World Reaction to Lewis Hamilton’s Seventh F1 Title

Roundup of world reaction to Lewis Hamilton's seventh F1 title. (Image credit: LAT Images)

As Lewis Hamilton celebrates his seventh Formula One title, we round-up the best of the world’s reaction to his record-equalling achievement.

Hamilton executed a superb one-stop strategy to win the Turkish Grand Prix and with it the title, ultimately ending the title hopes of Mercedes’ teammate – Valtteri Bottas who endured a torrid race full of spins.

Bottas however was amongst the first to congratulate Hamilton on his achievement, posting a tweet in which he congratulated his teammate.

Bottas was soon followed by several other F1 drivers who paid their own tributes to Hamilton’s historic moment, including Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen.

FIA President, Jean Todt tweeted of Hamilton’s performance as a ‘most beautiful way’ to clinch a seventh F1 title.

Several teams also praised Hamilton for his latest title with Racing Point in particular posting a humorous tweet about their unsuccessful attempt to ‘steal the limelight’ off the Brit.

Elsewhere, several ex and potentially future F1 drivers also paid tribute to Hamilton’s success with Marcus Ericsson, Theo Pourchaire and Mercedes’ Formula E driver- Stoffel Vandoorne amongst those offering their congratulations.

Ultimately, Hamilton’s success transcended across not just F1 and junior categories with FC Barcelona and Hamilton’s hometown club, Stevenage amongst football teams and stars from sport, entertainment and politics posting celebratory messages.

MotoGP meanwhile crowned a maiden champion in Suzuki’s Joan Mir with both series and Mir paying tribute’s to both Hamilton and Mir’s title successes.

Finally, Lewis Hamilton tweeted his own thoughts on his achievement whilst urging young people to ‘Never give up, keep fighting, and let keep rising to the occasion.’

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  1. A demonstration of patience, tenacity, determination, skill and stamina. A true Champion’s race with a fitting fitting finale. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸΏπŸ†

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