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28Nicolas Hamilton

"The Clio Cup cars are terrific to drive and, with all the data you’re able to work with and the high level of competition, it’s a championship that stands out in terms of driver development."

www.nicolashamilton.com/

All Teams
Age 26
Nationality British
Lives Welwyn Garden City
Occupation Video game developer
Sponsors JET Petroleum, Monster Energy, DUO plc, BigChange Apps, Ark Build plc, Ark MEP plc
Team JET with WDE Motorsport

Biography

  • Nicolas is the brother of reigning (and four-time) F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton.
  • Just to explode a few myths, he is not simply gifted his racing activity on a plate - in fact he takes great pride in working hard on his own to make it happen...
  • He is a handling consultant on the globally popular video racing game Project CARS.
  • Nicolas was born with Cerebral Palsy and his determination to succeed as a racing driver makes him a real inspiration for others.
  • He races with modifications to the cockpit of his UK Clio Cup - chiefly he uses a hand-controlled clutch.
  • He probably has the firmest grip of any driver on the grid - try shaking his hand!

Career Highlights

2017 Renault UK Clio Cup
Returned to racing after 20 months by contesting five Clio Cup events (Oulton Park, Croft, Snetterton, Rockingham & Silverstone) with WDE Motorsport.
2015 British Touring Car Championship
Contested 12 rounds (of 30) at Croft, Snetterton, Rockingham and Silverstone in AMD Tuning Audi A3 with a best result of 16th (at Rockingham).
2013 European Touring Car Cup
Contested 2.0 ‘Single Make Trophy’ in a SEAT Leon for the Baporo team. 10th outright with 4 points-scoring results (11th & 7th at Monza and 10th & 9th at Salzburgring).
2012
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2011
Renault UK Clio Cup
Contested both season with Total Control Racing (TCR). 14th (out of 29) in 2011 with 14 points-scoring results from 16 races. Best result 9th. 21st (out of 30) in 2012 with 9 points scores from 16 races.
Next Race > Brands Hatch Indy

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Renault UK Clio Cup
  • Current Position

    20th
  • Points

    20