At the age of only 30 years old, Hamilton has become the most successful British driver, in the history of F1. The driver of Mercedes has taken that title, after he won the race for a Big prize in the United States.
Hamilton won the race in Austin and achieved 32 victory in Formula 1 and surpassed the legendary Nigel Mensela. Right after him, when it comes to victories are Jay Stewart with 27 victories, Jim Clark with 25 and Damon Hill with 22 victories.
He took the fifth place, along with Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso. All of them have the same number of victories. In front are Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna and Vettel.
It is a great honor to be among the greatest. I am proud of myself, and of course on the fact that I am one of the best British drivers of Formula 1 - said Hamilton for BBC.
After winning in Austin, Hamilton gained 24 advantage points, in comparison with his club colleague Niko Rosberg, and it happened two races before the end of the championship.
Lewis Hamilton was always saying that not everything is about the position you are in , the most important thing is to outsmart the guy who's in front of you.
Great words of wisdom coming from this young man. Since he is one of the best , when it comes to Formula 1, we assume that this is the tactics that brought him where is now - among the greatest.