Lewis Hamilton became the second driver in the space of five races to equal Ayrton Senna’s tally of 41 race victories. Sebastian Vettel did the same in Hungary.
Many expected Lewis Hamilton to reach Ayrton Senna’s tally of 41 wins in Singapore. He didn’t: but Sebastian Vettel surpassed it.
Lewis Hamilton can equal Ayrton Senna’s career tally of 41 wins from 161 starts in Singapore, and tie his record for most consecutive pole positions.
Lewis Hamilton equalled Ayrton Senna’s tally of 80 podium finishes at the weekend but Sebastian Vettel’s 21-race points streak was ended by a tyre blow-out.
Sebastian Vettel has equalled Ayrton Senna’s tally of 41 grand prix victories – and he did it having started nine fewer races.
Lewis Hamilton became the seventh driver in Formula One history to win his home race three times – something even his idol Ayrton Senna never managed.
Nico Rosberg has now won as many races as Felipe Massa, while Lewis Hamilton equalled a 45-year-old record held by Jackie Stewart.
Lewis Hamilton could equal a record which has stood for 45 years at the next round of the championship.
Nico Rosberg became the first driver since Ayrton Senna to win three Monaco Grands Prix in a row. Meanwhile Mercedes engine set a new F1 record.
From Felipe Massa in 2007 to Nico Rosberg yesterday, nine different drivers have won the last nine Spanish Grands Prix.