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Is Lewis Hamilton on the Same Level as Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel?

Lewis Hamilton burst onto the Formula One scene with McLaren in 2007. He finished on the podium in his first nine races—including victories in Montreal and Indianapolis—and lost the championship by one point to Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen. Perhaps more impressively, Hamilton's story resonated with people outside of F1. He was featured in Sports Illustrated, a rare thing for an F1 driver, and Time compared him to Tiger Woods (back when Woods was still known as a great golfer, rather than a serial adulterer). The fact that he was the first black driver to race in F1 only made the story more compelling. He was anointed as the sport's next big star. In 2008, the prophecy was fulfilled: The championship was aga...

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