of speed and technique to win the races.
Lewis is the son of Anthony Hamilton and Carmen Larbalestier, the couple who immigrated to UK from Grenada during the 1950s. His parents separated when he was just 2, and Lewis moved with his mother to live with his half sisters. He received a radio controlled car from his father at the age of 6, when Anthony recognized his son’s passion to race.