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Lewis Hamilton wins 2017 Spanish Grand Prix

Born on 7 January 1985, Lewis Hamilton is a British Formula One racing driver.

May 16, 2017 12:56 IST
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Lewis Hamilton Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton on 14 May 2017 stole a stunning victory in the 2017 Spanish Grand Prix from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.

It was Hamilton’s second win of the season.

About Lewis Hamilton

Born on 7 January 1985, Lewis Hamilton is a British Formula One racing driver.

At present, he is racing for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team.

He is a three-time Formula One World Champion.

He won his first title with McLaren in 2008 before moving to Mercedes, where he won back-to-back titles in 2014 and 2015.

His 54 Grand Prix victories is the second highest of all-time, behind only Michael Schumacher at 91.

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About Spanish Grand Prix

The Spanish Grand Prix is a Formula One race.

It is currently held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Barcelona.

It is one of the oldest in the world still contested, celebrating its centenary in 2013.

Interrupted by the First World War, the race waited a decade for its second running before becoming a staple of the European calendar.

The race was successfully revived in 1967 and has been a regular part of the Formula One World Championship since 1968 at a variety of venues.

Max Verstappen was the winner of the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix.

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