15th December, 2021
Lewis Hamilton, Formula One multiple record holder has been knighted at the Windsor Castle, days after he narrowly missed a record eighth world title.
Hamilton, who will now be addressed as Sir Lewis Hamilton, was officially knighted by Prince of Wales, Prince Charles).
The 36 year-old was honoured for his services to motorsports,
He becomes the fourth F1 heroes to be knighted.
Sir Jackie Stewart was knighted in 2001, Sir Stirling Moss 2000 and Sir Jack Brabham 1979.