Mercedes‘driver and one of the greatest drivers ever to drive in F1, Lewis Hamilton, is getting ready for its 16th season in premier motorsport. In his illustrious fifteen-year career to date, this racer has driven only two teams- McLaren and Mercedes.
Following rumors of Hamilton’s retirement following his defeat in the 2021 GP Abu Dhabi season, the driver and the team announced the return of the seven-time world champion. Drivers are said to be in better health after returning to social media and are called “recharged“Of the former F1 World Champion Button Jenson.
Mercedes has been an important part of Hamilton’s career as it is Briton’s ninth season with the Brackley-based outfit. And to celebrate their driver’s achievement, the team shared this:
Lewis Hamilton’s career in the past
In 2007, Lewis Hamilton became the first black driver in F1. The driver is signed to McLaren and drives with the reigning world champion, Fernando Alonso. In his first season, the driver impressed everyone and lost the F1 world championship to the then Ferrari driver. Kimi Raikkonen by a single point.
The following year, the British beat the title contender Felipe Massa and won the first of many future championships. However, in the following years at McLaren, Hamilton was unsuccessful in winning the WDC.
He then signed with Mercedes in 2013, replacing another legend of the sport Michael Schumacher. And as they are, the rest is history. Hamilton went on to win six more WDC titles in the hybrid era and just missed out on his eighth win overall in 2021.
To be fair, Lewis Hamilton has had one of the most dominant careers in sports to date. And the driver has used his recognition and influence outside of sport by supporting various charitable causes. The British are more than just a driver and an influencer.
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