While world title are like your children and you cannot pick the favorite, we have given it a try. From the comeback in 2018 to a record 7th in 2020, here is the ranking of his 7 championship title as we await an 8th title and more from Lewis Hamilton.
7. 3rd F1 title, US Grand Prix (2015)
Hamilton, 30, won a thrilling United States Grand Prix to seal the drivers’ title with his 10th victory of 2015. He pressured team-mate Nico Rosberg into a mistake during a frantic last 10 laps after a safety car and swept by. It was an exciting climax to a race of fluctuating fortunes, lead changes and superb racing in changing conditions.
6. 6th F1 title, US Grand Prix (2019)
He became the second most successful Formula 1 driver of all time, one championship behind Michael Schumacher. He famously won the 2019 Monaco GP on worn out tires.
5. 2nd F1 title, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (2014)
After a record gap of 6 seconds, he kick-started the Mercedes’ dominant era by winning multiple world championships. “I can’t really explain how much this means, but it means more than the first one,” Hamilton said after crossing the line. “This is the greatest day of my life. 2008 was special but the feeling I have now is way past that. It’s the greatest feeling I have ever had.”
4. 7th F1 title, Turkish Grand Prix (2020)
Hamilton joined Michael Schumacher as a seven-time F1 world champion after amazing Istanbul victory from sixth on the grid; Hamilton is now statistically the most successful driver of all time holding or sharing all of F1’s biggest records. “That’s for all the kids out there who dream the impossible,” Hamilton said. “You can do it.”.
3. 4th F1 title, Mexican Grand Prix (2017)
Hamilton’s achievement made him unquestionably the most successful British Formula 1 driver in history, moving him one championship clear of Sir Jackie Stewart. He joined Vettel and Frenchman Alain Prost on four world titles, behind only Michael Schumacher, the all-time record holder on seven, and Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio’s five.
2. 1st F1 title, Brazilian Grand Prix (2008)
Lewis Hamilton started his professional Formula One career in 2007, driving for McLaren. He won his first title in 2008 with the team to become the then-youngest champion in the history of the sport. Dramatically, he snatched it from the jaws of Massa.
1. 5th F1 title, Mexican Grand Prix (2018)
The then 33-year-old became only the third man in history to win five world titles. He matched the haul of the Argentine legend Juan Manuel Fangio and is two behind all-time record holder Michael Schumacher.