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Flag of Great Britain Lewis Hamilton

nationality British age 34 years old born January 7, 1985 hometown Tewin, Hertfordshire height 174 cm (5' 9")

Racing highlights

20181stFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20171stFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20162ndFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20151stFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20141stFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20081stFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20072ndFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20061stGP2 Series
20051stFormula 3 Euro Series
20051stMasters of Formula 3
20041stBahrain F3 Superprix
20031stFormula Renault 2.0 UK
20023rdFormula Renault 2.0 UK

Racing career summary

Races entered338
Wins110
Podiums196
Pole positions115
Fastest laps77
Race win percentage32.5%
Podium percentage58%

Karting highlights

20001stEuropean Championship Formula A
20001stWorld Cup Formula A
19992ndEuropean Championship ICA Junior
19991st29° Torneo Industrie Open - ICA
19971stSuper 1 National Formula Yamaha Championship
19961stKartmasters British Grand Prix - Comer Cadet
19951stSuper 1 National IAME Cadet Championship

Driver relations

Brother of Nicolas Hamilton.

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Lewis Hamilton.

Lewis Hamilton vs. Dennis Lind | Lewis Hamilton vs. Nicolas Hamilton | Lewis Hamilton vs. Frank Biela | Lewis Hamilton vs. George Russell

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2019Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2018Racing21 races11 wins17 podiums11 pole position3 fastest race laps
2017Racing20 races9 wins13 podiums11 pole position7 fastest race laps
2016Racing21 races10 wins17 podiums12 pole position3 fastest race laps
2015Racing19 races10 wins17 podiums11 pole position8 fastest race laps
2014Racing19 races11 wins16 podiums7 pole position7 fastest race laps
2013Racing19 races1 win5 podiums5 pole position1 fastest race lap
2012Racing20 races4 wins7 podiums7 pole position1 fastest race lap
2011Racing19 races3 wins6 podiums1 pole positions3 fastest race laps
2010Racing19 races3 wins9 podiums1 pole positions5 fastest race laps
2009Racing17 races2 wins5 podiums4 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing18 races5 wins10 podiums7 pole position1 fastest race lap
2007Racing17 races4 wins12 podiums6 pole position2 fastest race laps
2006Racing21 races5 wins14 podiums1 pole positions7 fastest race laps
2005Racing21 races16 wins18 podiums14 pole position11 fastest race laps
2004Racing23 races2 wins6 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2003Racing23 races10 wins14 podiums12 pole position9 fastest race laps
2002Racing17 races4 wins10 podiums4 pole position7 fastest race laps
2001Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1999KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1998KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1997KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1996KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1995KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Lewis Hamilton

2019 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st408Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
211117113
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes F1 W09 EQ PowerMercedesPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2018.

2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st363Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20913117
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes F1 W08MercedesPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2017.

2016 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd380Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
211017123
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Qualifying avg.Race finish avg.+/- avg.Fastest lap average
4.472.11 2.36100.82% of fastest lap time
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes F1 W07 HybridMercedesPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2016.

2015 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st381Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
191017118
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes F1 W06 HybridMercedesPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2015.

2014 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st384Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
19111677
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes F1 W05 HybridMercedesPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2014.

2013 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th189Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
191551
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes F1 W04MercedesPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2013.

2012 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th190Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
204771
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-27Mercedes FO 108ZPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2012.

2011 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th227Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
193613
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-26Mercedes FO 108YPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2011.

2010 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th240Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
193915
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-25Mercedes FO 108XBridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2010.

2009 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th49Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
172540
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-24Mercedes FO 108WBridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2009.

2008 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st98Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1851071
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-23Mercedes FO108VBridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2008.

2007 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd109Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1741262
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-22 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2007.

2006 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st114ART
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2151417
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2/05RenaultBridgestone
Click to show race results for GP2 Series 2006.

2006 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2005 Formula 3 Euro Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st161ASM Formule 3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2015171310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305MercedesKumho
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Euro Series 2005.

2005 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
1st0ASM Formule F3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Masters of Formula 3 2005.

2004 Formula 3 Euro Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th68Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201512
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Euro Series 2004.

2004 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Masters of Formula 3 2004.

2004 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
14th0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Macau GP 2004.

2004 Bahrain F3 Superprix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mercedes)

2003 British Formula 3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F303 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for British Formula 3 Championship 2003.

2003 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mugen-Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Macau GP 2003.

2003 Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

PositionPointsTeam
12th24Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000Renault

2003 Formula Renault 2.0 UK

PositionPointsTeam
1st419Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
151013119
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 UK 2003.

2003 Formula Renault 2.0 Germany

PositionPointsTeam
27th25Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 Germany 2003.

2003 Formula 3 Korea Super Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F302 (Mugen-Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Korea Super Prix 2003.

2002 Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

PositionPointsTeam
5th92Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41312
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000Renault

2002 Formula Renault 2.0 UK

PositionPointsTeam
3rd274Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
133735
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 UK 2002.

2001 World Championship Formula Super A

PositionPointsTeam
15th28MBM.com

2001 Formula Renault Winter Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th48Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000Renault

2001 Italian Open Masters Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
4th81.4MBM.com

2001 South Garda Winter Cup Formula Super A

PositionPointsTeam
7th0

2000 World Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
20th0MBM.com
KartEngineTyres
CRG (Parilla)

2000 European Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
1st75MBM.com

2000 World Cup Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
1st0MBM.com

2000 Andrea Margutti Trophy - Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
7th0

1999 European Championship ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
KartEngineTyres
Top Kart (Comer)

1999 Italian Open Masters ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
4th0

1999 10° Trofeo Andrea Margutti - 100 Junior

PositionPointsTeam
18th0

1999 South Garda Winter Cup ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
6th0

1999 29° Torneo Industrie Open - ICA

PositionPointsTeam
1st99

1998 Italian Open Masters ICA Junior

PositionPointsTeam
4th0

1998 Green Helmet Trophy Cadets

PositionPointsTeam
12th0

1998 28° Torneo Industrie - 100 Junior

PositionPointsTeam
19th55

1997 Super 1 National Formula Yamaha Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1996 Kartmasters British Grand Prix - Comer Cadet

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1995 Super 1 National IAME Cadet Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Lewis Hamilton over time since January 1st 2013. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

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