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Pictures: Lewis Hamilton's amazing career so far

After winning his sixth Formula 1 world title, we take a look back on Lewis Hamilton's incredible career so far.
Britain's Lewis Hamilton has won the 2019 Formula One World Championship - it means he's now won six world titles and is the second-most successful F1 driver of all time.
Lewis Hamilton celebrating his win with the Union Jack.Getty Images
He's now just one title behind the record of seven, held by legendary German driver Michael Schumacher.
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But the Lewis Hamilton story goes way back. He started out racing go-karts as a child, and moved onto Formula 3 and GP2. He was supported by his dad who went to nearly all his races.
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain celebrates winning with his father after round six of the GP2 series on June 11, 2006 at Silverstone, England.Getty Images
Lewis took his first ever world title at the Brazilian Grand Prix in 2008, at the age of 23. He became the youngest ever holder of the title at the time - an achievement later beaten by his rival Sebastian Vettel.
Lewis took his first ever world title at the Brazilian Grand Prix in 2008, at the age of 23. This made him the youngest ever holder of the title at the time - but was later beaten by Sebastian Vettel.Getty Images
He had to wait a few years before his next taste of success - which came when he won the World Championship after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in 2014.
He had to wait a few years before his next taste of success - which came when he won the World Championship after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in 2014.Clive Mason
He took a third world title the following year, when he swept to victory in the United States Grand Prix in 2015.
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Lewis won his fourth World Championship around this time last year after the Mexico Grand Prix - that win made him the most successful British F1 ever. How many more world titles will Lewis win?
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