5:07 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton joins Ted Kravitz after winning the Drivers’ Championship for a sixth time, thanking his fans and talking about his journey.

Most races led in a season

F1 record -18; Hamilton in 2019 — 17
Australia and Italy are the only two races so far this year that Hamilton has not led for at least one lap, moving him within one of Vettel’s record of 18 races led in a season from 2013.

Matching two points records

Two years ago, Hamilton became the second driver after Schumacher to score points in every round of a season’s world championship. With a 19/19 hit rate this year, he can become the first driver to do so on two separate occasions — this time in 21 events.

Meanwhile, Hamilton’s current run of consecutive points finishes is 31 dating back to last year’s British GP, within two of his own outright record of 33 set in 2016-2018.

Hamilton’s most wins in a season

Hamilton’s best — 11; Hamilton in 2019 — 10
Although the most wins in a single season (13, jointly held by Schumacher and Vettel) is out of Hamilton’s reach for 2019, he can pass still pass his own personal-best tally of 11.

The Mercedes driver won 11 times in both 2014 and 2018, having now reached at least 10 wins for five of the last six seasons.

0:38 Can Lewis Hamilton make it seven World Championships and equal Michael Schumacher over the rest of his career?

Setting up 2020’s record attempts

Eight victories adrift of the German legend’s haul of 91 wins, and just five more podiums away from Schumacher’s record 155, Hamilton still has time to take a couple of steps closer to these landmarks in the final weeks of F1 2019 before attempting to overhaul both in 2020.

Then there’s also that small matter of a record-equalling seventh world championship attempt to attend to when next season rolls around…

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