Lewis Hamilton, who celebrated with the sovereign performance on the Yas Marina track in Abu Dhabi, would have had a hard time expecting anything more since the last F1 race of the season 2019.
The track on Yas Island is Mercedes-skinned and this year was no different. If Valtteri Bottas did not get a penalty, Finn would probably join his team mate in the first inning, and Mercedes would probably come together with new double wins.
Lewis Hamilton ran the entire race by pole position and also achieved the fastest lap, securing his sixth 'giant slam' of his career. Only Jim Clark, who has collected eight, has more.
Hamilton also set a new record for the number of races a racer ran in a single season. After not even leading the lap at the Melbourne inaugural race, he succeeded in all other races except Monza.
He also broke the record he set last year and raised the number of points scored in a single season from 408 to 413. Of course, this record is strongly influenced by the number of races in the season, which has grown rapidly in recent years. This year, drivers also received a point to reach the fastest lap in the race. Hamilton received six bonuses without which he would not have been able to reach the new record.
Hamilton has taken another step of assemble breaking one of the biggest F1 records. His 84. a career win puts him in a position where he can exceed the incredible record of Michael Schumacher winning the Formula One win at 91 next year. racing.
Hamilton, however, reached the third record in Abu Dhabi, becoming the first F1 driver to succeed in two seasons in which he scored points in each race. He did it this year and this season 2017.