Lewis Hamilton Receives Knighthood At Windsor Castle

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

15 Dec 2021

Seven-time F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton officially received his Knighthood from the Prince of Wales at Windsor Castle on Wednesday.

Part of the 2021 New Year Honours list the 36-year-old was joined at the investiture ceremony by his mother Carmen Lockhart and saying only “Thank you” well wishers.

Hamilton is the fourth F1 driver to be knighted following in the footsteps of Sir Jack Brabham, Sir Stirling Moss and Sir Jackie Stewart, and the first to receive the accolade as an active driver.

His knighthood follows up an MBE in 2008 after winning his first F1 championship.

The celebration comes just days after the Mercedes racer controversially lost the 2021 title to Red Bull’s Max Verstappen at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton who was ahead in the race heading into the final lap was forced restarted following a late safety car. لعبة جاك بوت

The decision, appeared to be in contravention of the governing body’s own rules and standard protocols. Mercedes’ has launched an appeal with CAS. العب واربح