Turkish Grand Prix: History by Lewis Hamilton equals Schumacher’s world record

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Istanbul: The British Formula-1 driver Mercedes team has won the Lewis Grand Prix title by Lewis Hamilton. This is Hamilton’s seventh World Championship title and he has also equaled the record of winning the World Championship title for the most number of times by Germany veteran Michael Schumacher. This is Hamilton’s 10th win of the season. After the race was over, Sergio Pervez of Racing Point finished second and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vital was third.

Lewis Hamilton started the race with sixth place and then came in third in the middle of the first lap. However, he later won the show after performing brilliantly. He was 25 seconds ahead of second-placed Parvez.

Hamilton won the first championship in 2008. This is the sixth and fourth consecutive championship title in eight seasons by veteran racer Hamilton with his team Mercedes. This is the 94th victory of his career. He has won this title in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

His closest rival was Hamilton Valtieri Bottas, but he finished 14th in this race. After this, now the British driver has also made a considerable distance from Bottas in the points table. Hamilton is currently 307 points while Bottas is second with 197 points.

Mercedes driver Hamilton has also equaled Germany’s record of winning the World Championship title the most times by Michael Schumacher.

Hamilton, the 35-year-old driver, won the Portugal Grand Prix title last month as well as the record for winning the most races, and he broke Schumacher’s record of winning the most races there too.

Schumacher (Michael Schumacher) won five consecutive titles between 2000 and 2004 and now Hamilton can also set this record in 2021 and match Schumacher’s record.

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