His all-time Formula 1 pole-record and stellar win rate speak for themselves. But what exactly is it that makes Lewis Hamilton so breathtakingly fast? F1 Racing speaks to those who've worked most closely with him to unravel the secrets of his speed
The beauty and wonder of watching Lewis Hamilton express his talent in a Formula 1 car never fades. And it takes multiple forms.
In qualifying, Hamilton sets off on a lap. He might already be fastest. He might not. Sometimes the scale of the unfolding achievement dawns immediately, as it did when he demonstrated his awe-inspiring turn-in speed at the first corner of Albert Park this year.