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The five keys to Hamilton’s genius

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Now he's smoked Sebastian Vettel in two consecutive title fights Lewis Hamilton has staked his claim to be known as his generation’s greatest grand prix driver. Ben Anderson asks, what is it that makes him this era’s best of the best?

The past two seasons of Formula 1 were billed as the beginning of an epic battle for the ages, a struggle for supremacy between two mighty warriors of different creeds - one of sharp silver, the other of resplendent red - each with a viable claim to be known as the best driver on the grid.

This was Sebastian Vettel vs Lewis Hamilton; the four-time great against the three-time great.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Lewis Hamilton
Author Ben Anderson