Hamilton just a title and eight wins behind Schumacher


Lewis Hamilton's sixth World Champion title is an incredible achievement in itself, but the British tall champion is now just a step behind Michael Schumacher's record, which still seemed out of reach.

Next year, Hamilton can match the record for the number of World Championships won by Michael Schumacher for seven years with seven World Cup titles.

The record was held for many years by the legendary Juan Manuel Fangio, who won the title five times in the 1950s. For a long time, it seemed like the record was never going to fall.

In Formula One, giants like Jack Brabham, Jackie Stewart and Niki Lauda won three titles each, and the Eighties brought another three-time round to Ayrton Senna, Nelson Piquet and Alain Prost. Years 1990, the latter became the first driver in Fangi to become the world champion for the fourth time.

Michael Schumacher was the first racer to surpass Fangi's record after many years. Schumacher won the first of seven World Championships with Benetton of the Year 1991, which he also defended in the following year. Schumacher started an amazing series of years 2000 when the flight was pleased 2004 won five more consecutive titles with Ferrari.

Fangio is down 10. October 2003 by 23 years, and Schumacher could have won more stars in his career. Years 1994 stopped by Jacques Villeneuve in the offseason Australia took his title from Hakkinen, years 2006 then Alonso.

F1 World Cup titles
1 Germany Michael Schumacher

7 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004
2 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton 6 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019
3 Juan Manuel Fangio

5 1200, 1280, 1951, 1954, 1955
4 Alain Prost

4 1985, 1984, 1989, 1993

Sebastian Vettel
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
6 Jack Brabham

3 Germany

1956 , 1957, 1959
United Kingdom Jackie Stewart 1969, 1966, 1969
Austria Niki Lauda 1975, 1973, 1984
Brazil Nelson Piquet 1981, 1977, 1987
Brazil Ayrton Senna 1988, 1988, 1989

Will Hamilton be able to capture or overtaking Schumacher depends on how long the Briton will race. Clearly he would have in the off-season 2018 Very good car available to match Schumacher's record by title.

Another important milestone is the record for the number of wins you have 41. victories owned by Schumacher. Hamilton is currently in number 41, which means he is separated by eight more wins from Schumacher's record. British has been getting roughly 2019 in recent years races per season, and it is very likely that Hamilton will be at the top of the eternal rankings next year.

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