Lewis Hamilton wins 7th Formula One championship to equal Michael Schumacher’s record – other sports
Lewis Hamilton clinched a record-equaling seventh Formula One title after profitable a moist and gloomy Turkish Grand Prix for a record-extending 94th victory on Sunday.
Hamilton now stands alongside F1 nice Michael Schumacher on seven titles, having changed the German nice at Mercedes in 2013.
Hamilton solely wanted to end forward of his teammate Valtteri Bottas to seal his sixth title for Mercedes, and Bottas positioned a lowly 14th after making a poor begin.
Hamilton’s other title was with McLaren in 2008.
He sounded in tears when he spoke on the staff radio moments after crossing the road in Istanbul.
“That’s for all the kids out there who dream the impossible,” Hamilton mentioned. “You can do it.”
The British driver began from sixth place however took benefit of errors and poor tire methods from other groups to win a fourth straight race and tenth of one other vastly dominant season.
He positioned about 30 seconds forward of Racing Point’s Sergio Perez and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, who overtook teammate Charles Leclerc for his first podium of a tough season.
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