Lewis Hamilton Becomes the Youngest F1 Series Champ

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton has become the youngest-ever Formula One world champion by winning the 2008 title in a thrilling finish at Interlagos on Sunday. Hamilton wins the title at a record age of 23 years and 301 days. 

In the end, he needed to make a pass two corners from the finish line to claim the title by a solitary point 98 to 97. Watch the incredible final lap of the race below:

To read more about the race, click here.

What’s even more awesome about his win is how long he’s been preparing for this opportunity. Click here to watch a short documentary about Lewis when he was just 13 years old and preparing for Formula One racing. Congratulations Lewis Hamilton and his team!

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