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personalia

British
7 January 1985 (35)
Jean Lucienbonnet (7 January 1923)
Pablo Birger (7 January 1924)
Brausch Niemann (7 January 1939)
Mike Wilds (7 January 1946)

statistics

84 (33.6%)
151 (60.4%)
88 (35.2%)
6 (46.2%)
1st
13
250
250
3431 (13.7 points per race avg)
14218
4487 ) (31.6%)
47 (18.8%)
24 (9.6%)
2007 Australian Grand Prix
2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

about Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton MBE (born 7 January 1985) is a British racing driver who races in Formula One for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team. A four-time Formula One World Champion, he is often considered the best driver of his generation and widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers in the history of the sport. He won his first World Championship title with McLaren in 2008, then moved to Mercedes where he won back-to-back titles in 2014 and 2015 before winning his fourth title in 2017, making him one of the most successful Formula One drivers of all time. Statistically the most successful British driver in the history of the sport, Hamilton has more race victories than any other British driver in Formula One (62), and holds records for the all-time most career points (2,580), the most wins at different circuits (24), the all-time most pole positions (72) and the most grand slams in a season (3).

Born and raised in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, Hamilton's interest in racing started when his father bought him a radio-controlled car when he was six. He was signed to McLaren's young driver support programme in 1998, after he approached McLaren team principal Ron Dennis at an awards ceremony three years earlier and said "one day I want to be racing your cars". After winning the British Formula Renault, Formula Three Euroseries, and GP2 championships on his way up the racing career ladder, he made his Formula One debut twelve years after his initial encounter with Dennis, driving for McLaren in 2007. Coming from a mixed background, with a black father and white mother, Hamilton is the first and only black driver to race in Formula One.

In his first season in Formula One, Hamilton set numerous records as he finished runner-up in the 2007 Formula One Championship to Kimi Räikkönen, by just one point. He set records for the most consecutive podium finishes from debut (9), the joint most wins in a debut season (4) and the most points in a debut season (109). The following season, he won his first World Championship in dramatic fashion; on the last corner of the last lap in the last race of the season, becoming the then-youngest Formula One World Champion in history. After four more years with McLaren without finishing higher than fourth in the drivers' standings, Hamilton signed with Mercedes AMG Petronas for the 2013 season, reuniting with his childhood karting teammate, Nico Rosberg. In his first season, he finished 4th once again, the third time in five years.

Two successful seasons followed as Hamilton won his second and third titles. Hamilton won 11 races in 2014, in a closely fought championship battle with Nico Rosberg, decided in the final race of the season, where Hamilton secured his second World Championship title by winning the race. The next season saw Hamilton seal his third World Championship title with 3 races remaining, in a season where he finished on the podium a record 17 times and matched his hero Ayrton Senna's three World Championships. After finishing runner-up to Nico Rosberg in 2016, Hamilton won his fourth title in 2017, joining Juan Manuel Fangio, Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost and Sebastian Vettel as drivers with four or more World Championship titles.


