The many Formula One records set at the turn of the millennium by the legendary Michael Schumacher may have seemed out of reach recently, but with the dominance of the Mercedes team, Lewis Hamilton is stepping up against some of Michael's record brands.
Hamilton has already overtaken Schumacher by the number of pole positions and by the number of victories at various Grand Prizes, and if the Briton continues at such a pace, he will exceed 2020 in a year also the once-elusive 91 victories of Michael Schumacher.
What records of the legendary German racer can Lewis Hamilton equalize or exceed in the F1 season 2020
Lewis Hamilton won his sixth world title in the 2019 season. If Hamilton were able to replicate that achievement in the offseason 2020, the Briton would have equaled Michael Schumacher with seven titles at the top of the timeline.
Michael Schumacher ended his career of 2006 with 91. victories, which was 40 victories more than then-ranked Alain Prost. This is one of Schumacher's most fascinating records, but to the extent that Hamilton will continue in his current rhythm when he averages . racing, the German record will fall for years 2020.
NUMBER OF WINS ON ONE GREAT AWARD
Schumacher: 8 (FR FR)
Hamilton: 7 (VN CANADA, VN HUNGARY,)
Hamilton can also reach the record for the number of wins at one Grand Prize. While Schumacher has won the French Grand Prix eight times, Hamilton has a record of winning two lanes on which he has made seven appearances in his career.
NUMBER OF WINS IN ONE F1 SEASONS
Schumacher, Vettel: 13
The record for the number of wins in a single season is shared by Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel, who celebrated at 22 . racing. Lewis Hamilton has 11 won this year, and for the record, upright will have two more wins next year.
NUMBER OF POINTS
Hamilton is likely to reach this record as early as next season, though it has to be said that many changes in the scoring system have not made it as relevant in recent years as some.
NUMBER OF CIRCLES IN THE LEAD OF THE RACE
Hamilton: 4, 486
Hamilton will be able to surpass the record for the number of laps that each racer spent leading the Formula One GP race as he continues his current form next year.
HAT-TRICK (POLE, WIN, FAST ROUND)
Hamilton: 15 )
Schumacher's 22 triples have recently seemed elusive, but even in the hat-trick category, Hamilton has been persistent. approaching. The British need seven more to equalize the record.
Hamilton may also become the most successful runner in the number of stairs next year. From the beginning of the hybrid era, Hamilton ends up on stage with a whopping 80% of all races in a season. As a result, it is very likely that the British will be able to break this record as well.
Hamilton is therefore well on its way to breaking some F1 records in recent years that have recently seemed out of reach. Given Mercedes' current form and continued dominance of the hybrid era, the Briton could, for years 2020, become the most statistically successful racer in Formula One history.