All the prizes and awards that can be expected from an athlete, passed through the hands of Lewis Hamilton. The Briton is one of the best drivers in the history of the Formula 1 and equaled (and surpassed) all the brands that boasted big names, such as Michael Schumacher. However, this Wednesday Hamilton received the most important decoration.
After establishing himself as the most successful rider in the history of the category, the British Prime Minister Boris johnson decided to order the Queen isabel II. Johnson wanted Lewis to become a Knight of the British Crown. This is why the Queen decided to accept the Prime Minister’s request on Wednesday, turning Hamilton into Sir Lewis Hamilton.
The Briton is not the first driver or member of Formula 1 to win the award. Previously, there were three historic drivers who hold the title of Knight. The first was Jack Brabham in 1978, then Stirling moss in 2000 and Jackie Stewart a year later. In addition, the founders of the team Williams They are also. Frank Williams was appointed in 1995 and Patrick Head in 2015.
According to the Daily Mail, the British Prime Minister placed him on the ‘Diplomatic and Overseas List. This is because Hamilton has not resided in the UK for several years. However, to be part of this group, Hamilton had to go through a control of ‘Revenue and Customs of His Majesty’ to register that he has not broken any law.
After confirming the news the new CEO of Formula 1, Stefano Domenicali, He took the opportunity to congratulate the Mercedes on his new award. “Lewis is a true giant of our sport and his influence is enormous both in and out of a car. What he has accomplished is phenomenal and there is more to come. Everyone in Formula 1 congratulates him on this well-deserved recognition of his achievements and we look forward to seeing more of his brilliance, ”commented Domenicali.
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