Lewis Hamilton keeps getting amazing prizes. The Briton won his seventh World title, last weekend during the Turkish Grand Prix. However, this Sunday it was confirmed that he will receive one of the most important awards in the United Kingdom, which already has several historical members of the paddock of the Formula 1.
This morning, the British newspaper ‘The Sun’ confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will receive the award of ‘Knight’ or ‘Sir’ by the Queen isabel II From great britain. The media assures that Hamilton is part of the famous ‘End of the Year List’ of the British Monarchy, and that he will receive the award in January, when the candidates are confirmed.
A few days ago, Hamilton had said that it would be difficult to accept such an award, since he believes that it does not measure up to many people who are candidates. The people who run the hospitals. The nurses and doctors who are saving lives in the most difficult times. I think about that anonymous heroes and I don’t see myself as an anonymous hero, ”he commented.
In addition, he said that he remembers his grandfather when he was appointed so that he could obtain the title of knighthood. When I think of that honor, I think of people like my grandfather who served in the war. I think of Captain Tom. He was named ‘Knight’ and he waited 100 years for that incredible privilege, ”Hamilton told a media outlet in his country this Friday.
One spokesperson for the pilot of Mercedes, commented that it is an honor for him to be part of the list of winners by the Queen. “This is an honor that Lewis had missed for many years. It is the most wonderful end of the season for him. ” This award is already held by characters such as Frank Williams, Stirling Moss or Jackie Stewart.