Lewis Hamilton: A champion's season

Lewis Hamilton: A champion's season

Lewis Hamilton's title defence did not go the way he would have liked, but Tony Dodgins explains how the Briton still gave a champion's performance in 2009

Lewis Hamilton has experienced the peaks and troughs of Formula 1 faster than any driver in history.

Up until the end of 2008 it had all been an unbelievable fairytale. Lewis's talent and his skin colour had commentators talking about 'the Tiger Woods of F1' before he had even sat in a grand prix car.

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