The most successful F1 driver on the current grid. He had already fought for the title during his premiere Formula One season in 2007 with McLaren when he lost it by just one point. However, he did better in 2008 and celebrated his premiere title. He added six other titles with Mercedes in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. In 2021, he lost the championship fight to Max Verstappen in the last race of the season. Hamilton is a record-holder in the number of victories, podium results, pole positions or points. He shares first place with Michael Schumacher in the table of all times according to the number of titles. He was able to win at least one race every season.