Lewis Hamilton Wins Portuguese GP To Break Schumacher’s Record

Lewis Hamilton lost the lead on the opening lap and fell down to P3.

Lewis Hamilton has won the Portuguese Grand Prix to break Michael Schumacher’s longstanding record of 91 F1 victories.

Hamilton started the race on pole but lost the lead on the opening lap of the race and fell down to P3.

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Carlos Sainz then took the lead on the second lap before being overtaken by Bottas a few laps later after his medium-compound tyres got up to temperature.

Hamilton retook the lead of the grand prix from Bottas at the start of lap 20 and the Finn finished the race around 25 seconds behind his team-mate.

Max Verstappen crossed the finish line in P3, with Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc finishing in fourth position.

Pierre Gasly had another impressive race and finished in P5, ahead of the McLaren of Carlos Sainz and Sergio Perez in the Racing Point, who was voted driver of the day.

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