F1 News: Who Is Lance Stroll? 5 Things About Williams' New Driver [VIDEO]

Nov 04, 2016 11:10 AM EDT | Johanna Vanessa Anasco

18-year-old, Formula 3 Racer, Lance Stroll has recently been signed by the Williams Formula 1 racing team. His father, Canadian Billionaire, Lawrence Stroll made the announcement last month.

Lance Stroll was born on October 29, 1998. Prior Stroll, Max Verstappen, at eighteen was the youngest driver to snag a Grand Prix title. The latter won the Spanish Grand Prix in 2016.

There seems to be a trend of teenagers dominating the race tracks these days. Other fellow young F1 drivers include Jaime Alguersuari, Mike Thackwell and Ricardo Rodriguez, according to F1-Grandprix.

Let's learn more of Lance Stroll before he finally joins F1 by next year, alongside Valtteri Bottas, according to Telegraph UK. Here are five things to know about Lance Stroll.

Circuit Mont-Tremblant Connection

The teenager is not new to the racing scene. He is currently an F3 title holder who won three championships. His father owns Circuit Mont-Tremblant.

3 Championship Titles

The lad has already won three championships. The Canadian teen has snagged the following titles, 2016 Euro F3 Championship, 2015 Toyota Racing Series and the 2015 Italian Formula 4 Championship.

Photography Enthusiast

The younger Stroll dabbles in photography during his spare time. On his "Instagram" account, he posted a photo of himself with a camera at hand, an eye on the lens.

Sports Is All In The Family

His mother Claire-Anne (nee Callens) Stroll started an athleisure apparel line in 2015. The business was aptly named "Callens." The need was detected by the billionaire's wife when she couldn't find clothes to fit her lifestyle.

Mrs. Stoll then decided to start her own fashion sportswear. She is an active mother that is currently into biking, golf, hiking and tennis, according to Montreal Gazette.

Belgian Roots

Claire Anne Stroll his mother is Belgian born. That makes the future F1 driver part-Belgian.

Other than these facts, Lance Stroll is your typical teenager. It's just that he is a billionaire's son and a force to reckon with, once behind the wheel.

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A video posted by Lance Stroll (@lance_stroll) on Oct 14, 2016 at 7:15am PDT

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