Mercedes driver, Lewis Hamilton will undoubtedly be regarded as a legend of Formula 1 whenever he quits the sport. He clinched his 3rd Formula 1 championship today after winning the United States Grand Prix in thrilling fashion.
He edged out teammate and rival Nico Rosberg whose uncharacteristic error as the race was drawing to a close cost him the chance to keep the race for the title open.
Hamilton is behind an all time winnig list that’s headed by Michael schumacher who holds a record 7 championships, Juan Michael Fangio is in second having won five championships, while Sebastian Vettel and Alain Prost have won four each.
Lewis Hamilton gushed after his victory today as he told Sir Elton John in an interview, “I can’t find the right words to tell you how amazing this feels.
“I love you guys and everything you do for me. For all my family, I love you all.”