Lewis Hamilton

Born: January 7, 1985 (age 32)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Stevenage
Nationality: Great Britain British

Team: Mercedes
Current Rank: No. 1 (306 points)
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes GP prepares to drive during practise for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 15, 2014
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Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Ferrari easy to beat when emotional'
Ferrari are "easy to beat" when emotions are running high at the Italian team, according to Niki Lauda.
Oct 23, 08:05
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda to seek out Charlie Whiting after Max Verstappen penalty
Niki Lauda says that he will speak to F1 race director Charlie Whiting after Max Verstappen's controversial expulsion from the podium in Austin.
Oct 23, 07:57
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates after winning the United States Formula One Grand Prix and the championship at Circuit of The Americas on October 25, 2015
Result: Lewis Hamilton on verge of Formula 1 title after victory in United States Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton claims a dominant victory at the United States Grand Prix but must wait at least another week to be crowned Formula 1 champion for a fourth time.
Oct 22, 21:54
Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene speaks with members of his team in the paddock after final practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 18, 2015
Mattia Binotto to replace Maurizio Arrivabene as Ferrari boss?
Maurizio Arrivabene looks set to be the victim of Ferrari's terrible end to their 2017 championship challenge.
Oct 21, 10:03
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton decides against 'taking a knee'
Lewis Hamilton says that he will not 'take a knee' before Sunday's United States Grand Prix.
Oct 20, 09:23
Max Verstappen poses for a photo on January 2, 2017
Max Verstappen would prefer to avoid top team switch
Max Verstappen suggests that he would prefer to stay at Red Bull rather than switch to a rival team.
Oct 20, 09:11
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Sebastian Vettel urges against big changes at Ferrari
Amid rumblings of looming changes, Sebastian Vettel says that Ferrari should actually stay the course.
Oct 20, 09:07
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes gets into his car in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Nico Rosberg: 'Lewis Hamilton must keep focus to win title'
Lewis Hamilton should keep his composure to secure victory in this year's world championship, according to Nico Rosberg.
Oct 18, 15:15
Former driver Gerhard Berger sits in a car on track after qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on June 20, 2015
Gerhard Berger: 'Lewis Hamilton-Sebastian Vettel duel to resume in 2018'
Gerhard Berger is predicting a "big battle" between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel for the 2018 championship.
Oct 16, 09:29
Former F1 driver David Coulthard talks to fans at a campsite appearance following qualifying for the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit on June 29, 2013
David Coulthard: 'Valtteri Bottas must believe he can catch up'
Former F1 driver David Coulthard urges Valtteri Bottas to "work hard" to get back on terms with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.
Oct 16, 09:14
Susie Wolff of Williams is seen before the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 25, 2013
Susie Wolff: 'Sebastian Vettel can still win 2017 title'
Susie Wolff thinks that the race for the world championship is still "open".
Oct 13, 11:01
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Report: 'Spanish woman to fix Ferrari quality'
Ferrari appoint a Spanish woman to help "fix" car reliability problems that have marred the team's push for the 2017 title.
Oct 13, 07:33
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff, Niki Lauda not celebrating Lewis Hamilton title yet
Mercedes's two team bosses are refusing to celebrate the 2017 title yet.
Oct 13, 07:15
Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari walks across the paddock during practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 17, 2015
Kimi Raikkonen tips Ferrari to be stronger in 2018
Kimi Raikkonen thinks that Ferrari will be even stronger in 2018.
Oct 12, 15:38
Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene speaks with members of his team in the paddock after final practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 18, 2015
Maurizio Arrivabene: 'Ferrari will never give up'
Embattled team boss Maurizio Arrivabene says that Ferrari will "never give up".
Oct 12, 15:34
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 27, 2015
Result: Lewis Hamilton on verge of fourth Formula 1 title with victory at Japanese Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton is on the verge of the Formula 1 world title after victory in the Japanese Grand Prix while rival Sebastian Vettel retired early on in the race.
Oct 8, 09:16
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton claims pole ahead of Japanese Grand Prix
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton claims the 71st pole position of his career, this time for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.
Oct 7, 09:07
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Valtteri Bottas struggle is Mercedes's fault'
Niki Lauda says that struggling Valtteri Bottas is not to blame for his collapse in form.
