Lewis Hamilton. Photo by Mercedes-Benz
Formula One is as competitive as sports get. It's marked by single-minded and focused sportsmanship, as immortalized by the 2007 Mercedes-Benz F1 commercial featuring Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton and Mika Häkkinen:
In 2008, Lewis Hamilton became the youngest Formula One world champion ever. He's also the first black man to make it to the top of this glamorous sport.
This week, we look at how words and idioms connected to racing and speed can be used to describe a professional career. After all, the job market is also very competitive, and you might like to impress your listeners with your good sportsmanship. Get into pole position by doing the exercise on the next page.
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