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The career of Lewis Hamilton from 2011 till now (Part 3)

2015 season: Full dominance

Despite not having the impressive winning sequence as in 2014, Lewis Hamilton took the lead from the first race and won the championship in the US before three races. In this season Hamilton had 10 victories and only 2 failed to reach the podium (about 6 in Hungary and gave up in Singapore).

Besides, the fact that he let Rosberg win the last 3 races has helped this driver regain the confidence to strike back in the 2016 season.

2016 season: Defeated by teammates

Rosberg went on to win four of the opening races of the 2016 season (in a row of seven consecutive victories since last season) to build the top spot. And Hamilton only had 3 times to podium and 1 time to 7. The distance of both now up to 43 points.

Although Lewis Hamilton tried to win the last 4 races, it was not enough to retain the championship title because Rosberg also finished second in all 4 races.

Hamilton and Rosberg

At GP Abu Dhabi, once again Hamilton rejected the racing team’s order and deliberately pinned Rosberg’s speed in the hope that Rosberg will make mistakes but fails. This is the second time Hamilton has lost his teammate.

2017 season: Regain the throne

Overall, Hamilton’s Mercedes is still marginally better than the Italian car, he has won the pole and won 9 times. While Bottas has 4 poles and 3 wins. Ferrari’s numbers are only 5 poles and 5 wins.

Lewis Hamilton regained the throne

In the next Brazilian race, Hamilton had to start from the pitlane because he could not attend the classification race because of a car breakdown but he still finished fourth.

2018 season: The 5th championship

Lewis Hamilton started the 2018 season in a backward fashion. Won the pole but only came second in Australia, then third in Bahrain, fourth in China.

In these victories, remembering in Italy, Hamilton had a collision with Vettel at the start (Vettel was turned). In Brazil, the victory came to Hamilton thanks to the Esteban Ocon cardboard led by Max Verstappen.

5 times championship

With five championships, Hamilton overcame his senior Alain Prost, and rival Sebastian Vettel, to match the late legendary Juan Manuel Fangio.

In the history of this speed sport, only 16 riders have ever won the championship. And before Hamilton won the 2018 season, only two drivers had reached the 5 championship mark: Fangio and Michael Schumacher.

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Biographies of famous sportsmen

The career of Lewis Hamilton from 2011 till now (Part 1)

Lewis Hamilton is one of the key members of the Mercedes team that will compete in this year’s F1 race. The information and achievements of this driver in particular and the entire team in general are constantly increasing after each season and receive great attention from the speed enthusiasts.

In this article, let’s learn about the career of Lewis Hamilton from 2011 till now.

2011 season: For the first time defeated by teammates

In 2011, Lewis Hamilton for the first time in his F1 career ended the season with fewer points than his teammate. (Button 270 points, Hamilton 227 points). He still has up to 3 victories (in China, Germany, Abu Dhabi) but has never been able to rise to the top of the rankings due to Vettel’s absolute dominance.

This season, in addition to troubles in his private life, Hamilton was repeatedly fined on the track. In Malaysia, he was fined 20 seconds for illegally blocking Alonso (Alonso was also fined 20 seconds in this phase).

To GP Monaco, Hamilton was fined up to 2 times, the first time was a penalty run through the pitlane by cardboard Massa. After the race ended he was fined 20 seconds for causing an accident for Pastor Maldonado. After this race, he ‘lamented’ that he was discriminated against (heavily punished) for being black.

Hamilton once again caused Massa an accident in Singapore (fined for running through a pitlane). In the Indian GP, ​​he has subtracted 3 steps from the point of ignoring the yellow flag when racing. During the race, Hamilton and Massa collided again (this time Massa was penalized).

2012 season: The last season in McLaren

The 2017 season saw 7 different riders winning the first 7 races and Hamilton was the last of them (GP Canada). He is also the leading racer on the chart at this time. He then won three more victories in Hungary, Italy, and the United States, but had to give up to five stages (Germany, Belgium, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, and Brazil) plus one only to 19th in the European GP, ​​making Hamilton ranked 4th overall in the final race for McLaren.

In addition to the victories, the memorable event of Hamilton this season is his cancellation of the classification results in the GP of Spain due to fuel errors, having an accident in the starting phase at the GP of Belgium. Before the race at the Spa began, Hamilton revealed his race data and teammate Jenson Button to prove why he ran poorer than Button.

In the final race of the season, Lewis Hamilton had an accident with Nico Hulkenberg in GP Brasil when both competed for the top spot.