Lewis Hamilton surpasses Michael Schumacher; became the name that won the most races in history. Lewis Hamilton, who wins Portuguese Grand Prix in Formula 1, surpasses Michael Schumacher. He became the most race winner of all time.
Lewis Hamilton won the Portuguese Grand Prix in Formula 1. The British driver, who won the 92nd race title, surpassed Michael Schumacher and became the driver with the most races in history.
Hamilton tied Ferrari legend Michael Schumacher’s record at the Nürburgring. Passing Valtteri Bottas in Portugal, he saw the checkered flag first. Mercedes drivers passing Sainz during the race in Portugal; Hamilton also outstripped his teammate Bottas in round 20.
Lewis Hamilton retained his superiority until the end of the race, beating Michael Schumacher’s 19-year record for 1st place.
After this victory, the difference between Lewis Hamilton and his closest follower Bottas increased to 77. Hamilton, who has a great advantage for the 7th world championship, will be the partner of Michael Schumacher’s highest championship record at the end of the season.
Lewis Hamilton, who won the race in Portugal, which hosted the Formula 1 race after 24 years, managed to reach the happy ending in the most countries. The 35-year-old driver has won races in 24 different countries.
Hamilton could further increase his record in this field. If he wins races in the Netherlands and Vietnam, which will host races for the first time since 1985, Hamilton will broaden his record.
Valtteri Bottas, who crossed the finish line 25.5 seconds after his teammate Hamilton, took 2nd place, while Red Bull-Honda driver Max Verstappen was 3rd, 34.5 seconds behind the leader.
The 13th race of the season, Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix, will be held on 1 November.
After the Portuguese Grand Prix, the top 5 pilots and teams classification were as follows:
1. Lewis Hamilton (Great Britain): 256 points
2. Valtteri Bottas (Finland): 179
3. Max Verstappen (Netherlands): 162
4. Daniel Ricciardo (Australia): 80
5. Charles Leclerc (Monaco): 75
1. Mercedes: 435
2. Red Bull: 226
3. Racing Point: 126
4. McLaren: 124
5. Renault: 120