Friday 23rd Jun 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

Hamilton picks up DHL fastest lap award

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Lewis Hamilton didn’t just win the Formula 1 drivers’ championship in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, he also won DHL’s fastest lap award. Hamilton scored seven fastest laps during the season ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg’s five.

He was presented with the award by Ken Allen, chief executive officer of DHL Express, before the start of the grand prix. Hamilton said: “We don’t get any extra points for fastest laps – but it’s always a proud moment when you see that you set the fastest time. I’m very proud to accept this fastest lap trophy – but hope that it’s just the first big trophy I will get my hands on today.”

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Hamilton is pictured, centre, with Ken Allen, left. Arjan Cissing, SVP corporate brand marketing at Deutsche Post DHL, is on the right. DHL is the official logistics partner of Formula 1.

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