Hamilton Wins Sixth Formula 1 World Title

November 7, 2019

Lewis Hamilton won his sixth Formula One world title on Sunday when he finished second at the United States Grand Prix, taking him just one behind the all-time record of seven held by German legend Michael Schumacher.

The 34-year-old Briton came home just behind Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.

Hamilton added the 2019 title to previous triumphs in 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018.

Leading Formula 1 world title winners after Lewis Hamilton won his sixth championship on Sunday:

7: Michael Schumacher (GER) — 1994 (Benetton-Ford), 1995 (Benetton-Renault), 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 (Ferrari)

6: Lewis Hamilton (GBR) — 2008 (McLaren-Mercedes), 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 (Mercedes)

5: Juan Manuel Fangio (ARG, 1911-1995) — 1951 (Alfa Romeo), 1954 (Maserati/Mercedes-Benz), 1955 (Mercedes-Benz), 1956 (Ferrari), 1957 (Maserati)

4: Sebastian Vettel (GER) — 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 (Red Bull-Renault)

4: Alain Prost (FRA) — 1985, 1986 (McLaren-Tag Porsche), 1989 (McLaren-Honda), 1993 (Williams-Renault)

3: Ayrton Senna (BRA) — 1988, 1990, 1991 (McLaren-Honda)

3: Nelson Piquet (BRA) — 1981 (Brabham-Ford), 1983 (Brabham-BMW), 1987 (Williams-Honda)

3: Niki Lauda (AUT) — 1975, 1977 (Ferrari), 1984 (McLaren-Tag Porsche)

3: Jackie Stewart (GBR) — 1969 (Matra-Ford), 1971, 1973 (Tyrrell-Ford)

3: Jack Brabham (AUS) – 1959, 1960 (Cooper-Climax), 1966 (Brabham)