source: Wikipedia

seasons

2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019,

finishing positions

grid positions

wins

# event constructor
1 2007 Canadian Grand Prix round 6 McLaren
2 2007 United States Grand Prix round 7 McLaren
3 2007 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 McLaren
4 2007 Japanese Grand Prix round 15 McLaren
5 2008 Australian Grand Prix round 1 McLaren
6 2008 Monaco Grand Prix round 6 McLaren
7 2008 British Grand Prix round 9 McLaren
8 2008 German Grand Prix round 10 McLaren
9 2008 Chinese Grand Prix round 17 McLaren
10 2009 Hungarian Grand Prix round 10 McLaren
11 2009 Singapore Grand Prix round 14 McLaren
12 2010 Turkish Grand Prix round 7 McLaren
13 2010 Canadian Grand Prix round 8 McLaren
14 2010 Belgian Grand Prix round 13 McLaren
15 2011 Chinese Grand Prix round 3 McLaren
16 2011 German Grand Prix round 10 McLaren
17 2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix round 18 McLaren
18 2012 Canadian Grand Prix round 7 McLaren
19 2012 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 McLaren
20 2012 Italian Grand Prix round 13 McLaren
21 2012 United States Grand Prix round 19 McLaren
22 2013 Hungarian Grand Prix round 10 Mercedes
23 2014 Malaysian Grand Prix round 2 Mercedes
24 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix round 3 Mercedes
25 2014 Chinese Grand Prix round 4 Mercedes
26 2014 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Mercedes
27 2014 British Grand Prix round 9 Mercedes
28 2014 Italian Grand Prix round 13 Mercedes
29 2014 Singapore Grand Prix round 14 Mercedes
30 2014 Japanese Grand Prix round 15 Mercedes
31 2014 Russian Grand Prix round 16 Mercedes
32 2014 United States Grand Prix round 17 Mercedes
33 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix round 19 Mercedes
34 2015 Australian Grand Prix round 1 Mercedes
35 2015 Chinese Grand Prix round 3 Mercedes
36 2015 Bahrain Grand Prix round 4 Mercedes
37 2015 Canadian Grand Prix round 7 Mercedes
38 2015 British Grand Prix round 9 Mercedes
39 2015 Belgian Grand Prix round 11 Mercedes
40 2015 Italian Grand Prix round 12 Mercedes
41 2015 Japanese Grand Prix round 14 Mercedes
42 2015 Russian Grand Prix round 15 Mercedes
43 2015 United States Grand Prix round 16 Mercedes
44 2016 Monaco Grand Prix round 6 Mercedes
45 2016 Canadian Grand Prix round 7 Mercedes
46 2016 Austrian Grand Prix round 9 Mercedes
47 2016 British Grand Prix round 10 Mercedes
48 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 Mercedes
49 2016 German Grand Prix round 12 Mercedes
50 2016 United States Grand Prix round 18 Mercedes
51 2016 Mexican Grand Prix round 19 Mercedes
52 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix round 20 Mercedes
53 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix round 21 Mercedes
54 2017 Chinese Grand Prix round 2 Mercedes
55 2017 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Mercedes
56 2017 Canadian Grand Prix round 7 Mercedes
57 2017 British Grand Prix round 10 Mercedes
58 2017 Belgian Grand Prix round 12 Mercedes
59 2017 Italian Grand Prix round 13 Mercedes
60 2017 Singapore Grand Prix round 14 Mercedes
61 2017 Japanese Grand Prix round 16 Mercedes
62 2017 United States Grand Prix round 17 Mercedes
63 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix round 4 Mercedes
64 2018 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Mercedes
65 2018 French Grand Prix round 8 Mercedes
66 2018 German Grand Prix round 11 Mercedes
67 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix round 12 Mercedes
68 2018 Italian Grand Prix round 14 Mercedes
69 2018 Singapore Grand Prix round 15 Mercedes
70 2018 Russian Grand Prix round 16 Mercedes
71 2018 Japanese Grand Prix round 17 Mercedes
72 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix round 20 Mercedes
73 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix round 21 Mercedes
74 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix round 2 Mercedes
75 2019 Chinese Grand Prix round 3 Mercedes
76 2019 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Mercedes
77 2019 Monaco Grand Prix round 6 Mercedes
78 2019 Canadian Grand Prix round 7 Mercedes
79 2019 French Grand Prix round 8 Mercedes
80 2019 British Grand Prix round 10 Mercedes
81 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix round 12 Mercedes
82 2019 Russian Grand Prix round 16 Mercedes
83 2019 Mexican Grand Prix round 18 Mercedes
84 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix round 21 Mercedes

