The F1 World Drivers Championship has just 6 more rounds left and international racing star, Sir Lewis Hamilton promises to impress.
“I don’t feel any pressure, I feel very chilled,” Hamilton said following a nail-biting campaign in the 2021 Turkish Grand Prix.
Hamilton experienced a slight tankslapper near the end the of run, but managed to eek out 2nd place standing.
Hamilton currently trails Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by six points in the Driver’s Championship.
Just last year Hamilton broke Michael Schumacher’s all-time Formula 1 wins record and won his seventh world title making him one of if not the greatest drivers the Commonwealth and indeed the world, has ever seen.
Hamilton has won the most number of races. He currently has 94 victories to his name over 264 race starts, which means he has won 35.6% of all races he has entered. He also holds the record for the most consecutive race starts from 2007 Australian Grand Prix up until the 2020 Turkish Grand Prix, totaling 264.
Hamilton has the record for the most consecutive race finishes. Since the 2018 British Grand Prix up until the 2020 Turkish Grand Prix, the world’s fastest Black man has finished in 47 consecutive Grand Prix which is still ongoing.
Hamilton has won the highest number of different Grand Prix, a total of 28. He holds the highest number of different F1 circuits victories with a total of 29, and he has the most wins at a home Grand Prix for a driver with a total of seven wins at the Silverstone circuit.
With a win in this years DC, Hamilton has a chance to officially become the first driver in the history of the sport to win eight World Championships.
The prodigy’s most important test are ahead; Finish an already stellar decade with a come from behind win cementing his place in history? Or be surpassed by a upcoming driver who should have more notoriety if not for having the misfortune of driving in the same era as a living legend like Hamilton.
Nevertheless, the conclusion to 2021 campaign is sure to be absolutely riveting.
–Sylvester Loving, B1Daily