Oct 6, 08:11
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari during practice for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 13, 2016
Drivers confident of Ferrari turbo fix
Ferrari's drivers say that the team have fixed a technical problem that ruined their weekend in Malaysia.
Oct 6, 07:58
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Drivers admit 2017 Mercedes difficult to drive
Mercedes's two drivers admit that their 2017 car is difficult to drive.
Oct 6, 07:32
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Red Bull strength good for Sebastian Vettel'
Dr Helmut Marko thinks that Red Bull's strength could play into the hands of former team driver Sebastian Vettel this weekend at Suzuka.
Oct 5, 12:36
Max Verstappen poses for a photo on January 2, 2017
Sepang winner Max Verstappen has the flu
Max Verstappen admits that he is not feeling well in the days before Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.
Oct 3, 10:43
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Lance Stroll crash could cost Sebastian Vettel at Suzuka'
Sebastian Vettel's title hopes look set to take yet another hit, after a bizarre post-race incident in Malaysia.
Oct 2, 13:07
Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing puts his helmet on in the garage during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Result: Max Verstappen wins Malaysian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton claims second place
Max Verstappen claims victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton extends his Formula 1 championship lead with second place.
Oct 1, 10:14
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Hamilton eyes Mercedes contract talks
Lewis Hamilton says that he would like to negotiate a new contract with Mercedes.
Sep 30, 16:00
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton earns pole for Malaysian Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton earns pole position for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix, but Sebastian Vettel will start towards the back of the grid due to an engine problem.
Sep 30, 11:03
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: 'Valtteri Bottas to make own team order decisions'
Lewis Hamilton says that he does not expect teammate Valtteri Bottas to be his 'number two' for the rest of the 2017 season.
Sep 29, 17:02
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Mercedes will not 'cage' polarising Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes says that they will continue to allow Lewis Hamilton to express his personality and opinions.
Sep 26, 13:00
Mercedes GP Team Principal Ross Brawn attends the official press conference following practice for the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2013
Ross Brawn: 'Sebastian Vettel can still win 2017 title'
Formula 1 boss Ross Brawn backs Sebastian Vettel to bounce back and continue to fight for the 2017 title.
Sep 21, 10:46
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: 'Title hopes not over for Sebastian Vettel'
Lewis Hamilton says that his championship rival Sebastian Vettel cannot be written off.
Sep 20, 10:50
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff: 'Valtteri Bottas not number two driver'
Toto Wolff says that he still will not designate Valtteri Bottas the 'number two' driver behind Lewis Hamilton.
Sep 19, 10:08
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff: 'Singapore not preliminary title decision'
Toto Wolff hits back at suggestions that Sunday in Singapore was a 'preliminary decision' for a fourth world championship title for Lewis Hamilton.
Sep 18, 08:32
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton reacts after the qualifying race at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod, Hungary,on July 25, 2015
Lewis Hamilton: "I could not be happier"
Lewis Hamilton says that he is delighted after a first-round crash cleared the way for him to win the Singapore Grand Prix.
Sep 17, 16:59
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Result: Lewis Hamilton wins Singapore Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton opens up a 28-point lead at the top of the standings courtesy of victory in Singapore Grand Prix.
Sep 17, 16:21
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Valtteri Bottas happy as Mercedes keep 'options open'
Valtteri Bottas says that he is comfortable with his new one-year Mercedes contract.
Sep 15, 13:37
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2018
Valtteri Bottas signs a new deal keeping him with Mercedes for the 2018 season.
Sep 13, 12:26
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Ferrari favourites for Singapore'
Niki Lauda names Ferrari as the favourites to win this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.
Sep 11, 11:34
Lewis Hamilton celebrates being on pole for the Spanish GP on May 14, 2016
Lewis Hamilton agrees to test on Thursday
Lewis Hamilton agrees to help Pirelli with tyre testing later this week.
Sep 5, 08:55
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Sebastian Vettel: 'No panic despite bad race at Monza'
Sebastian Vettel says that there will be "no panic" at Ferrari after a bad home race at Monza.
Sep 5, 08:48
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff admits having 'coffee' with Jos Verstappen
Toto Wolff admits that he met with Max Verstappen's father at Monza.
Sep 4, 10:08