Lewis Hamilton Closes In On Michael Schumacher's Record

Lewis Hamilton won his sixth world title after he finished second in the United States Grand Prix on Sunday. From starting fifth on the grid to finishing second on the podium, behind his teammate Valtteri Bottas, Hamilton had a race to remember. Hamilton is now the second most successful driver is F1 history, only behind legend Michael Schumacher who has seven titles to his name. The 34-year-old driver started his F1 career way back in 2007 with McLaren and became the world champion a year later in 2008. Five years later, he moved to his current employers Mercedes in 2013. Hamilton has completely dominated the F1 circuit in last six years, winning five titles between 2014-2019, missing out on a world title only in 2016.