Lewis Hamilton: "I never imagined that someone could get close to the records of Michael Schumacher"

With the victory he achieved in the Eifel Grand Prix, the Englishman matched the number of Schumi's triumphs in Formula and, in addition, he came within reach of also equalizing the number of titles.


2020 will be remembered in a special way for fans of the F1. Not only because of the late start of the season due to the coronavirus, but because it was the year that English Lewis Hamilton he became the great statistical reference of the Maximum.

With the triumph he achieved in the Eifel Grand Prix, the pilot of Mercedes I equal the mark of 91 successes German Michael Schumacher and, in addition, he put himself within reach of achieving his seventh scepter, something that until now only Schumi has.

Lewis Hamilton and Mick Schumacher
Photo: LAT Images.

“It is difficult to put into words what this means. I remember watching Michael win all those races when I was a kid and playing races with my brother and choosing to be Michael. I dreamed of this, but I never imagined that someone could get close to Michael's records ", explained Hamilton after his celebration in Nurburgring and after receiving from the hands of Mick Schumacher a helmet that belonged to the Kaiser.

“It was beyond my wildest dreams to match his number of races won and that shows that dreams can come true. It's an incredible honor and something that will take some time to sink into. ", Agregó.

Lewis Hamilton and Mick Schumacher
Photo: Steve Etherington.

As often happens after every good result, Hamilton highlighted the work of his team. “I couldn't have done it without this incredible team, everyone pushing so hard and giving their absolute best. A big thank you to everyone in the factories and also all my respect to Michael ”, maintained the multiple champion.

LEWIS HAMILTON'S 91 TRIUMPHS IN FORMULA 1

No. YEAR BIG PRIZE TEAM
91 2020 Eifel Mercedes
90 2020 Tuscany. Mercedes
89 2020 Belgium Mercedes
88 2020 Spain Mercedes
87 2020 Britain Mercedes
86 2020 Hungary Mercedes
85 2020 Styria Mercedes
84 2019 Abu Dhabi Mercedes
83 2019 Mexico Mercedes
82 2019 Russia Mercedes
81 2019 Hungary Mercedes
80 2019 Britain Mercedes
79 2019 France Mercedes
78 2019 Canada Mercedes
77 2019 Monaco Mercedes
76 2019 Spain Mercedes
75 2019 China Mercedes
74 2019 Bahrain Mercedes
73 2018 Abu Dhabi Mercedes
72 2018 Brazil Mercedes
71 2018 Japan Mercedes
70 2018 Russia Mercedes
69 2018 Singap of Mercedes
68 2018 Italy Mercedes
67 2018 Hungary Mercedes
66 2018 Germany Mercedes
65 2018 France Mercedes
64 2018 Spain Mercedes
63 2018 Azerbaijan Mercedes
62 2017 United States Mercedes
61 2017 Japan Mercedes
60 2017 Singapore Mercedes
59 2017 Italy Mercedes
58 2017 Belgium Mercedes
57 2017 Britain Mercedes
56 2017 Canada Mercedes
55 2017 Spain Mercedes
54 2017 China Mercedes
53 2016 Abu Dhabi Mercedes
52 2016 Brazil Mercedes
51 2016 Mexico Mercedes
50 2016 United States Mercedes
49 2016 Germany Mercedes
48 2016 Hungary Mercedes
47 2016 Britain Mercedes
46 2016 Austria Mercedes
45 2016 Canada Mercedes
44 2016 Monaco Mercedes
43 2015 United States Mercedes
42 2015 Russia Mercedes
41 2015 Japan Mercedes
40 2015 Italy Mercedes
39 2015 Belgium Mercedes
38 2015 Britain Mercedes
37 2015 Canada Mercedes
36 2015 Bahrain Mercedes
35 2015 China Mercedes
34 2015 Australia Mercedes
33 2014 Abu Dhabi Mercedes
32 2014 United States Mercedes
31 2014 Russia Mercedes
30 2014 Japan Mercedes
29 2014 Singapore Mercedes
28 2014 Italy Mercedes
27 2014 Britain Mercedes
26 2014 Spain Mercedes
25 2014 China Mercedes
24 2014 Bahrain Mercedes
23 2014 Malaysia Mercedes
22 2013 Hungary Mercedes
21 2012 United States McLaren
20 2012 Italy McLaren
19 2012 Hungary McLaren
18 2012 Canada McLaren
17 2011 Abu Dhabi McLaren
16 2011 Germany McLaren
15 2011 China McLaren
14 2010 Belgium McLaren
13 2010 Canada McLaren
12 2010 Turkey McLaren
11 2009 Singapore McLaren
10 2009 Hungary McLaren
9 2008 China McLaren
8 2008 Germany McLaren
7 2008 Britain McLaren
6 2008 Monaco McLaren
5 2008 Australia McLaren
4 2007 Japan McLaren
3 2007 Hungary McLaren
2 2007 United States McLaren
1 2007 Canada McLaren

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