Hamilton breaks Formula 1 record

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Lewis Hamilton won the Portuguese Grand Prix over the weekend.

The victory extends his lead in the 2020 series and breaks Formula 1’s all-time win record.

During the race, Hamilton dropped to third in a manic first two laps, but fought back to ensure victory and claim his 92nd career Grand Prix victory.

This is the most victories by a single driver in the history of Formula 1. He passes Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 victories.

Hamilton won his first F1 race in 2007 and first title the following year. However, his career really took off when he replaced the retired Schumacher at Mercedes in 2013. Hamilton is the runaway championship leader is now set to equal Schumacher’s record of seven.


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