Now lewis hamilton is attacking michael schumacher’s next record. On his unwavering quest to unseat the most successful driver in formula 1 to date, the british driver seems unstoppable.
If the superstar of the scene wins the hungarian grand prix again this year, it would be on the 29th of the month. July (15.10 a.M./RTL and sky) his eighth victory on the hungarian ring – eight successes on the same track have only been achieved by the record world champion schumacher on the circuit de nevers magny-cours in france.
2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2018, 2019 – the list of hamilton’s successes on the short circuit near budapest. 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 – the list of world championship titles for the son of an immigrant who has undergone a remarkable maturation process since his entry into the king’s class of motorsport in 2007 – end open. "Still I rise" is hamilton’s motto. A permanent battle cry in three words.
No trace of mudiness at 35 years and about seven months old. Hamilton still wants to sign a contract. At mercedes, there is hardly any doubt about it. Mercedes has brought hamilton to fruition, hamilton has made mercedes the undisputed industry leader and series world champion. "I think we’ll get to potte there in the next few weeks," explained jungst team boss toto wolff, referring to the new contract with hamilton.
Another three years? Who female. He will probably buy himself enough time to surpass schumacher’s seven world championship titles. The 91 race victories of the now 51-year-old, who has lived completely shielded from the public eye since his serious skiing accident in the french alps at the end of 2013, can be equaled and surpassed by hamilton as early as this year.
The last success in spielberg was hamiltons 85. The pole at the grand prix in styria its 89. – already the lonely top. In both statistics hamilton can cement his exceptional position for eternity by reaching triple digits.
But hamilton is not only a formula 1 driver for a long time. He has also found his role as a champion against racism, for equal rights and a more colorful society – his father is from trinidad/tobago. Hamilton is the first black formula 1 driver – and still the only one.
This is what he wants. And he takes the direct way with symbolic kneeling, fist raised to the sky and clear messages. "For me personally, this is a lifelong task," he says, taking all the others in formula 1 to task. Especially those with a rough reach: "look at ferrari, for which thousands of people work, but i haven’t heard a word about how they themselves deal with it and what they plan for the future."
Hamilton will continue its fight. On the track in the trolley. In addition to the stretch in real life, which he quite cleverly keeps out of the public eye, despite lively messages in the social networks. In the past, his fans suffered – or had to suffer – from emotional collisions with hamilton during his relationship with pop star nicole scherzinger, and his critics got upset when he flew around the world in his private jet. Today, hamilton still proudly and regularly shows off his well-toned body, but his escapades belong to the distant past.
He prefers to post pictures or short videos of roscoe, an english bulldog. Until just over a month ago, coco also belonged to the hamilton clan, same breed but a female. She died, "with the family by her side". He had even tried to revive coco, hamilton wrote in a poignant message on instagram. He, the fighter with the many tattoos, who has reorganized formula 1, risen to world stardom and is already attacking the next record at the race in hungary.