Lewis Hamilton’s journey from being a 22-year-old F1 debutant at McLaren in 2007 to a six-time world champion has been nothing short of spectacular, featuring plenty of highs, and a couple of lows, along the way.

    In the first of a new series, Aramco Presents: Rise of the Rookie charts the story of Hamilton’s rise through the ranks, from outstanding karter to junior formula ace to F1 driver.

    See how fates conspired to create an opening for him at McLaren, how he showed his star quality from the very first corner of his very first Grand Prix in Australia, and how a timely switch to Mercedes provided a platform for him to cement his legacy.

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