For the reigning formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton will remain with Michael Schumacher, regardless of the statistical best brands “is always the Greatest of all time”. This is the 33-year-old Briton told Bild am Sonntag over the record champion of the Premier class, on Thursday (3. January) is 50 years old.
Hamilton, who dominated in 2014, with Mercedes formula 1 almost at will, and since then, four world Cup titles won, has decreased Schumacher already in the summer of 2017 the record for the most Pole Positions. Schumacher’s as untouchable applicable trademarks of seven world Championships could be equalised to Be made titles and 91 Grand Prix until the end of Hamilton’s Mercedes contract to 2020 at least. Hamilton stands at five world championship titles and 73 race wins.
He did not think, however, “so”, explained Hamilton: “I just feel like I have to try to break his records. This is not my drive.“
Hamilton is known to have the racer Schumacher since childhood admired: “personally, I remind myself that I’ve taken in my racing game on the console always have him as a driver when I was young.”
to share With Schumacher for the first time on a race track, I feel that’s why “simply unreal,” said Hamilton, with a view to test driving for McLaren in 2006, shortly before his promotion to formula 1-master pilot: “I didn’t even try to overtake him, I simply drove behind him, because I was directly in front of it as Michael Schumacher in my computer on the go.”
On the edge of Schumacher’s last race in 2012 in Abu Dhabi, it came to the helmet swap with Hamilton, who took over for the following season, the Cockpit of the Kerpeners at Mercedes: “This is always a sign of mutual respect. Michael was an absolute leader. He was there when the Foundation was laid for the success we enjoy today.“