Austin: Hamilton became world champion the 6th time in Formula 1


Souce -- autoblog

Mercedes team's British racer Lewis Hamilton became Formula-1's World Champion for the sixth time in his career. For the third year in a row, Hamilton has won the World Championship title, beating five-time champion legendary racer Manuel Fangio of Argentina. Now, he is just one step away from seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher of Germany.

Hamilton finished the season with 381 points having ten wins and 16 podiums while Bottas finished with 314 points having four wins and 15 podiums. Hamilton said after the win, 'We went ahead again. Thanks to you all. We did an extraordinary job. ' The British racer finished second in the US Grand Prix while his teammate Valtteri Bottas topped. Max Verstappen, a racer from the Netherlands, finished third. In 2008, he won McLaren's first-ever championship as a pilot.

2019 Driver Standings

2019 Formula-1 Japanese Grand Prix
Source -- suzukacircuit

1Lewis HamiltonGBRMercedes381
2Valtteri BottasFINMercedes314
3Charles LeclercMONFerrari249
4Max VerstappenNEDRed Bull Racing Honda235
5Sebastian VettelGERFerrari230
6Alexander AlbonTHARed Bull Racing Honda84
7Carlos SainzESPMcLaren Renault80
8Pierre GaslyFRAScuderia Toro Rosso Honda77
9Daniel RicciardoAUSRenault46
10Sergio PerezMEXRacing Point BWT Mercedes44

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Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton holds the records for the most wins

Source -- Youtube

Michael SchumacherLewis Hamilton
1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 20042008, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019
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