Lewis Hamilton

Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has been considered for a role in Ron Howard's next project, which is based on the battles between two Formula 1 drivers. The sportsman is yet to give a nod. CS bring you some trivia about this McLaren team member:

>> Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton, born on January 7, 1985, is a British Formula One racing driver from England.

>> At the age of 10, he approached the principal of the McLaren team, Ron Dennis and told him, "I want to race for you one day ... I want to race for McLaren."

>> Lewis' father bought him his first radio-controlled car in 1991.

>> In 2007, Lewis dated Nicole Scherzinger, the lead singer of American girl band Pussycat Dolls.

>> In Dec 2007, Lewis was suspended from driving in France for a month after being charged for speeding at 196 km/h on a French motorway.

>> In 2008, an artist made Lewis' portrait the size of two London double-decker buses. Up to 50 different toy cars dipped in coloured paints were used to create the 12x8 metre wide image.

>> Madame Tussauds unveiled a waxwork of Lewis on March 18, 2009, which cost around �150,000.

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