Mexico City [Mexico], Oct 29 (ANI): British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton on Sunday finished fourth in the Mexican Grand Prix to clinch his fifth world championship crown, equalling his tally with the legendary Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio
Next year will see two four-time world champions taking aim for a fifth Formula One world championship and whoever of either Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes or Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel gets there first, they will go on to equal the legendary Juan Manuel Fangio
. And while that will put one of them on par with the great Argentine, both Hamilton and Vettel spoke very highly of the man known as 'El Maestro,' and said outright that there was no comparisons at all.
He also joined Michael Schumacher, Juan Manuel Fangio
, Alain Prost and Sebastian Vettel as just the fifth to have won four or more after a chaotic race in Mexico on Sunday.
Pole-sitter Hamilton, 31, was bidding to become the first driver since the great Juan Manuel Fangio
in the 1950s to claim a hat-trick of consecutive victories at the so-called Temple of Speed.
Hamilton equalled the record of five poles at Monza held by the late Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio
and Brazilian Ayrton Senna.
The triple world champion, who is bidding to become the first driver since Juan Manuel Fangio
in the 1950s to secure a hat-trick of consecutive wins at Monza, was nearly half-asecond faster than his sole title rival in yesterday's qualifying shoot-out In securing the 56th pole of his career, Hamilton also joined his great hero Ayrton Senna and Fangio in claiming a record five poles at the socalled Temple of Speed.
He became just the third driver to take pole at Monza five times, with Juan Manuel Fangio
and Ayrton Senna.
L'ecurie italienne a remporte l'edition 1950 avec l'Alfa 158, conduite par Giuseppe Farina, puis en 1951 avec la 159, dont Juan Manuel Fangio
etait le pilote.
The idea is to recall some of the most spectacular moments from motorsport, like the final-lap battle between Gilles Villeneuve's Ferrari and Rene Arnoux's Renault at the 1979 French Grand Prix or Juan Manuel Fangio
's decision to race "at 100% for the only time in my life" to overhaul the Ferraris to win the 1957 German GP.
SOME 60 years after Juan Manuel Fangio
scored an historic first-time-out win for the Maserati 250F, the Goodwood Revival has celebrated the car that personified grand prix racing in the 1950s.
It was also Vettel's sixth win in succession this season, and 10th overall, but more pertinently it was a result that saw him become the youngest ever four-time world champion, joining Alain Prost, Michael Schumacher and Juan Manuel Fangio
as the only men to reach that milestone.
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