World famous sports star, friends with celebrities, one of the greatest drivers of all time... and 'father' to two cute dogs. This is why F1 needs Lewis Hamilton.

Lewis Hamilton is a face everyone recognises and even though he may split opinions with the fans he is a figure which F1 needs.

Having stamped his mark on the sport over the past decade, let us know what you think makes Hamilton standout against his rivals and why he needs to stay in F1.

Do you agree? Tell us in the comments below.


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Seems even itself cannot find the full set of reasons. Despite the number in the title, the list comes actually to only FOUR.

Of course he needs to be there. F1 is the pinacle of motor racing, contested by the best drivers on the planet. Hamilton is clearly one of the best, arguably the best. To replace him with someone of lesser talent is belittling to the sport itself.