BBC Sport - Lewis Hamilton matches Sir Jackie Stewart & Ayrton Senna F1 titles

Hamilton joins greats with his third

Lewis Hamilton claims his third Formula 1 World Championship to match the number of titles won by Jack Brabham, Sir Jackie Stewart, Niki Lauda, Ayrton Senna and Nelson Piquet.

The Mercedes driver won an incident-packed US Grand Prix to secure the title ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg with three races remaining.

Hamilton becomes the first British driver to win back-to-back titles.

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