Lewis Hamilton Version 2.0

{ Posted on May 18 2007 by dScribe }
Categories : F1 Drivers, Formula 1 Teams

Lewis Hamilton was signed to McLaren early in his career at the tender age of 13. This week another youngster looks set to follow in Hamilton’s footsteps.

Oliver Rowland, a 14 year old karting talent, has been signed to the McLaren Young Driver Support programme. Martin Whitmarsh has already confirmed they would like to put Oliver on a career plan similar to Hamilton’s despite denying he’s the next Lewis Hamilton.

It must be remembered that Nick Heidfeld is also a graduate of the McLaren programme.. so does this make Lewis Hamilton Nick Heidfeld Version 2.0? ;)   Just as long as he’s not Ricardo Zonta Version 2.0! (who’s a good driver, but just doesn’t have the same level of success)

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