pole positions

# event constructor
1 2007 Canadian Grand Prix round 6 McLaren
2 2007 United States Grand Prix round 7 McLaren
3 2007 British Grand Prix round 9 McLaren
4 2007 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 McLaren
5 2007 Japanese Grand Prix round 15 McLaren
6 2007 Chinese Grand Prix round 16 McLaren
7 2008 Australian Grand Prix round 1 McLaren
8 2008 Canadian Grand Prix round 7 McLaren
9 2008 German Grand Prix round 10 McLaren
10 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 McLaren
11 2008 Belgian Grand Prix round 13 McLaren
12 2008 Japanese Grand Prix round 16 McLaren
13 2008 Chinese Grand Prix round 17 McLaren
14 2009 European Grand Prix round 11 McLaren
15 2009 Italian Grand Prix round 13 McLaren
16 2009 Singapore Grand Prix round 14 McLaren
17 2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix round 17 McLaren
18 2010 Canadian Grand Prix round 8 McLaren
19 2011 Korean Grand Prix round 16 McLaren
20 2012 Australian Grand Prix round 1 McLaren
21 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix round 2 McLaren
22 2012 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 McLaren
23 2012 Italian Grand Prix round 13 McLaren
24 2012 Singapore Grand Prix round 14 McLaren
25 2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix round 18 McLaren
26 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix round 20 McLaren
27 2013 Chinese Grand Prix round 3 Mercedes
28 2013 British Grand Prix round 8 Mercedes
29 2013 German Grand Prix round 9 Mercedes
30 2013 Hungarian Grand Prix round 10 Mercedes
31 2013 Belgian Grand Prix round 11 Mercedes
32 2014 Australian Grand Prix round 1 Mercedes
33 2014 Malaysian Grand Prix round 2 Mercedes
34 2014 Chinese Grand Prix round 4 Mercedes
35 2014 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Mercedes
36 2014 Italian Grand Prix round 13 Mercedes
37 2014 Singapore Grand Prix round 14 Mercedes
38 2014 Russian Grand Prix round 16 Mercedes
39 2015 Australian Grand Prix round 1 Mercedes
40 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix round 2 Mercedes
41 2015 Chinese Grand Prix round 3 Mercedes
42 2015 Bahrain Grand Prix round 4 Mercedes
43 2015 Monaco Grand Prix round 6 Mercedes
44 2015 Canadian Grand Prix round 7 Mercedes
45 2015 Austrian Grand Prix round 8 Mercedes
46 2015 British Grand Prix round 9 Mercedes
47 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix round 10 Mercedes
48 2015 Belgian Grand Prix round 11 Mercedes
49 2015 Italian Grand Prix round 12 Mercedes
50 2016 Australian Grand Prix round 1 Mercedes
51 2016 Bahrain Grand Prix round 2 Mercedes
52 2016 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Mercedes
53 2016 Canadian Grand Prix round 7 Mercedes
54 2016 Austrian Grand Prix round 9 Mercedes
55 2016 British Grand Prix round 10 Mercedes
56 2016 Italian Grand Prix round 14 Mercedes
57 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix round 16 Mercedes
58 2016 United States Grand Prix round 18 Mercedes
59 2016 Mexican Grand Prix round 19 Mercedes
60 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix round 20 Mercedes
61 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix round 21 Mercedes
62 2017 Australian Grand Prix round 1 Mercedes
63 2017 Chinese Grand Prix round 2 Mercedes
64 2017 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Mercedes
65 2017 Canadian Grand Prix round 7 Mercedes
66 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix round 8 Mercedes
67 2017 British Grand Prix round 10 Mercedes
68 2017 Belgian Grand Prix round 12 Mercedes
69 2017 Italian Grand Prix round 13 Mercedes
70 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix round 15 Mercedes
71 2017 Japanese Grand Prix round 16 Mercedes
72 2017 United States Grand Prix round 17 Mercedes
73 2018 Australian Grand Prix round 1 Mercedes
74 2018 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Mercedes
75 2018 French Grand Prix round 8 Mercedes
76 2018 British Grand Prix round 10 Mercedes
77 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix round 12 Mercedes
78 2018 Belgian Grand Prix round 13 Mercedes
79 2018 Singapore Grand Prix round 15 Mercedes
80 2018 Japanese Grand Prix round 17 Mercedes
81 2018 United States Grand Prix round 18 Mercedes
82 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix round 20 Mercedes
83 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix round 21 Mercedes
84 2019 Australian Grand Prix round 1 Mercedes
85 2019 Monaco Grand Prix round 6 Mercedes
86 2019 French Grand Prix round 8 Mercedes
87 2019 German Grand Prix round 11 Mercedes
88 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix round 21 Mercedes

teams & teammates

season teammate
2007 Fernando Alonso
McLaren compare 2007
2008 Heikki Kovalainen
McLaren compare 2008
2009 Heikki Kovalainen
McLaren compare 2009
2010 Jenson Button
McLaren compare 2010
2011 Jenson Button
McLaren compare 2011
2012 Jenson Button
McLaren compare 2012
2013 Nico Rosberg
Mercedes compare 2013
2014 Nico Rosberg
Mercedes compare 2014
2015 Nico Rosberg
Mercedes compare 2015
2016 Nico Rosberg
Mercedes compare 2016
2017 Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes compare 2017
2018 Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes compare 2018
2019 Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes compare 2019

news

Including onboard footage, see Bottas on track before handing over to Hamilton – wearing his new purple helmet colours for the season ahead.<br>Team boss Toto Wolff is watching over things from the pitlane as his new challenger is put through its paces ahead of testing next week in Barcelona.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Mercedes Formula E project now helping F1, after ‘initial ...

