Lewis Hamilton still left stunned soon after Mick Schumacher provides him with 1 of his father Michael’s crash helmets pursuing Mercedes star’s report equalling 91st Components 1 victory at the Eifel Grand Prix
- Lewis Hamilton matched Michael Schumacher’s report of 91 Components 1 wins
- Michael’s son, Mick, stunned Hamilton with a existing soon after the Eifel Grand Prix
- The 21-12 months-aged introduced the Brit with 1 of his father’s Mercedes helmets
- Hamilton was still left humbled by the gesture for the duration of a article-race job interview
- The race at the Nurburgring was mostly dominated by Hamilton
Not lots of have been managed to catch Lewis Hamilton by surprise in the very last few decades of Components 1.
But Mick Schumacher unquestionably caught the world champion off guard pursuing the Eifel Grand Prix, which Hamilton mostly dominated to take his 91st Components 1 victory.
In doing so, the Brit matched the report set by Michael Schumacher and he was greeted by the German legend’s son in parc ferme as he was currently being interviewed soon after the race.
Lewis Hamilton was still left stunned in his article-race Eifel GP job interview by Mick Schumacher
The son of Michael introduced Hamilton with 1 of his father’s Mercedes crash helmets
The present came as a final result of Hamilton equalling Michael Schumacher’s report of 91 GP wins
Mick, who is foremost the F2 championship and could element in F1 following season, introduced Hamilton with 1 of his father’s crash helmets for the duration of his time with Mercedes in 2012.
Hamilton changed Schumacher at the workforce in 2013 and soon after shaking palms with Mick spoke on how he hardly ever dreamed of matching Michael’s report although he was increasing up watching the former Ferrari star dominate the sport.
‘I will not even know what to say,’ he reported soon after the race. ‘When you grow up watching someone and you genuinely idolise them, in terms of the high-quality of the driver they are.
Hamilton exhibits off his cherished present to fans at observe who applauded in acknowledgement
Hamilton appears at the crash helmet as Mick appears on in the track record at the Nurburgring
The crash helmet was 1 from Michael’s ultimate season in the sport from 2012
Schumacher finished his job at Mercedes in 2012, and was changed by Hamilton in 2013
‘Seeing his dominance for so very long I didn’t consider I’d be any where around Michael in terms of records so it really is an unbelievable honour. It’s heading to take time to get used to it.
‘It was only when I obtained into the pit-lane I realised I experienced equalled it. A massive thank you and massive respect to Michael. I really feel humbled by the second. Ideally we have extra records to crack.’
Hamilton mirrored on how he would race as Schumacher on racing online games along with his brother although increasing up, and that matching his report was unbelievable pursuing his get at the Nurburgring.
Hamilton’s 91st victory came at the Nurburgring soon after dominating the Eifel Grand Prix
He celebrates his get on the podium which places him 69 details crystal clear in the championship
‘I bear in mind sitting with my brother and dad watching races each Sunday, watching Michael storm in advance,’ he told Sky Sports activities.
‘We would view the 1st 50 % and then at the finish me and my brother would race a laptop or computer video game upstairs and I would be Michael.
‘I was often Michael he was phenomenal. That was when I was thirteen or fourteen. I did 1 day desire of currently being right here but this is past my wildest dreams of reaching Michael’s wins. It’s incredibly hard to explain how I really feel my thoughts is blown. I have a bit of a headache!
Michael Schumacher has been recovering from a horrific skiing incident due to the fact 2013 which saw him endure from head accidents and placed into a medically induced coma.
His health and fitness is now shrouded in mystery but current studies have claimed he has been moved to a £27m mansion in Majorca.