Lewis Hamilton picked up his fifth world title this season and eventually acquired his palms on the trophy final night time.The F1 star is searchin
Lewis Hamilton picked up his fifth world title this season and eventually acquired his palms on the trophy final night time.
The F1 star is searching down Michael Schumacher’s file of seven and is prone to get there if he and Mercedes keep forward of the curve.
And, in an emotional submit on Instagram, he thanks his group and revealed the way it felt.
He additionally revealed the three character traits his group share.
“What a 12 months it has been,” he wrote on an Instagram story submit.
“To formally obtain our trophies final night time and be topped 5-time champions felt unbelievable.
“I’m so happy with everybody within the group for our achievement this 12 months.
“Onerous work, imaginative and prescient, dedication. By everybody in our group. A real honour. Couldn’t have executed it with out you guys.”
He additionally made a particular point out for Mercedes Workforce Principal Toto Wolff.
“By all these years, Toto, it’s an actual pleasure working with you,” Hamilton stated.
“The robust instances have made us higher and robust – look the place we are actually. Proud to face collectively as champions.”
Hamilton, 33, is among the many favourites for BBC’s Sports activities Persona of the Yr awards after one other phenomenal season.
However he dropped a retirement hunt on the awards do, suggesting he might not ‘love’ racing endlessly.
“I’ve simply signed for an additional two years… So I am excited concerning the subsequent couple of years,” Hamilton stated.
“However proper now I am blissful that the racing’s over.
“Subsequent 12 months’s going to be so robust, the seasons are getting longer and longer.
“I do not understand how lengthy I will go, at present two years sounds good for me.
“However I nonetheless love racing so perhaps I will be going quite a bit longer. Who is aware of?”