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LEWIS HAMILTON WINS F1 CHAMPIONSHIP

Lewis Hamilton - 2008 FIA Formula 1 World Champion Sunday, 02 November 2008 RACE REPORT Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is the 2008 FIA Formula 1 World Champion. In one of the most dramatic finishes to a world championship ever, Lewis took the title by a single point after securing fifth position on the final corner of the final lap of the final race of the 2008 season. Lewis finished the year with 98 points, one point ahead of Ferraris Felipe Massa, who won his home race at Interlagos this afternoon. Heikki Kovalainen finished seventh - a result that helped the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team to second in the constructors championship with 151 points. Ferrari amassed a winning total of 172 points. At the age of just 23 years, 10 months and 26 days, Lewis is the youngest champion in Formula 1 history. He takes McLarens 12th drivers world title, and the third for the McLaren Mercedes partnership, which won the drivers title in 1998 and 99 with Mika Häkkinen. LEWIS HAMILTON2008 FIA FORMULA 1 WORLD CHAMPION "The most dramatic race of my whole life. Its pretty much impossible to put this into words: Im still speechless. Its been such a long journey, but Ive always had the support of my family, the team, our partners and the fans. We did a fantastic job throughout the whole year and, with all the sacrifices we made, Im so thrilled to be able to win this for everyone. "Before it started to rain I was quite comfortable, and I was just focused on having a clean ...

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