Mercedes is aiming to topple Ferrari’s record of six back-to-back wins; Lewis Hamilton narrows in on his 7th championship.
1. Seventh F1 constructors’ championship in sight for Mercedes.
2. Mercedes gunning to trump Ferrari’s record streak of 6 back to back championships.
3. Lewis Hamilton leads second-placed Bottas with 77 points.
Lewis Hamilton closing in for a 7th F1 championship:
Lewis Hamilton is final in on a 7th Formula One championship however his dominant Mercedes crew have to get there first at Imola on Sunday. No crew has ever received seven constructors’ titles in a row however Mercedes might not want every other factor to make records at an Italian circuit making it go back to the calendar for the primary time considering 2006.
Mercedes-Ferrari is joint-best in holding a winning streak:
Mercedes presently percentage the report streak with Ferrari, who received six in a row between 1999 and 2004 in a golden generation for the Italian crew whilst seven-instances champion Michael Schumacher changed into at his peak. Mercedes are a hefty 209 points clean of second-located Red Bull withinside the standings and after Sunday’s thirteenth spherical of the season there may be 4 races, and a complete of 176 factors, last to be received.
Imola circuit was named after Ferrari founder:
In that manner Hamilton, winner of a report ninety-two races with 8 victories to this point this season, or teammate Valtteri Bottas want end handiest fourth for Mercedes to feature every other name to the series even though Red Bull end one-two. The Briton is seventy-seven factors clean of Bottas going to a circuit, named after Ferrari founder Enzo and his son Dino, wherein neither has raced formerly in F1. Imola may also continually be remembered for the darkish weekend of 1994 whilst Brazilian triple champion Ayrton Senna and Austrian Roland Ratzenberger died after crashes.