At the race presentation, Michael Schumacher’s son, Mick Schumacher, offered Hamilton with one in every of his Mercedes race helmets.
Lewis Hamilton secured the 91st victory of his profession, equalling the report of Michael Schumacher
Lewis Hamilton has equalled Michael Schumacher’s report of the F1 GP wins by successful the Eifel GP on the Nurburgring. Schumacher held the report of 91 race wins, a feat that Hamilton now holds as effectively. The German driver although additionally holds the report for essentially the most world titles at seven. Hamilton, who’s on six world titles, and leads the present championship is on the trail to usurp the legendary German in race wins and equal his report for many titles this yr.
At the race presentation, Michael Schumacher’s son, Mick Schumacher, offered Hamilton with one in every of his Mercedes race helmets. Schumacher received all his world titles and races with Benneton and Ferrari, however in 2011 he got here out of retirement to race for Mercedes. Hamilton changed Schumacher as soon as the legendary German retired for good.
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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen completed in P2 adopted by his former teammate Daniel Ricciardo who scored the primary podium for the Renault workforce. The race began in an eventful approach as each Hamilton and Verstappen overtook Valtteri Bottas who was on pole. Bottas finally retired the race after an engine challenge.
Verstappen additionally managed to attain the quickest lap of the race within the final lap. Sergio Perez within the Racing Point managed P4, whereas Carlos Sainz Jr managed P5 within the McLaren and Pierre Gasly managed P6 within the AlphaTauri.
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Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, who certified in P4 simply managed to complete in P7 and was overtaken by Ricciardo in Lap 9. He was adopted by Nico Hulkenberg in P8 who was a last-minute addition to the race because the Racing Point driver Lance Stroll had fallen sick. Romain Grosjean managed P9 for the Haas workforce whereas Antonio Giovinaazi managed the final level for the Alfa Romeo workforce.
Ferrari’s outgoing driver Sebastian Vettel completed simply exterior of factors at P11 and spent a lot of the race preventing his former teammate Kimi Raikkonen who adopted him in P12 within the different Alfa Romeo, ending his record-breaking race for essentially the most F1 begins exterior of the factors and likewise gaining a 5-second penalty for crashing into George Russell who retired due to the incident. Kevin Magnussen completed at P13 for the Haas workforce, whereas Nicholas Latifi completed in P14 within the sole Williams whereas Daniil Kvyat was the final automobile ending at P15.
The race was incident susceptible with many drivers struggling for warmth on the tyres. Lando Norris was the final driver to retire with an engine challenge whose race additionally triggered a security automobile simply earlier than the top of the race which made issues spicy. Alex Albon within the Red Bull additionally retired due to engine points whereas Esteban Ocon within the Renault discovered his race to develop into to an finish due to a gearbox challenge.
Eifel GP Results
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2 Max Verstappen Red Bull – +4.470s
3 Daniel Ricciardo Renault – +14.613s
4 Sergio Perez Racing Point – +16.070s
5 Carlos Sainz McLaren – +21.905s
6 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri – +22.766s
7 Charles Leclerc Ferrari – +30.814s
8 Nico Hulkenberg Racing Point – +32.606s
9 Romain Grosjean Haas – +39.081s
10 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing – +40.035s
11 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari – +40.810s
12 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing – +41.476s
13 Kevin Magnussen Haas – +49.585s
14 Nicholas Latifi Williams – +54.449s
15 Daniil Kvyat2 AlphaTauri – +55.588s
Did Not Finish (DNF)
Lando Norris McLaren
Alex Albon Red Bull
Esteban Ocon Renault
Valtteri Bottas Mercedes
George Russell Williams