Lewis Hamilton, British Formula One racing driver. He currently races for the Mercedes AMG team, and is the 2008 Formula One World Champion. Coming from a mixed background, he is often labelled "the 1st Black driver in Formula One", although Willy T. Ribbs tested a Formula One car in 1986. He is also the 1st driver of Black heritage to win a major race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in any discipline. He has set numerous records, while finishing 2nd in the 2007 Formula One Championship.