Some excellent footage has emerged on Youtube of a young Lewis Hamilton honing his craft.
The first shows Hamilton (#1 kart) racing in cadet karts at Buckmore Park and pulling off a stunning move to sweep from fourth to first on the final lap and win:
The second shows his first Junior Intercontinental A class race run in pouring rain at Larkhall. After pressuring one rival into a mistake Hamilton (#44) catches the leader and passes him to win:
Here’s hoping we get a wet race sometime soon. Monaco would be good…