Lewis Hamilton became the champion of Formula 1 for the sixth time

Lewis Hamilton became the champion of Formula 1 for the sixth time

November 5, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Briton Lewis Hamilton is now inferior in the number of titles only to Michael Schumacher, who won the tournament seven times

British pilot of the Mercedes team Lewis Hamilton won the Formula 1 in 2019. This title the rider is winning for the sixth time. Thus, Hamilton is second only to Michael Schumacher in the number of titles, who won the tournament seven times. In his Twitter, Lewis Hamilton wrote that he devotes his championship to the legendary racer Nicky Lauda, ​​who died this year.

“This season is for Nicky Lauda, ​​my friend and mentor whom we lost this year. It was he who was able to prove that courage and determination go side by side. This is for you, Nicky. I will do everything to make you proud of me, ”said the athlete.

Lewis Hamilton became the second at the US Grand Prix. This allowed him to become inaccessible to the closest rival – the Finnish pilot Valtteri Bottas from Mercedes. The latter became the winner of the race in Austin.