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Lewis Hamilton signs his first 300 races in Formula 1

The French Grand Prix will be very special this Formula 1 season, as Lewis Hamilton will achieve another milestone in his career, reaching 300 race


The will be very special this season, as will achieve another milestone in his career, reaching 300 races in the top category.

The 37-year-old pilot, who has not had the best performance of the season, not being able to get wins in the campaign, but with the emotion of joining this short and prestigious list.

With 15 years in F1, Lewis has broken all records, including the most wins, poles and podiums, as well as equaling Michael Schumacher as those who have signed the most world titles.

Considered one of the best in history, Sir Lewis has marked a total era in motorsport, being one of the most dominant in the category. From his debut, at the Australian Grand Prix, in 2007, to becoming the maximum monarch, the Mercedes driver wants to celebrate with a victory.

Now, with one more year of contract in the team of the silver dates, ‘Hami’ will seek to surpass the numbers of the five pilots who surpass him with more races. Jenson Button (306), Michael Schumacher (307), Rubens Barrrichello (323) and Kimi Raikkonen (350) are the retired drivers, while veteran Fernando Alonso (345), who returned to F1 in 2021, continues to increase his personal brand.

If he manages to start in all the races in the following two seasons, he will reach 325, placing him in the historical third place in Formula 1.

A career that can best be described as legendary, thanks to his driving skills and achievements, as well as his role as an activist and fashion star.

Who are the drivers with the most races?

1. Kimi Raikkonen – Finland – 350

2. Fernando Alonso – Spain – 346 (Active)

3. Rubens Barrichello – Brazil – 323

4. Michael Schumacher – Germany – 307

5. Jenson Button – Great Britain – 306

6. Lewis Hamilton – Great Britain – 300

Hamilton numbers

103 race wins

186 podiums in its history

103 career pole positions

Hamilton’s best moments in F1

Debut

On March 18, 2007, Lewis Hamilton debuted at McLaren, together with Fernando Alonso, where he got third place.

first triumph

It only took him six races to prove his worth, winning the Canadian GP in 2007.

first title

After passing his first year, it was in 2008 that he won the first world title, by winning the Brazilian GP

seven titles

By taking victory in Portugal, Lewis Hamilton equaled Michael Schumacher as F1’s top winner.

battles

Max Verstappen and Nico Rosberg have been two of the great rivals of the British driver.

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