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Lewis Hamilton Claims 6th Driver Championship Targets Michael Schumacher Record

British racing driver Lewis Hamilton clinched a sixth Formula 1 world championship title at the US Grand Prix after taking an unassailable lead over his only title rival Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas with two races still to go in Brazil and Abu Dhabi.

Hamilton (34) is now only one driver championship title away from joining Ferrari great and legendary Michael Schumacher, who had seven world crowns, at the top of Formula One’s list of champions.

The Briton 34-year-old previously won the F1 world championship in 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018.  

2019, Hamilton secured a sixth world title that puts him just one behind legendary driver Schumacher’s all-time record of seven. 

Hamilton has strongly hinted he intends to stay with the Silver Arrows team and suggested he will be still be in F1 in 2021.

“I am definitely enjoying what I am doing and I don’t see any reason to stop because I love what I do” said Hamilton. 

By Gerald Dandah

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