The perfection and maturity he showed in winning at one of the most difficult tracks in the world filled the sports pages of today's newspapers...
But now legendary racing commentator Murray Walker – famous for his over-hyped commentaries and nonsense quotes uttered in the white heat of racing - has come out of retirement to talk-up prospects for the 22-year-old. Oh no....!
Much-loved Murray, whose catch-phrase was 'Unless I'm very much mistaken' (and he usually was!) told the BBC
It’s my considered opinion that Lewis Hamilton will go on to be one of the greatest drivers of all time…There aren't enough superlatives for what Lewis Hamilton is doing race after race…it is unprecedented in the history of Formula One.It’s easy to see why Hamilton has set Formula One alight. He has been on the podium in every one of his first six world championship races and already leads the championship by eight points.
I've been watching Formula One since it began and I have never seen anything like this in my life, it is quite incredible.
It's more than feasible that he could win the championship this year, which would be incredible.
The British Grand Prix at Silverstone, Northants next month will be one of the most anticipated for decades...