After 100th GP victory – “Living Legend” Hamilton surprises the F1 world

International press reviews on Hamilton’s 100th victory

“Daily mail”: “It was fitting that Lewis Hamilton’s 100th victory was due to the Rain Gods with whom he so often celebrated in the 14 years and 108 days between his first victory and his incomparable 100th triumph.” “The sun”: “On a heartbreaking day for Lando Norris, Lewis Hamilton claimed his 100th ‘magical’ Formula 1 victory at the Russian Grand Prix. “
“The Guardian”: “To put Hamilton’s record in the right light: Michael Schumacher had already passed 91 victories, the next most successful driver is Sebastian Vettel at 53 years old. Hamilton remains the only driver to have won every season since making his debut in 2007 in Canada. He is now trying to reach his eighth title this season and surpass Schumacher’s seven titles. “

“South German newspaper”: “Curious anniversary: ​​Lewis Hamilton wins his 100th Grand Prix victory because it starts to rain in Russia shortly before the end of the race and leader Lando Norris makes a painful tactical error.
“Picture”: “Verstappen does the Schumi. Sensational from last place to second place. Hamilton is also creating something historic. The Briton wins his 100th Grand Prix – record! “
“Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”: “100. Grand Prix victory and two points ahead of the top of the Formula 1 World Championship standings: Lewis Hamilton is the winner of the Russian Grand Prix. But the winner is Max Verstappen. From last place on the grid (20th), the Dutchman took second place in Sochi on Sunday. ”

“La Gazzetta dello Sport”: “Hamilton, the wizard in the rain: 100th victory in Russia.”
“Corriere dello Sport”: “Hamilton makes history: 100 Formula 1 victories. He is the first driver to reach this milestone.”

“Seen”: “The man is a living legend! Lewis Hamilton takes his 100th (!) GP victory and the new World Championship lead in Sochi – and in an extremely dramatic way. “

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