Lewis Hamilton's Helmet Evoulution Troughout The Years

Lewis Hamilton's Helmet Evoulution Troughout The Years

4 Time world champion Lewis Hamilton is racing in formula one for 12 years now and used various helmets which designed by different people.

Helmets are drivers symbols on the track as all drivers have a customized one for themselves, they usually include a meaning from the past which is important for them or they put their country flags on it

2007-2012

 Lewis Hamilton 2008-2012 Helmet

Lewis Hamilton 2008-2012 Helmet

Lewis Hamilton started his career with a yellow helmet. The first reason that he went for a yellow helmet was to make him recognizable so his dad can see him on the track when he was karting. The second reason was his idol was Ayrton Senna so thats why he added the blue and green details to it.

He raced in 110 races, won 21 of them and won 26 pole positions, 49 podiums and one Formula One World Championship using this helmet design.

Lewis used this design when he was racing for McLaren he didn't go for a major change on the design of the helmet except for the special one-off liveries

2013

 Lewis Hamilton 2013 Helmet

Lewis Hamilton 2013 Helmet

As he moved to Mercedes, Lewis went with a different design with similar colors. This time he used green a bit more than the old one and used a little darker red.

He used this design just for his first year in Mercedes, he used this design for 20 races, winning 1 race, getting 5 poles and podiums also a fastest lap aswell using this helmet design

British Driver used this design in 2013 Formula One Season, except from  3 races that he used a special livery for a specific race. 

2014

 Lewis Hamilton 2014 Helmet

Lewis Hamilton 2014 Helmet

 Lewis decided to change his helmet's colors the background being white but the shapes on the helmet stayed same the reason that Lewis went for a color change is on the tv broadcast and grandstands the viewers usually get confused because his teammate Nico was also using a yellow helmet so he changed to white

Lewis won his second his second formula one world championship against his teammate Nico

2015

 Lewis Hamilton 2015 Helmet

Lewis Hamilton 2015 Helmet

Lewis Hamilton didn't change the colors of his helmet but went for some changes of the shapes adding two stars at the top right which shows 2 of his championships.

Lewis won other championship with this helmet which puts him equal with his hero Ayrton Senna.

2016

 Lewis Hamilton 2016 Helmet

Lewis Hamilton 2016 Helmet

After winning his 3rd F1 title Lewis decided to place another star and a blank for the 4th star as his target was to get the world championship again.

Although Hamilton failed to win the title but he won 10 races which are more than his championship-winning teammate Nico Rosberg. He sat on pole position for 17 times using this helmet design

2017

 Lewis Hamilton Helmet 2017

Lewis Hamilton Helmet 2017

Lewis Announced that he will do a helmet designing competition he also said that the winner's design will be used by Lewis Hamilton in 2017 season. 

After a challenging season, Lewis managed to win his 4th F1 title using this helmet design

 

 

 

2018

 Lewis Hamilton 2018

Lewis Hamilton 2018

Lewis Hamilton actually used a design from the helmet competition that he run back in 2017 for the 2018 season.

Lewis used 2 stars on both sides equaling 4 which is his championship count.

 

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