Respected sports author Dr Brian Belton takes an in-depth look at the rise of a racing phenomenon and the start of another chapter in the chronicles of black British sport history.?Lewis Hamilton is the first black racer to penetrate the heady heights of the most glamorous of sporting arenas. By the age of 10 he had won his first British karting championship but even then his dream was to be a Formula One driver racing in the seat of a McLaren . Hamilton achieved this with 3rd place in the 2007 Australian grand prix in his first F1 race taking all the pressure, hype and media attention in his stride the talented youngster has gone (and is going) where no black man has gone before. He now promises to be one of the greatest names in British motor sport history and this unauthorised biography is the first real insight into racing’s hottest property.