Sachin Tendulkar praised Lewis Hamilton for his ‘grit and balanced aggression’ and congratulated him for record-equalling 91st Grand Prix win.
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- Last Updated: October 12, 2020, 4:07 PM IST
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Sachin Tendulkar was all reward for Lewis Hamilton because the Brit equalled Michael Schumacher‘s Formula One document on Sunday with victory on the Eifel Grand Prix. Hamilton began behind his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas however took the lead when the Finn ran huge on lap 13. Bottas retired with a automobile downside 5 laps later. Hamilton comfortably held off Max Verstappen within the Red Bull after a security automobile bunched up the pack late within the race. Hamilton took the win by practically 5 seconds from Verstappen, with third for Daniel Ricciardo in Renault’s first podium end since 2011.
Hamilton now leads Bottas by 69 factors with six races to go. Winning the title would deliver Hamilton degree with Schumacher’s document of seven championships. What a consequence, thanks a lot,” Hamilton advised his workforce. Schumacher’s son Mick introduced Hamilton with one in all his father’s helmets after the race, and Hamilton took it with him to the rostrum.
Tendulkar took to Twitter to congratulate Hamilton on the achievement and mentioned he was all the time very particular. “Since the time you’ve taken up the sport, you’ve been very special. I have always liked your grit and balanced aggression while driving the @F1 car. Congratulations on your 91st GP win equalling Schumacher’s record. Wishing you the very best for the future,” he wrote.
Since the time you’ve taken up the game, you’ve been very particular.
I’ve all the time favored your grit and balanced aggression whereas driving the @F1 automobile.
Congratulations on your 91st GP win equalling Schumacher’s document. Wishing you the perfect for the longer term. pic.twitter.com/iPMKsiqshU
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 12, 2020
Hamilton later took to Twitter to specific how honoured he felt to get in the identical vein as Schumacher and thanks his followers and workforce.
“Feeling really honoured to be mentioned in the same likeness as a driver like Michael. What happened today is beyond my wildest dreams. I can’t express how grateful I am to all the fans, and to my amazing team for being with me on this journey. This is for us #91.
Feeling really honoured to be mentioned in the same likeness as a driver like Michael. What happened today is beyond my wildest dreams. I can’t express how grateful I am to all the fans, and to my amazing team for being with me on this journey. This is for us #91 pic.twitter.com/ZXaq17qd06
— Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) October 11, 2020
“I bear in mind watching Michael as a child, successful all these races and I used to be simply dreaming of being there myself. It reveals goals actually can come true. An enormous, huge thanks to @SchumacherMick, this was really a surreal second. One that i’ll bear in mind ceaselessly. Folded fingers #91.”