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British racing driver, six-time Formula One World Champion

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Lewis Hamilton: British racing driver, six-time Formula One World Champion
Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton is a British racing driver currently competing in Formula One for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team. A six-time Formula One World Champion, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport, and considered by some to be the greatest of all time. He won his first World Drivers' Championship with McLaren in 2008, before moving to Mercedes in 2013, with whom he has won a further five titles. One of the most successful drivers in the history of the sport, Hamilton's six World Championship titles is the second-most of all time, while he holds the records for the most wins, career points (3661), pole positions (96) and podium finishes (160), and also holds the record for the most championship points in a singe season (413).

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Lewis Hamilton versus Michael Schumacher in numbers [Video]

Lewis Hamilton versus Michael Schumacher in numbers

Lewis Hamilton has matched Michael Schumacher’s victory record following histriumph at the Eifel Grand Prix. The British driver, who is also set to equalSchumacher’s all-time tally of seven World..

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F1 preview: A lap of the Russian Grand Prix [Video]

F1 preview: A lap of the Russian Grand Prix

Facts and figures ahead of the Russian Grand Prix, as Lewis Hamilton looks tobuild on an impressive record in Sochi. In six races at the circuit it hasbeen a clean sweep for Mercedes, with Hamilton..

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Lewis Hamilton calls for protection of Amazon rainforest in WWF film [Video]

Lewis Hamilton calls for protection of Amazon rainforest in WWF film

Lewis Hamilton, singer Jess Glynne and other celebrities have joined withconservation charity WWF for a short film calling for the protection of theAmazon rainforest. Titled Time’s Running Out, the..

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F1 preview: A lap of the Italian Grand Prix [Video]

F1 preview: A lap of the Italian Grand Prix

Facts and figures ahead of the Italian Grand Prix, as Lewis Hamilton looks toextend his championship lead further. The Brit cruised to victory in Belgium,and will be hoping to add to his impressive..

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Eifel Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton equals Michael Schumacher record with 91st win

Lewis Hamilton equals Michael Schumacher's record of 91 race victories during an eventful Eifel Grand Prix at the Nurburgring.
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'Verstappen gets too close for comfort' - Eifel GP preview

Valtteri Bottas' confidence has been boosted by beating Lewis Hamilton, but it's Max Verstappen's Red Bull which could provide the biggest threat.
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Lewis Hamilton beaten to Eifel Grand Prix pole by Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas takes pole position for the Eifel Grand Prix in a fight with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton.
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Hamilton against new Rio circuit being built in Camboata Forest

Lewis Hamilton opposes plans to hold the Brazilian Grand Prix at a new track in Rio De Janeiro to be built on land that is currently forest.
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Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver admits he 'may not always get it right'

Lewis Hamilton admits he "may not always get it right" after accusing Formula 1 bosses of "trying to stop him" at the Russian Grand Prix.
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Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver has Russian Grand Prix penalty points rescinded

Formula 1 bosses rescind the penalty points they had given to Lewis Hamilton for breaking practice-start rules at the Russian Grand Prix.
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'Hamilton needs to draw on all his talent to reach 91 wins in Russia'

Despite starting on pole at the Russian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton has plenty to do to equal Michael Schumacher's race win record, writes Andrew Benson.
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Lewis Hamilton takes Russian Grand Prix pole

Lewis Hamilton takes a dramatic pole position at the Russian Grand Prix despite coming within a second of qualifying down in 15th.
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Valtteri Bottas fastest in second Russia practice

Valtteri Bottas sets the pace ahead of Lewis Hamilton in second practice at the Russian Grand Prix despite scruffy sessions for both Mercedes drivers.
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Lewis Hamilton: FIA to change rules on anti-racism shirts

Lewis Hamilton says he expects to be told he cannot wear a T-shirt bearing anti-racism messages on the podium.
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Hamilton, Rapinoe & James react to decision not to charge officers in Taylor case

Sport stars including LeBron James, Lewis Hamilton and Megan Rapinoe express their disappointment at a decision not to charge any officers with the killing of Breonna Taylor.
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'Together we will make a change' - Hamilton Commission members named

Lewis Hamilton vows to increase the numbers of black people in motorsport as he named a group to analyse the causes of a lack of diversity.
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Lewis Hamilton: Commission members named for motorsport diversity push

Lewis Hamilton vows to increase the numbers of black people in motorsport as he named a group to analyse the causes of a lack of diversity.
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Lewis Hamilton named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2020 list

