Lewis Hamilton – World Champion

Formula One motor racing has become an extremely popular spectator sport in Britain and yesterday the English racing driver Lewis Hamilton won his second World Championship title in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Yesterday he said ‘This is the greatest day of my life’. Hamilton stood on his car to celebrate winning the race and then he hugged his family and his girlfriend, the well-known singer Nicole Scherzinger.

Lewis Hamilton is 29 years old and is currently racing for the Mercedes AMG team. His racing career began when he was only 13 years old and he joined the McLaren Young Driver Programme. He went on to become the youngest ever driver to be given a Formula One contract and since then he has won over 30 races.

Notes:

a spectator     a person who watches an event

to hug            to embrace

currently        at the moment

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