Lewis Hamilton will cement his position as one of Formula One’s legends if he wins a record eighth world title in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, representing another staggering achievement for a boy who grew up in modest circumstances.

It has been quite a ride.

The son of a black father and a white mother, whose parents separated in his youth, Hamilton grew up on a housing estate.


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