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Lewis Hamilton : a portrait of Britain's new F1 hero

Author: Andrew Van de Burgt
Publisher: Newbury Park, CA : Haynes North America Inc, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After the most sensational debut in Formula 1 history, Lewis Hamilton has become a household name and front-page news around the world. Packed with nearly 200 stunning photographs of Lewis's entire  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Lewis Hamilton; Lewis Hamilton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Van de Burgt
ISBN: 9781844254804 1844254801
OCLC Number: 212861478
Description: [160] pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Growing up - Lewis cites his family as his inspiration, and has often said that his brother's positive outlook on life, in spite of suffering from cerebral palsy, has had a major effect on how he thinks.Karting - Lewis began competitive karting at the age of eight. He went on to win a number of Championships, including the World Cup Championship, the Elf Masters and World Number One ranking in 2000.Formula Renault - Lewis made is car racing debut in UK Formula Renault in 2001 at the age of 16. He dominated the 2003 championship with 10 wins, 9 fastest laps and 11 pole positions.Formula 3 - In 2004, Lewis won the prestigious Bahrain F3 Superprix. In 2005, he won 15 of the 20 rounds in the Formula 3 Euroseries, as well as the blue-riband F3 races at Zandvoort, Monaco and Pau.GP2 - After a season-long battle and stunning wins at Monaco and Silverstone, Lewis won the 2006 GP2 Championship.Challenging for the World Championship - The story of Lewis's entire 2007 Grand Prix season.
Responsibility: Andrew Van de Burgt.
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