Luis Hamilton, the Formula 1 driver, is honored with the high title by Prince Charles
Luis Hamilton, the seven-time Formula One champion driver, was declared a Knight of the Order of the British Empire today at a ceremony held by Prince Charles at Windsor Castle.
In late 2020, Hamilton was decorated as a knight of the British Empire on Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's honor list and earned the right to be called "Sir". The ceremony took place almost a year after the award.
With this honor, Hamilton becomes one of the few Britons with the real title in F-1. In addition to him, the title has been given to names like Jackie Stewart, Stirling Moss, Frank Williams and Patrick Head.
Sir (Sir) is a tribute to the Knights of the Order of the British Empire. The title given by the queen transforms the venerable into a member of the royal nobility.