First Black driver wins Formula 1 Race! Date: Sun, 2007-06-10 On this date in 2007, the first Black driver won a Formula One (F1) Motorsport Race. Lewis Hamilton, a 22-year old rookie born in England, won the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal in a race filled with caution flags. The Black Englishman won in his sixth F1 start that day and had six consecutive top three finishes.
Special meaning: Lewis Hamilton, currently single following a difficult split from long-term girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger, revealed his devotion to those closest to him is reflected in the numerous tattoos etched across his body