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Sir, Janan Ganesh writes (Life & Arts, November 11) that, rather than being lionised by the British public, four-times Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton “arouses definitive ambivalence (or worse)”, and that next to Anthony Joshua, the heavyweight boxing champion, for example, “he is almost anonymous”.

A quick check via Google informs me that Hamilton won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award in 2014 and that he is currently joint favourite with Joshua to win it again this year.

With ambivalence and anonymity as “definitive” as this, would Mr Ganesh be able to advise Hamilton on how to enhance his domestic reputation? An eponymous biographical musical, perhaps?

Robert Hendy
London WC2, UK

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