"It's a dream come true" Lewis Hamilton

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"It's a dream come true"

Lewis Hamilton

Andreas Ch. Ioannou

Reg. No: F2007970

Semester: F2007

Section: COM 100

Instructor: K.Nikolaou



Lewis Hamilton is racing for McLaren Mercedes this gear alongside double world champion Fernando Alonso as Formula One's first black driver. He finished second in the 2007 Formula One Championship, behind Kimi Raikkonen after losing a 4-point lead at the final race in Brazil. He has a close relationship with McLaren team owner Ron Dennis. When he was ten, he approached Dennis at an awards ceremony and told him he would drive for McLaren one day; four years later, Hamilton was signed to the McLaren Team. Tonight I will present:

About his life


Last season





First Taste

Radio-Controlled cars

First go-kart as a Christmas present


British Kart Championship

Formula 3


First Grand Prix

Leader of Championship

Lost the title


Lewis Hamilton is the first driver who touches the leader of Formula 1 championship on his début in Formula 1.

He said "It's a dream come true", now Hamilton live his dream.

Lewis born on 7th of January in 1985. His mother Carmen and father Anthony named him after the US Olympic gold medal winning athlete Carl Lewis.

Hamilton's first taste of racing competition came at the controls of radio-controlled cars. Father Anthony bought him one in 1991, and Lewis finished second in the national championship the following year. That led to Lewis sampling kart racing for the first time. Aged six, his father bought him his first go-kart as a Christmas present,

Lewis' career started in 1993 when he was 8 years old and quickly began winning races and championships; by the age of 10 he had won his first British Kart Championship. At...