Birthday special: Did you know these fun facts about Lewis Hamilton?
Two-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton celebrates his birthday today. We give you some interesting trivia on the driver from Great Britain.
Lewis Hamilton. Pic/ Getty Images
* Hamilton is the first rookie F1 driver to be on the podium for his first five Grand Prix
* He was the first rookie driver to lead the F1 championship after first four races
* He appeared as a celebrity guest on the show 'Top Gear'
* His favourite music bands are Oasis, 50 Cent, Chaka Demus & Pliers, P. Diddy and Pharrell Williams
* His biggest fear is being eaten alive by a white shark
* He loves eating sugar puffs
* He always wears a holy cross during his races
* He is an occasional crooner
* Hamilton's favourite restaurant is Shanghai Blues, in London
* The song ‘I think I’m in Love’ by Pussycatt Dolls is about Hamilton and his girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger, lead singer of the band
* During training sessions, he always wears his helmet