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Hamilton tweeted “2020 Purple Dove” with images of the helmet, which now features six stars for all his world titles, hours after he sent out a message to his fans via the official Mercedes-AMG F1 social media account.<br>“It’s my first day back at work,” he said. “Definitely excited to get back in, it’s been an incredible winter, I’ve had a lot of time with family and ...

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Somewhat overshadowed in 2019 by his less-experienced teammate Leclerc, who has been handed a new Ferrari deal that runs through 2024, four-time F1 champion Vettel is due to become a free agent at the end of the upcoming campaign.<br>But though Vettel and Leclerc's first year as teammates was not entirely smooth, and Ferrari higher-ups publicly entertained the idea of making a move for reigning ...

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With the Dutchman having come off the back of an encouraging first season for his Milton Keynes-based team with Honda, which netted three wins, his sights are set on being able to challenge for the world championship this year.<br>And although main rival Hamilton was in brilliant form last year as he grabbed his sixth F1 title, Verstappen says that things will be very different if Red Bull can ...

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With the reigning world champion outfit quietly setting its sights on a seventh F1 title double this year, there have been numerous reports since the start of the year suggesting its driver line-up and future may not be secure.<br>Various stories over recent days have claimed that talks between Hamilton and Mercedes over a new contract had stalled over pay – with the inference being that such an ...

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In an exclusive interview with F1 Racing magazine, Alonso – Hamilton's teammate at McLaren in 2007 – was asked to assess his former rival's recent achievements.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>How Alonso plans to exploit Hamilton’s untested F1 weakness<br><br><br>Alonso, now a double Le Mans 24 Hours winner and World Endurance champion, has been out of F1 since the end of the 2018 season, and last ...

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While the two 22-year-olds were powerless to stop Hamilton from securing his sixth F1 drivers' title last year, they both impressed and earned new long-term deals with their respective teams.<br>Leclerc has committed to Ferrari through 2024, while Verstappen is due to remain at Red Bull until the end of 2023.<br>Though Hamilton's Mercedes team has dominated F1's hybrid era, Horner is convinced F1 ...

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Posting on Instagram with a photo of him at his house, the six-time world champion said that the happiness he now had would make him better than ever in 2020.<br>"To own a home that I love so much, get to create so many wonderful memories brings me more happiness than I ever thought I could deserve," he wrote.<br>"I am at peace when I'm here, can focus and build my mind and body so that I can come ...

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Bottas finished second to Hamilton in 2019 – the best championship result of his F1 career so far – but although he showed strong form in the early and late parts of the campaign, a dip in the middle part of the season cost him in the title fight.<br>When asked what he needs to do to finally get ahead of Hamilton in 2020, Bottas, who scored four wins, five poles, 11 other podiums in 2019 ...

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As of Thursday, Australian authorities have recorded over 20 deaths among the human population due to the fires, while wildlife agencies believe that over one billion animals may have been lost.<br>Alongside a video of a koala bear amid the flames, Hamilton wrote on Twitter: “It breaks my heart to see the devastation the Australian bushfires are causing to people and animals across the country ...

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Bottas won last year's season-opening Australian Grand Prix in commanding fashion, beating Mercedes teammate Hamilton by more than 20 seconds, though damage that Hamilton sustained during the race contributed to that gap.<br>That victory, plus fastest lap, came in response to a lacklustre end to the 2018 season for Bottas, whose "To whom it may concern, f*** you" message over team radio after the ...

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Mercedes' non-executive chairman and three-time F1 champion Lauda passed away during the week of the Monaco Grand Prix, with the team paying tribute by running a red star on the engine cover and a red halo on the W10, and Hamilton also using a special tribute crash helmet.<br>Hamilton has previously admitted to battling mental "demons" during the 2019 season because of the death of Lauda, and ...

