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Lewis Hamilton is a three-time world champion

Lewis Hamilton is a three-time world champion


Lewis Hamilton takes third world title with victory at Circuit of The Americas after Nico Rosberg runs off the track in closing laps and hands him the lead; Rosberg finishes second from Sebastian Vettel with Max Verstappen fourth; McLaren pair Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso seventh and 10th.

Lewis Hamilton grabbed on a late error by team-mate Nico Rosberg to win the United States Grand Prix and locked his third F1 drivers championship.

The Brit overtook German with eight laps to go on race when Rosberg locked his tires and weakly watched his team-mate zoom past.

Hamilton had to beat Rosberg and outscore Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel by nine points to wrap up his second consecutive championship with Mercedes. He also won with McLaren in 2008.

The win also gives Hamilton his 21st victory over two seasons and 10th this year. He is the first Formula One driver to win 10 or more races in consecutive seasons.

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