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Hamilton Equals Schumacher’s Win Record To Extend Championship Lead

Lewis Hamilton has won the Eifel Grand Prix to equal Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 Formula One grand prix victories and extend his lead in the Championship to 69 points. Hamilton started the race second on the grid and momentarily overtook team-mate Valtteri Bottas in the first sequence of corners, before the Finn quickly retook the lead. READ: Steiner Isn’t ‘Angry’ With Grosjean & Magnussen For Exploring Options Lewis Hamilton later capitalised on Bottas locking up into turn one to take the lead of the grand prix. A few laps later, Bottas retired from the race with an engine problem, bringing Max Verstappen up into second. Daniel Ricciardo also benefitted from Bottas’ DNF,...
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