for me he deserves it. he has been brilliant for now over a decade, hes never driven better especially in qualifying taking the pole record this season. if I was going to predict these things I think he will end his career having equal fangios record & Schumacher wins record very close. so to be the equal 2nd most successful driver ever in f1. deserves it
but I do really hate having knighthood during a career, I think they should wait til its over. as almost like a retirement achievement. because Wiggins Hoy & Murray would all still have it because of their achievements
Completely off topic but did anyone else notice how according to Hamilton, the Mexican fans were this weeks 'best fans in F1'
Any how, but to the subject in hand, I think the expectation of K's or D's these days is too high. Years ago, most people would have to wait until they were nearly at deaths door and have several other strings to their bow (mostly charitable or political chummyness) before the invite dropped on the carpet.
The going rate for an F1 world champion (unless you are an RBS / Rolex brand ambassador) is an MBE or OBE and that should suffice until you are old and grey and then they can review the matter.