Lewis Hamilton loses licence

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton has lost his driver's license after being caught speeding on a French Motorway.
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Hamilton was doing 196km/h in his Mercedes-Benz when he was pulled over near the town of Laon, 66km/h over the posted speed limit.

He immediately had his car impounded, was fined about $A1000 and had his licence suspended for one month (in France).

The McLaren driver finished runner-up in his 2007 rookie season to Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen.