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Gallery: Lewis Hamilton celebrates historic Abu Dhabi Grand Prix victory

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton celebrates becoming World Champion after victory in the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire

Newly crowned double Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has had a phenomenally successful season.

Here is a look at Hamilton's career and season in numbers.

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton celebrates becoming World Champion after victory in the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire
Nicole Scherzinger, girlfriend of Mercedes Lewis Hamilton, appears emotionall. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire
  • 70 - Career podiums, made up of 33 wins, 19 seconds, 18 thirds.
  • 67 - Points ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg at the end of the season.
  • 38 - Career pole positions, placing him fourth on the all-time list.
Mercedes Lewis Hamilton celebrates becoming World Champion after victory in the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire
  • 33 - Career wins, making him the most successful British driver in the history of Formula One in terms of race victories.
  • 18 - Career wins with pole position. Only Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna and Sebastian Vettel have more.
  • 11 - Wins this year, making him the most successful non-German driver in one season as Schumacher and Vettel both won 13 races in a single campaign.
World Champion Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG F1 celebrates on the podium with Toto Wolff. Credit: James Moy/James Moy Photography/Press Association Images
Mercedes Lewis Hamilton celebrates becoming World Champion after victory in the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire
  • 7 - Fastest laps this season.
  • 7 - Pole positions this year, although lost out to Rosberg who scored 11.
  • 5 - His highest run of successive wins this year. Only Schumacher, Vettel and Alberto Ascari have managed more in a one season.
  • 2 - World titles, and now one of only 16 drivers to have won more than one.
Mercedes Lewis Hamilton celebrates becoming World Champion after victory in the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

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