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Seventh heaven: Lewis Hamilton ties Michael Schumacher’s record as he claims SEVENTH Formula 1 world title

Seventh heaven: Lewis Hamilton ties Michael Schumacher’s record as he claims SEVENTH Formula 1 world title

Lewis Hamilton joined German legend Michael Schumacher on a record seven Formula 1 world titles after the Englishman secured another championship by winning Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix.

The win, which was the 94th of Hamilton’s career, was enough to secure the title and place him alongside legendary driver Schumacher as the most successful pair in the sport’s history.

The championship is Hamilton’s fourth in a row and seventh in total since his first win title win back in 2008. 

LEWIS HAMILTON IS A SEVEN TIME WORLD CHAMPION!#TurkishGP 🇹🇷 #F1 pic.twitter.com/gOGfeEZxp8

— Formula 1 (@F1) November 15, 2020

A clearly emotional Hamilton paid tribute to his team immediately following the race, and said that the record-equaling win is the culmination of a lifelong dream.

I have to always start with saying such a huge thanks you to all the guys that are here and all the guys that in the factory,” Hamilton said. 

I wanna also say a big big thank you to Team LH for sticking with me all these years, and to my family. We dreamed of this when I was young and we were watching the grand prix and this is way beyond our dreams… for all the kids, dream the impossible and speak it into existence … never give up, never doubt yourself.”

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