Sir Lewis Hamilton has received a knighthood days after Abu Dhabi F1.
The 36-year-old attended Windsor Castle to receive the honour from Prince Charles.
He was knighted “in recognition of a glittering career”, tweet Sky Sports News.
Sir Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in recognition of a glittering career in #F1.
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) December 15, 2021
He was also awarded “the resulting title in the 2021 New Year Honours list after matching Michael Schumacher with his seventh Formula 1 World Championship,” report Formula 1.
Hamilton failed to secure his eighth title in Abu Dhabi as Max Verstappen won the title for the first time.
His mother, Carmen, attended the castle with Lewis.
He has become the fourth Formula 1 driver in history to be knighted.