Lewis Hamilton has been named in Time magazine's list of the world's 100 most influential people this year.
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Lewis Hamilton will not face investigation over Breonna Taylor T-shirt

Motorsport governing body the FIA will not launch an investigation into Lewis Hamilton's decision to wear a T-shirt highlighting police brutality.
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FIA rules out Hamilton T-shirt investigation

Motorsport governing body the FIA will not launch an investigation into Lewis Hamilton's decision to wear a T-shirt highlighting police brutality.
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Breonna Taylor: Lewis Hamilton could face FIA investigation over anti-racism T-shirt

Lewis Hamilton faces the possibility of an FIA investigation after he wore a T-shirt which displayed a message about the shooting of Breonna Taylor.
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Hamilton steps up anti-racism protests with 'Say her name' T-shirt

Lewis Hamilton has stepped up his protests against racism by wearing a T-shirt highlighting police brutality in the US at the Tuscan Grand Prix.
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Tuscan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims 90th win after incredible race

Lewis Hamilton takes his 90th career victory by beating Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in a chaotic, incident-strewn Tuscan Grand Prix.
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Lewis Hamilton Demands Justice for Breonna Taylor At Tuscan Grand Prix

British racing star Lewis Hamilton made his feelings known Sunday at Italy's Tuscan Grand Prix ... he wants the cops who killed Breonna Taylor brought to justice. Hamilton wore a black t-shirt with the..
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Hamilton delivers when it counts to put Bottas in shade - all you need to know before Tuscan GP

Valtteri Bottas must be starting to wonder what he has to do to beat Lewis Hamilton after the Briton yet again turns it on when it matters most, writes Andrew Benson.
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Tuscan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to Mugello pole

Lewis Hamilton takes his seventh pole position in nine races this season at the first Tuscan Grand Prix.
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Valtteri Bottas tops Tuscan Grand Prix practice as Lando Norris crashes

Valtteri Bottas heads Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in Friday practice at the Tuscan Grand Prix as Lando Norris crashes his McLaren.
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Vettel has made the 'ideal choice' with Aston Martin, says Hamilton

World champion Lewis Hamilton says Sebastian Vettel has made the "ideal" choice in moving to Aston Martin next season.
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Lewis Hamilton's Extreme E X44 team: how F1 champion can influence world beyond sport

Lewis Hamilton's new venture could allow him to make a real difference - and change perceptions of himself.
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F1 world champion Hamilton to launch Extreme E team

Six-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton will enter a team in the new Extreme E racing series.
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Lewis Hamilton: 'I hold myself accountable for missing signs'

Lewis Hamilton says he considers himself responsible for the penalty that cost him victory in the Italian Grand Prix.
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Pierre Gasly wins thrilling Italian Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton penalty

Pierre Gasly took a stunning upset win in the Italian Grand Prix for Red Bull's Alpha Tauri team in one of the most remarkable races in history.
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Lewis Hamilton fastest in Italian GP second practice

Lewis Hamilton is fastest in second practice at the Italian Grand Prix as Mercedes yet again dominate.
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Bottas tops practice at Italian Grand Prix as Verstappen crashes

Valtteri Bottas leads Lewis Hamilton to a Mercedes one-two in first practice at the Italian Grand Prix after Max Verstappen crashes his Red Bull.
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Hamilton claims fifth win in seven races with success in Belgium

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton dominates the Belgian Grand Prix to take his fifth victory in seven races this year and the 89th of his career.
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Lewis Hamilton wins Belgian Grand Prix to secure 89th victory of career

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton dominates the Belgian Grand Prix to take his fifth victory in seven races this year and the 89th of his career.
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Belgium GP preview: Why this pole meant so much to superhero Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton's spectacular pole position in Belgium was achieved within an air of sadness, in an already difficult year.
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Lewis Hamilton on pole position at Belgian Grand Prix

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton sets pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix half a second clear of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
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Hamilton in imperious form as he takes pole in Belgium

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton sets pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix half a second clear of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
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Bottas quickest in first practice at Belgian Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas heads Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen in first practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.
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Belgian Grand Prix: Bottas quickest ahead of Hamilton in first practice

Valtteri Bottas heads Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen in first practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.
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Belgian GP: Lewis Hamilton rules out race boycott

World champion Lewis Hamilton backs US sports stars boycotting events to fight racism but does not believe missing the Belgium GP would have an effect.
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Hamilton dominates in Spain to claim fourth win in six races

Lewis Hamilton dominates the Spanish Grand Prix to take his fourth victory in six races so far this year.
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Hamilton edges out Bottas to take pole position in Spain

Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen third.
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