Sports Personality 2015 contender: Lewis Hamilton

During the countdown to the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday, 20 December, we will be looking at each of the 12 shortlisted contenders.

Lewis Hamilton became the first British Formula 1 driver to win back-to-back world championships, joining Sir Jackie Stewart as the only Briton to secure three titles.

You can vote for this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year during the BBC One show on Sunday, 20 December, either by phone or online.

If you vote online you must register to have your say on 20 December. Find out how here.