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Bottas needed a new race engineer this season after Tony Ross moved across to Mercedes' fledgling Formula E entry, and the decision was taken to replace him with Hamilton's performance engineer Riccardo Musconi.<br>At the start of 2019 Bottas won two of the first four races and led the points, and though he eventually faded from title contention and was defeated by Hamilton he had stronger form ...

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Six-time world champion Hamilton and multiple race winner Bottas have been paired together since 2017, when Bottas was picked to replace retired world champion Nico Rosberg.<br>Bottas and Hamilton have a very amicable relationship, helped by Bottas not challenging Hamilton over a full season in the way Rosberg was able to – while still doing more than enough to secure Mercedes’ three straight ...

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In advance of his day with Rossi, Hamilton had been advised of the bike and circuit lines by Franco Morbidelli. Hamilton had met Morbidelli earlier this season when the Mercedes driver attended the MotoGP season opener at Qatar as a guest of the Petronas-backed, Yamaha-running SRT team. <br>Hamilton has further experience of riding racing bikes, having spent a day at Jerez on a Yamaha R1 M ...

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Six-time world champion Hamilton is entering the final year of his contract with Mercedes and though he is expected to remain in F1 into 2021, it is widely thought his next deal will be his last.<br>Hamilton has the chance to become F1's most successful ever driver in terms of championships and wins next year, and has also established himself as its most bankable asset with a global profile that ...

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The announcement of the swap sent fans into a frenzy and the test came together earlier this month with Monster Energy at the Valencia circuit. Rossi drove the 2017 Mercedes W08 while Hamilton saddled the Yamaha YZR-11 that Rossi rode in the Valencia MotoGP season finale this year.<br>Hamilton has previously ridden superbikes, while Rossi has tested and impressed in Ferrari F1 cars before, so both ...

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During the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend, it emerged Hamilton had met twice this year with Ferrari boss Elkann, triggering speculation the six-time title winner may leave Mercedes when his contract expires next year.<br>Mercedes and Hamilton have both indicated strongly that extending their championship-dominating partnership is the most likely outcome, Mercedes chief Toto Wolff said ...

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Speaking after the ride swap event with six-time F1 world champion Hamilton and Rossi, organized by common sponsor Monster Energy, Jarvis said it was a privilege to watch two great champions on track piloting their respective machines.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Hamilton and Rossi complete ride-swap<br>Gallery: Hamilton and Rossi swap rides at Valencia<br><br><br>“It was an exceptional day,” ...

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Rossi drove the 2017 Mercedes W08, while Hamilton used the 2019 Yamaha MotoGP YZR-M1 that the MotoGP rider had used in the season finale at Valencia in November.<br>Images released by Monster Energy – the title sponsor of Yamaha – show both Rossi and Hamilton riding a MotoGP bike on track at the same time. <br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Gallery: Hamilton and Rossi swap rides at Valencia<br>Rossi ...

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The Briton clinched his sixth drivers' championship this season, moving him just one away from Michael Schumacher's all-time record.<br>But despite his Mercedes team taking control of the title battle from the first race, and reeling off eight consecutive wins at the start, Hamilton says things initially had been difficult with the W10.<br>"When we started this season, our car was actually a real ...

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Hamilton's Mercedes team was expected to start the 2019 season behind Ferrari in the F1 pecking order, but Hamilton stormed to pole position for the first race in Australia and, though he was beaten there by team-mate Valtteri Bottas, he would win six of the next seven grands prix as he stormed into the championship lead.<br>After wrapping up his sixth title with two races to spare, Hamilton went ...

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Both Mercedes boss Toto Wolff and his Ferrari counterpart Mattia Binotto discussed the possibility, which is given further credence by several leading F1 drivers – including Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel – being out of contract in 2021. <br>Jack Benyon and Scott Mitchell discuss how likely a Hamilton switch to Ferrari really is, and whether he should consider leaving V6 turbo-hybrid era ...

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The six-time title winner is out of contract after next season, as are Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas, existing Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, while Vettel’s teammate Charles Leclerc is also potentially available. <br>At the FIA’s end-of-season awards, Hamilton said the 2021 driver market was already throwing up intrigue, and that another driver present on ...

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