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Lewis vs Michael: who is the best?

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Schumacher, still in a coma after a skiing accident in 2013, will be overtaken by Hamilton as Formula One’s most successful driver.


14 Oct 2020
PREMIUM!
Lewis vs Michael: who is the best?

British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes-AMG Petronas celebrates after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Tuscany at the race track in Mugello, Italy on Sunday. Picture: EPA

Watching a Formula One Grand Prix on TV these days – where the spectator stands are eerily empty – is not much different from participating in a PlayStation game … one is unreal and the other feels that way. Yet, even before Covid-19 cleared the fans away from the tracks, motorsport’s premier event was already losing its attraction as a piece of sporting theatre and entertainment. The Mercedes-Benz team and their star, Lewis Hamilton, were so often on the top step of the podium that it took a brave punter indeed to bet against them for a win in any...

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