Lewis Hamilton

Born: January 7, 1985 (age 31)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Stevenage
Nationality: Great Britain British

Team: Mercedes
Current Rank: No. 2 (57 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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Nico Rosberg of Mercedes during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Mercedes still investigating Lewis Hamilton failures
Mercedes admit that they are still working on fixing the engine problems that have thwarted Lewis Hamilton's championship campaign so far in 2016.
11:30
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone tells Lewis Hamilton to stop 'moaning'
Bernie Ecclestone tells reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton to stop "moaning".
May 5, 22:23
Nico Rosberg leaves the stage behind Lewis Hamilton during a press conference for the kickoff of the new Formula 1 season in Fellbach, south-western Germany, on March 11, 2016
Mercedes insist no favouritism towards Nico Rosberg over Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes write an open letter to reassure supporters that they are not deliberately sabotaging Lewis Hamilton's car as Nico Rosberg races clear in the F1 championship.
May 4, 16:40
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Fernando Alonso: 'Formula 1 drivers to discuss race start crashes'
Fernando Alonso says that Formula1 drivers will discuss the recent series of messy race starts in 2016.
May 3, 11:24
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
Vladimir Putin meeting surprised Nico Rosberg
Nico Rosberg admits to being surprised when he met Russia's controversial president Vladimir Putin after the race in Sochi.
May 3, 11:21
The Russian flag flies in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Minister: 'Russia not ready for more Formula 1 races'
Russia's sports minister plays down suggestions that the country might add another annual grand prix to the Formula 1 calendar.
May 3, 11:17
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
Franck Montagny: 'Nico Rosberg has luck of a champion'
Former F1 driver Franck Montagny thinks runaway championship leader Nico Rosberg will eventually strike problems in 2016.
May 3, 10:12
A general view of the circuit before the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone still waiting for Monza GP progress
Bernie Ecclestone suggests that the uncertainty over the future of Monza's F1 race could continue to drag.
May 2, 13:02
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Mercedes eye 'step back' to recover reliability
Mercedes chiefs Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff say that the first priority for the reigning champions is to solve car reliability problems.
May 2, 12:14
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Mercedes blasts anti-Lewis Hamilton conspiracy
Mercedes rubbish suggestions Lewis Hamilton's horror run of bad luck so far in 2016 may be a conspiracy.
May 2, 08:15
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
Result: Nico Rosberg eases to Russian Grand Prix win
Nico Rosberg continues his winning start to the 2016 Formula 1 campaign thanks to a victory in Russia.
May 1, 15:38
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 sure Ferrari can win 2016 title
Sebastian Vettel insists that the 2016 title race is not already over.
May 1, 08:51
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Mercedes boss: "No explanation" for Lewis Hamilton engine failure
Lewis Hamilton finishes 10th in qualifying for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix, which Mercedes boss Toto Wolff admits caught him by surprise.
Apr 30, 19:13
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton quickest in third practice of Russian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton tops third practice, just 0.068 seconds quicker than Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg ahead of Sunday's Russian Grand Prix.
Apr 30, 11:12
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Lewis Hamilton tops second practice in Russia
Lewis Hamilton goes fastest in second practice for the Russian Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg.
Apr 29, 14:35
Daniel Ricciardo sits in his Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 fitted with the aeroscreen during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
FIA confirms 'aeroscreen' under consideration
The FIA confirms that Red Bull's 'aeroscreen' concept is in the running to be introduced in Formula 1.
Apr 29, 10:16
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
GPDA tried to derail 2017 chassis changes
The drivers' representative body, the GPDA, made a bid to derail the new chassis regulations that will be introduced in 2017.
Apr 29, 10:12
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Result: Mercedes' Nico Rosberg dominates first practice session of Russian Grand Prix
Mercedes's Nico Rosberg dominates the first practice session at the Russian Grand Prix by clocking the fastest time ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
Apr 29, 09:41
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone wants to be 'dictator' again
Bernie Ecclestone says that he would like to become Formula 1's "dictator" once again.
Apr 28, 08:19
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Mika Hakkinen: 'Nico Rosberg finally ready to be champion'
Mika Hakkinen says that 2016 championship leader Nico Rosberg might finally be ready to win his first F1 title this year.
Apr 27, 09:24
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Niki Lauda: 'Nico Rosberg not thinking about new contract'
Championship leader Nico Rosberg and Mercedes play down rising speculation about the German driver's expiring contract.
