Russian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton scripted history in Sochi on 26 September 2021 as he became the first Formula 1 driver to win 100 Grands Prix.
- Hamilton finished over 53 seconds ahead of the second-placed Max Verstappen.
- He has now won the Russian Grand Prix on five of eight occasions.
- He moved back to the top of the driver’s championship standings ahead of Verstappen.
- He has already held the record for most F1 wins with Michael Schumacher next in the all-time list with 91 victories.
- Max Verstappen finished second while Carlos Sainz finished third.
- Lando Norris, who claimed the first pole of his career finished seventh.
About Sir Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton:
- Sir Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton is a British racing driver.
- Currently, he competes in Formula One for Mercedes.
- He was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.
- He has previously driven for McLaren from 2007 to 2012.
- He joined the McLaren young driver programme in 1988 which led to a Formula One drive in 2007 with McLaren.
- Hamilton set numerous records and finished runner-up to Kimi Raikkonen by one point. In the next season, he won his maiden title in dramatic fashion and become the then-youngest Formula One World Champion in history.
- Hamilton has won the joint-record seven World Drivers’ Championship titles in Formula One.
- He also holds the records for the most wins, podium finishes and pole positions.