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Lewis Hamilton driving in Spain [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was third fastest on the penultimate day of the second winter test of 2015 at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain.

Lewis Hamilton driving the new Mercedes F1 W06 at Jerez in Spain [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was third fastest on the final day of the opening test of the 2015 season at Jerez in Spain.

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton behind the wheel of the Mercedes F1 W06 on the second day of the first winter test at Jerez in Spain [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was only fourth fastest on day two of the opening winter test in Spain.

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton with the Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is relishing the challenge of defending his title during the forthcoming 2015 season.

Nico Rosberg and F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton with the Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and Silver Arrows colleague Nico Rosberg took the covers off the 2015 Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid at the car’s official launch in Spain this morning (Sunday).

The new Mercedes Formula One car

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton’s 2015 Mercedes car, the F1 W06 Hybrid, will be officially unveiled in Spain today (Sunday).

The new Mercedes Formula One F1 W06 Hybrid car

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has completed his first laps in the new Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 W06 Hybrid car.

Lewis Hamilton climbs onto his Mercedes to celebrate winning the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton’s 2015 Mercedes challenger, the F1 W06 Hybrid, will be unveiled next month in Spain.

SPOTY 2014 winner Lewis Hamilton [Picture: BBC / Keiron McCarron]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton overtook favourite Rory McIlroy to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014.

Lewis Hamilton at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Golfer Rory McIlroy is in pole position to win the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year, with Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton currently second in the betting stakes.

Lewis Hamilton after winning the 2014 F1 World Drivers' Championship in Abu Dhabi [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Fast-finishing Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is closing the gap on favourite Rory McIlroy in the betting stakes ahead of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 on Sunday night.

Lewis Hamilton kisses his 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix trophy [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton’s odds on winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 have been slashed following his Abu Dhabi Grand Prix victory.

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton won the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – and the F1 World Championship – after Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg suffered mechanical problems in their title decider in the desert.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the world title at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Lewis Hamilton is the 2014 Formula One world champion after winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg after qualifying for the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton faces Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg in a straight fight for the world title today (Sunday) at the season-deciding 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton on track ahead of the 2014 Abu Dhabi [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton qualified second fastest for the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit as Nico Rosberg stole pole position ahead of Sunday’s title showdown.

Lewis Hamilton on track ahead of the 2014 Abu Dhabi [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton battles for pole position in qualifying for the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit today (Saturday).

Lewis Hamilton on track ahead of the 2014 Abu Dhabi [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton topped the practice timesheets at the Yas Marina Circuit ahead of the season-deciding 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton on the podium after finishing second in the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton heads into the final race of the season – the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – confident of winning his second world title.

Lewis Hamilton on the podium after finishing second in the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton finished second in a thrilling 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos as Mercedes completed yet another podium one-two.

Lewis Hamilton on track at Interlagos ahead of the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton will start on the front row of the Interlagos grid after qualifying second fastest for the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton racing around the Interlagos circuit in 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix practice [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton battles for pole position in qualifying for the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix at the Interlagos circuit in São Paulo today (Saturday).

Lewis Hamilton on track at Interlagos ahead of the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton was slower than Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg in the first two practice sessions ahead of the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix at the Interlagos circuit.

Lewis Hamilton lifts his trophy for winning the 2014 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Record-breaking Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton heads to the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix with a second world title within sight following five successive victories.

Lewis Hamilton takes the chequered flag to win the 2014 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton beat Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to win the 2014 United States Grand Prix in Austin.

Lewis Hamilton on his way to second place in qualifying for the 2014 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton will line-up on the front row for the 2014 United States Grand Prix after Mercedes colleague Nico Rosberg powered to pole position in Austin.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the 2012 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas [Picture: Vodafone McLaren Mercedes]

Formula One world championship leader Lewis Hamilton battles for pole position in qualifying for the 2014 United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, today (Saturday).

Lewis Hamilton driving around the Circuit of the Americas in qualifying for the 2013 United States Grand Prix in Austin [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton returns to the track this weekend for the 2014 United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

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