If there was the best debut award for Formula 1, it would undoubtedly go to Lewis Hamilton. His debut season in 2007 is still considered one of the biggest surprises anyone saw in Formula 1. He finished third in his first ever Formula 1 race. Hamilton went on to have a good season, but it had a bitter ending, he lost the championship by just 1 point. That was just the starting for the talented young driver now after almost eleven years Lewis Hamilton has established himself as one of the best in Formula 1. Lewis Hamilton now has five Formula 1 World Championships to his name, and it doesn't look like he is in a mood to stop. Over the course of his career, we have witnessed some terrific races of his that deserve a recall.
Here is a list of the top 5 races of Lewis Hamilton:
#5. 2009 Hungarian Grand Prix
After winning the championship in 2008, Lewis Hamilton was defending his drivers' title in 2009. He had the worst possible start to his title defense, after the first five races of the season Hamilton did not even score a single point. Hamilton started the race in the fourth place behind Webber, Vettel, and Alonso. Alonso and Vettel had to retire due to mechanical failure, Hamilton had the lead and never looked back after that. He won his first race as the reigning champion and also ended his dry run without points. It was also the first win for a car running on Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS).