How Hamilton overcame his disability

How Hamilton overcame his disability

Much more than 'Lewis's brother', Nicolas Hamilton is forging his own path in motorsport, while living with a serious disability. SCOTT MITCHELL spoke to the BTCC rookie

Lewis Hamilton. There, that's that out of the way. A name - especially that name - can cast a big shadow. But this is the story of an illuminating individual. This is the story of Nicolas Hamilton.

The 23-year-old would have earned this story on AUTOSPORT regardless of his filial ties to a two-time Formula 1 world champion. If you don't know, Hamilton has cerebral palsy. His condition, which affects muscle control and movement, meant he was in a wheelchair until a few years ago and even now moving around is difficult.

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