Lewis Hamilton’s Formula 1 Record Breaking Rookie Season

October 22nd, 2007

Lewis Hamilton has had an incredibly record breaking rookie year in Formula 1. Here’s a quick summary:

Lowering the benchmark

Youngest world championship leader – 22 years, 4 months, six days (Spain 2007)

First rookie to win, take pole position and set fastest lap in a McLaren

Youngest driver to score pole, win, fastest lap hat-trick – Japan 2007

Straight on the pace

Most points in a debut season – 109

Most podiums in debut season – 12

Most races led in debut season – 12

Most pole positions in debut season – 6

Most front row starts in debut season – 12

Fastest driver to reach 100 career points (15 races)

Most consecutive podiums from debut race – 9 (Australia-Britain 2007)

Most consecutive points finishes from debut race – 9 (Australia-Britain 2007)

Most consecutive number of races led from debut race – 7 (Australia-USA 2007)

Britain’s instant hero

Youngest British driver to win in F1 – 22 years, 5 months, 3 days (Canada 2007)

Youngest British driver to score pole position – 22 years, 5 months, 2 days (Canada 2007)

Youngest British driver to register fastest lap – 22 years, 3 months, 1 day (Malaysia 2007)

Youngest British driver to finish on podium – 22 years, 2 months, 11 days (Australia 2007)

Youngest British driver to qualify on front row – 22 years, 3 months, 8 days (Bahrain 2007)

Youngest British driver to lead a race – 22 years, 2 months, 11 days (Australia 2007)

Most points for a British driver in one season – 109 (Previous record Nigel Mansell, 108)

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2 Responses to “Lewis Hamilton’s Formula 1 Record Breaking Rookie Season”

  1. naina says:

    12th victory of lewis hamilton’s carrier?

  2. naina says:

    which is the 12th victory of lewis hamilton’s carrier?

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