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Update F1: Hamilton Wins Turkish GP To Clinch Record Equalling 7th World Title

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The Turkish GP was arguably the most exciting and unpredictable race of the 2020 F1 season. However, by the time the dust settled, it was again Lewis Hamilton who forged ahead with yet another win which also ensured that he won his 7th Formula 1 driver's title equalling the record that Michael Schumacher had held since 2004.

The race was chaotic and unpredictable thanks to the slippery new asphalt and the rain. In the beginning the Racing Point duo of Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez leaping ahead of the pack, followed by Max Verstappen, who suddenly found Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel jump the pack from his P14 qualifying position. Verstappen soon lost patience and an adventurous move on Perez resulted in him spinning and losing his p3 position which elevated Vettel.

As the race progressed, some drivers found it difficult to manage the intermediate tyres which proved dicey on track which had a slippery surface, was half dry in areas which would could graining. Hamilton and Perez for instance just stopped once, however, the Ferrari duo of Vettel and Leclerc found pace by changing tyres twice. By the end of the race, Hamilton had built so much of a lead over Perez that he could've afforded another pitstop and still come in front - but he decided against it.

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