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F1 racing, Turkish GP: Hamilton hits the 7th “glory peak”

The track at Istanbul Park saw another stellar performance from champion Lewis Hamilton, thereby earning him his 7th personal title in his career and many other achievements established on Sunday, Japan.


Ranking run: The first pole in 11 years for “pink panther”
Lance Stroll (Racing Point) shocked with the first pole record in his F1 career in Turkey. He was the first Canadian driver to win a pole since the European GP leg in 1997 when Jacques Villeneuve put the Williams in first place. Stroll became the fifth youngest driver in F1 history – 22 years and 17 days – to have this feat.
Lewis Hamilton ranked 6th, having his worst ranking since the German leg of 2018 when he was 14th … but still crowned in the tumultuous race that Sunday afternoon. Previously, he won the race in his home country British GP 2014 from 6th place.
Racing Point, formerly Force India, had the first pole position (in team history through the times / renaming) at the 2009 Belgian GP with the unexpected achievement of Giancarlo Fisichella (Italy). And this is their 2nd pole. Mercedes’ 100% first place start in 2020 has been halted, but they maintain that record as an engine supplier, thanks to the “pink quote”.
Lewis Hamilton ranked 6th, having his worst ranking since the German leg of 2018 when he was 14th … but still crowned in the tumultuous race that Sunday afternoon. Previously, he won the race in his home country British GP 2014 from 6th place.

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Hamilton surpassed Schumacher’s record

At the Portuguese Grand Prix on October 25, Lewis Hamilton finished at the first position for the 92nd time, thereby becoming the most winning racer in F1 history.
Completing 66 laps in Portimao, Algarve with a time of 1 hour 29 minutes 56.828 seconds, Hamilton was far behind his teammate Bottas by nearly 26 seconds. This victory helped the British driver to become the racer with the most victories in F1 history, surpassing the old record – 91 victories – of legendary Michael Schumacher.


“Before, I just dreamed of this record,” Hamilton said after the leg. “I am truly indebted and feel thankful to the entire team for the work ethic, constantly innovating and pushing the limits higher every year. It is a privilege to work with Mercedes. The results are completely unbelievable.”
The race at Portimao is expected to be another challenge for Hamilton, after he struggled to finish first at the Eifel Grand Prix ,. And the fact that the British driver has encountered many difficulties, from the test races to the official race on October 25. But again with the will, bravery and excellent performance, the number one driver of Mercedes team still arrogantly finished first.
The Portuguese Grand Prix opened with three test races in which Valtteri Bottas both outperformed Hamilton. This outcome was repeated in the first two qualifying rounds (Q1 and Q2). But in Q3, the British driver suddenly won the pole, thereby taking the starting position.

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F1 RACE: Styrian GP race: Hamilton made his return impressively

Not only successfully proving his extraordinary ability during the very first beginning rounds, but Lewis Hamilton has also successfully finished the race first when entering the main race. He became the winner of the Styrian GP 2020 championship, which marked an impressive return of the present champion after the unsatisfying beginning race. Valtteri Bottas closed the race with a final 1-2 victory for Mercedes.

On the recent Sunday afternoon, the second race within the Red Bull racetrack took place under a flavorable weather condition which was much better than the previouse Saturday afternoon when the qualifying round took place. The racing field temperature at the time when the race took place was 19ºC while the pavement temperature was 39ºC.


The three-step back penalty on the Leclerc/Ferrari starting line only changed their positions to be outside of the top 10, and the Monaco driver started the 14th. Roman Grosjean had to start his race from the pit-lane after the team had to intervene into this driver’s vehicle after the qualifying round takes place.

Strategically, if choosing to start with a set of soft tires (Soft), the drivers will have some options: about 30 laps then switch to hard tires – or run the first 2stint with Soft in about 50 laps then switch to Medium tire (Medium). If racers choose to use Medium tire when starting,they will experience about 32 turns to Soft tires, or 27 turns to Hard tires.
At the starting line, most racers opt for new Soft tires to start the race. As soon as the race started, Hamilton remained his position at the top, Verstappen found the race quite difficult, however, fortunately maintained the rank 2.