Lewis Hamilton took victory in Sunday’s Eifel Grand Prix at the Nürburgring in Germany on Sunday to equal seven time world champion Michael Schumacher’s win tally of 91 race victories and was presented with one of the German’s helmets by his son, Mick Schumacher.
Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen came home in second place.
It was a great day for Daniel Ricciardo who scored Renault’s first podium since their return to F1 as a works team coming gome in third place meaning that their team boss Cyril Abiteboul has to get a Geerman themed tattoo.
BWT Racing Point F1 Team’s Sergio Perez was fourth just ahead of McLaren Racing’s Carlos Sainz and Scuderia Alpha Tauri’s Pierre Gasly.
Charles LeClerc was seventh for Ferrari just ahead of BWT Racing Point F1 Team’s Nico Hulkenberg who was in the car in place of Lance Stroll who had a stomach bug having started the race from 20th.
The Haas F1 Team’s Romain Grosjean scored his first points of the season in ninth place coming home just ahead of Antonio Giovinazzi.
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was 11th just ahead of Kimi Raikkonen who came home 12th in his 323rd Grand Prix start having recovered from a ten second penalty for causing an avoidable collision with Williams Racing’s George Russell having started 19th.
Kevin Magnussen was 13th just ahead of Nicholas Latifi and Daniil Kyvat while Lando Norris brought out the safety car following a big crash. Alex Albon, George Russell and Estebqn Ocon all retired from the race.
In a major blow to his championship chances, polesitter Valtteri Bottas retired from the race with a lose of power.
Next up for F1 is the Portuguese Grand Prix in two weeks time.