Lewis Hamilton: Three-time F1 world champion in numbers

Pits and Giggles: Hamilton's craziest 2015 moments

Lewis Hamilton became only the 10th driver in Formula 1 history to win at least three world titles with victory at the United States Grand Prix on Sunday.

Where does he rank among the greats of the sport, and what other landmarks did he achieve in 2015? BBC Sport takes a look.

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The 16 drivers to win one world title are: Giuseppe Farina (1950), Mike Hawthorn (1958), Phil Hill (1961), John Surtees (1964), Denny Hulme (1967), Jochen Rindt (1970), James Hunt (1976), Mario Andretti (1978), Jody Scheckter (1979), Alan Jones (1980), Keke Rosberg (1982), Nigel Mansell (1992), Damon Hill (1996), Jacques Villeneuve (1997), Kimi Raikkonen (2007), Jenson Button (2009)
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It is not just about the wins. Lewis Hamilton has had different hairstyles through 2015. (From left to right) rockabilly quiff, Ronaldo-inspired, cornrows and blonde