Lewis Hamilton

From the days when his father would take him to watch Formula One greats Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost,Lewis Hamilton dreamed ofjoining the ranks of his racing heroes. This he eventually did; becoming the youngest driver to ever pilot a F1 car, in 2007.Hamilton grew up in Hartfordshire, in the United Kingdom, where at the age of 7 he started racing radio-controlled cars for fun. He soonmoved onto the more challenging Go-Karts; then Formula 3 cars, in which he won the British Championship. Hamilton was never shy ofhis talent. He approached McLaren boss Ron Dennis at the age of ten and told him he was one day goingto drive a McLaren. Ronreplied, “Wait nine years and I’ll see what I can do”