Apr 19, 14:17
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Patrick Tambay: 'Lewis Hamilton not focused on title'
A lack of focus could have put Lewis Hamilton's bid for a third consecutive world championship off the rails in 2016, according to Patrick Tambay.
Apr 18, 13:03
Nico Rosberg disintegrates after winning the Australian Grand Prix on March 20, 2016
Result: Nico Rosberg eases to Chinese Grand Prix victory
Nico Rosberg wins his sixth Grand Prix in a row in China, while Lewis Hamilton has to settle for seventh place.
Apr 17, 09:15
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's German driver Nico Rosberg celebrates after the qualifying session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 28, 2015
Nico Rosberg on pole, Lewis Hamilton last at Chinese Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg snatches pole position at the death for the Chinese Grand Prix, taking full advantage of teammate Lewis Hamilton's qualifying struggles.
Apr 16, 09:36
Nico Rosberg leaves the stage behind Lewis Hamilton during a press conference for the kickoff of the new Formula 1 season in Fellbach, south-western Germany, on March 11, 2016
Mercedes duo squabble over dinner bill
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg temporarily confine their championship battle to a squabble over a dinner bill.
Apr 15, 10:05
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen takes a corner during the first practice session at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 15, 2016
Result: Mercedes take first practice in China, but Ferrari dominate second session
Mercedes pair Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton set the pace in P1 in China, but Ferrari respond in the second as Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel go top.
Apr 15, 09:18
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: 'Grid penalty is opportunity'
World champion Lewis Hamilton maintains his sunny disposition despite admitting that his five-place gearbox change penalty was "a kick in the goonies".
Apr 14, 14:30
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Mercedes: 'Gearbox failure risk too high'
Mercedes says that leaving Lewis Hamilton's broken gearbox in his car in China was too great a "risk".
Apr 14, 14:24
Fernando Alonso of McLaren-Honda during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Johnny Herbert: 'Fernando Alonso incident upset wife'
Johnny Herbert stands by his recent criticism of Fernando Alonso, even after the Spaniard's angry reaction.
Apr 14, 13:56
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Penalty blow for Lewis Hamilton in China
Nico Rosberg's bid to extend his winning streak to six races this weekend gets an early boost as Lewis Hamilton receives a grid penalty.
Apr 14, 11:37
 Force India chairman Vijay Mallya attends a press conference on October 23, 2015
Troubled Vijay Mallya to also miss Chinese Grand Prix
Vijay Mallya looks set to sit out yet another grand prix, as his legal troubles in his native India continue.
Apr 14, 11:28
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Valtteri Bottas to keep approach despite Lewis Hamilton crash
Valtteri Bottas insists that he will not alter his racing style, even though he crashed with reigning champion Lewis Hamilton in Bahrain.
Apr 13, 08:15
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, David Coulthard doubt Ferrari can win title
Two former F1 drivers do not think that Ferrari is ready to beat Mercedes to the world championship.
Apr 13, 07:30
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: 'I am not a hero'
Quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel insists that he has no desire to behave like a "hero".
Apr 11, 16:41
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Mercedes open to MotoGP test for Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes open the door for a potential MotoGP test for the team's reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton.
Apr 3, 20:37
Nico Rosberg celebrates winning the Bahrain GP with some sparkling wine on April 3, 2016
Result: Nico Rosberg makes it two from two with Bahrain Grand Prix win
Nico Rosberg wins the Bahrain Grand Prix comfortably to continue his perfect start to the 2016 Formula 1 season.
Apr 3, 18:01
Nico Rosberg leaves the stage behind Lewis Hamilton during a press conference for the kickoff of the new Formula 1 season in Fellbach, south-western Germany, on March 11, 2016
Most teams oppose faster cars for 2017
Almost every team in pitlane is now opposed to the plan to speed up the cars with more downforce in 2017.
Apr 2, 08:15
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 denies Formula 1 already fast enough
Sebastian Vettel hits back at suggestions that speeding up the cars for 2017 is not the right direction for F1.
Apr 2, 08:06
Nico Rosberg disintegrates after winning the Australian Grand Prix on March 20, 2016
Mercedes's Nico Rosberg dominates second practice at Bahrain Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg tops the second practice of the Bahrain Grand Prix after coming out on top in P1 earlier in the day.
Apr 1, 17:45
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's German driver Nico Rosberg celebrates after the qualifying session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 28, 2015
Nico Rosberg pips Lewis Hamilton in Bahrain first practice
Nico Rosberg tops the standings in first practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix, going half a second quicker than Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.
Apr 1, 13:43