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Duration: 50 minutes

In 2011, 19-year-old Nic Hamilton dreamed of following his brother Lewis into motor racing. But as well as the pressure of being a Hamilton and never having raced a car in his life, Nic also has a disability that had him using a wheelchair until he was 16.

This powerful and intimate film follows the family as they try to help Nic achieve his dream. With unprecedented access we see Nic embark on a season that will determine whether he has what it takes to make a career of his own in the glamorous and dangerous world of motorsport.

Last on

Tue 13 Mar 2012 00:25 BBC One

  • Beyond Disability season

    Racing with the Hamiltons: Nic in the Driving Seat is part of a special documentary season on BBC One and Radio 5 live that looks at the reality of what it means to be disabled in the 21st century.

    Find out more on the BBC Press Office website
  • Nic on Ouch! Disability Talk Show

    Nic on Ouch! Disability Talk Show

    Nic pops in for a chat where he describes learning the basics of motor racing through playing computer games with his brother Lewis and talks about his first season as a racing driver.

    Read more and listen from the BBC Ouch! blog

Credits

Executive Producer
Adelene Alani
Executive Producer
Adelene Alani
Producer
Jason Bernard
Producer
Jason Bernard
Director
Jason Bernard
Director
Jason Bernard

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