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Seven-time F1 champion Sir Lewis Hamilton receives knighthood at Windsor Fortress

Lewis Hamilton was once awarded his knighthood and the ensuing name within the 2021 New Yr Honours listing after matching Michael Schumacher together with his 7th Formulation 1 Global Championship.

Lewis Hamilton receives knighthood days after being denied F1 name (Reuters Photograph)

HIGHLIGHTSLewis Hamilton receives knighthood days after being denied F1 titleHamilton won his knighthood from the Prince of WalesLewis Hamilton overlooked out on a document 8th name this season

Seven instances Formulation One champion Lewis Hamilton won his knighthood for services and products to motorsport on Wednesday, days after he misplaced out on what would had been a document 8th name after a annoying ultimate lap on the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton holds the document for many race wins with 103, whilst he’s tied with German nice Michael Schumacher on seven drivers’ championships.

The 36-year-old Briton, the game’s most effective Black driving force, was once made a Knight Bachelor via Britain’s Worth Charles all over an investiture rite at Windsor Fortress in England.

Hamilton is the fourth F1 driving force to be knighted after the past due Australian Jack Brabham, Stirling Moss and triple champion Jackie Stewart, and the one one to have won the award whilst nonetheless racing.

Different energetic sportsmen who’ve won a knighthood are biking’s Excursion de France winner Bradley Wiggins, Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 metres gold medallist Mo Farah, two times Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and England cricketer Alastair Cook dinner.

Hamilton misplaced out at the 2021 name to Purple Bull driving force Max Verstappen on Sunday. The 2 have been equivalent on issues sooner than the overall race in Abu Dhabi, the place the Dutchman overtook Hamilton at the ultimate lap to boost his maiden name.

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