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Hamilton uncovers slavery roots behind his name

Sam Hall Sunday 2 October 2022 08:10 Lewis Hamilton has unearthed the unfortunate slave trader history behind his family name. The seven-time F1 champion has recently been on a voyage of discovery and spent the summer shutdown in Africa, connecting with, and learning about, the culture. But the Mercedes driver has also taken a keen interest in his family history and has revealed to Sky Sports F1 how his family gained its name. "It's not until I've got into my 30s that I've gone 'I want to go down this road of discovery' to try to understand where did we get the Hamilton name, where were we originally from, where did the slaves come over on the ships to the Caribbean," said...
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