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Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton receives a knighthood in the United Kingdom New Year’s Honours List – ABC News

Lewis Hamilton caps an incredible record-breaking year in Formula 1 with royal recognition, as the seven-times world champion gets a knighthood in the New Year’s…

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Motor racing great Lewis Hamilton has won just about every title and record there is in Formula One.

  • Born: Stevenage, England on January 7, 1985
  • Formula 3 Euro Series Championship title: 2003
  • Formula 3 Euro Series Championship title: 2005
  • GP2 Series Championship title: 2006
  • F1 debut: Australian Grand Prix, 2007
  • F1 starts: 266
  • F1 race wins: 95 (record)
  • F1 world titles: 7 (record, tied with Michael Schumacher)
  • F1 pole positions: 98 (record)
  • F1 podiums: 165 (record)
  • Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough…

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