Lewis Hamilton is one of the greatest racers in the history of F1 and had talent oozing in his veins
Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton will be aiming for an incredible seventh F1 driver’s title in 2020.
The British racer has won five titles out of the last six thanks to the power of the Mercedes, but there have been some who question that feat.
Mercedes have produced the best car in the paddock for most of those seasons, and some claim that is the secret to his success.
Hamilton, however, had a lot of talent coming through the various series from a young age. He did well in almost every championship he participated in and a throwback clip highlighted his incredible talent from the karting days.
The video shows Hamilton, who is racing in the #1, initially trailing behind the pack.
Karting is much different from the current F1 cars as most of the vehicles have similar power and talent and ability shines through.
Hamilton shows a lot of that in the final stages as he moves up to fourth and in one move, rounds three other racers, to finish in first place.
Heading into the weekend like… @LewisHamilton in his karting days as he times his charge to perfection 😮👏
(He was #1 back then, too 😉)pic.twitter.com/gZyOpvkRrX
— Formula 1 (@F1) February 15, 2020
This was another showing of how great Hamilton really is and that talent that naturally comes through him, something the fans highlighted too:
iTs AlL tHe KaRt pic.twitter.com/12NKpJ2fYD
— Luca M #56 (@TheLucaFormat) February 15, 2020
Quite clearly just a superior Kart to everyone else….. smh 🙄
— Joshua Lue (@Josh_Lue) February 15, 2020
He is the chosen one… We must see it.
— Hammerica (@HammerTheSenate) February 15, 2020
Driving skills were already there ..👌🏾👌🏾
— statsman (@bafanab47257088) February 15, 2020
Didn't even look like he was going for the lead till he took the lead.
Still has that race management skills about him….. All down to the car? Errm Come again….
— Koyn Way (@Kobs50743492) February 15, 2020
I’m sure he’s also had the superior kart right?
— Ron (@roncharls4) February 15, 2020
Let the youngsters learn from the goat.
The haters must also see that this goat is not a ‘fly by night’ and “only good because of the car” driver …
— Edmund Sebetsa®️ (@EdS_888) February 15, 2020
The Brit isn’t a six-time world champion for nothing, and it will be interesting to see if he can match the record of seven titles held by Michael Schumacher this year.
Button backs Hamilton for the crown
Hamilton’s former teammate from McLaren, Jenson Button, backed the Brit to win a seventh title recently.
Button was speaking about the season ahead and claimed that Mercedes were the team to beat. He hoped for a closer challenge from Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc too.
Verstappen and Leclerc are also extremely talented, however, their machines don’t match up with the Mercedes.
The first F1 race of the season is a month away, and Hamilton, for now, seems set for another title.
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