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Top 7 youngest riders ever to win in the MotoGP racing/500CC

Here is a list of the 7 youngest racers ever to finish a race in the highest form of MotoGP.

1. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) – 20 years and 63 days – American GP 2013 (Austin)

Currently the best racer of MotoGP, Marc Marquez has won up to 5 championships in MotoGP. The racer will surely set many more records in the coming years.

2. Freddie Spencer (Honda-HRC) – 20 years old 196 days – Belgian GP 1982 (Spa)

Considered one of the best racers in the early 1980s. The legendary American racer has won the championship three times. MotoGP (2 times in the highest racing class – 1983 & 1985).

3. Norifumi “Norick” Abe (Roberts Marlboro-Yamaha) – 20 years 227 days – Japanese GP 1996 (Suzuka)

During his MotoGP career (1994-2004), Norick Abe only competed in high form. most of MotoGP. He has won a total of 3 Winners. Unfortunately, this Japanese racer soon passed away at the age of 32 (2007) due to a traffic accident.

4. Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) – 20 years 227 days – Chinese GP 2006 (Shanghai)

Joining MotoGP continuously since 2001 until now, Dani Pedrosa has been familiar to fans. Despite having won 3 titles in the 125cc & 250cc (2003-2005) races, Pedrosa has yet to get the championship in the MotoGP class after more than a decade of fighting.

Joining MotoGP continuously since 2001 until now, Dani Pedrosa has been familiar to fans

5. Randy Mamola (Heron-Suzuki) – 20 years, 239 days – Belgian GP 1982 (Zoider) An

American racer who competed in MotoGP in the period 1979 – 1992. Although unable to win the championship, Mamola also 13 wins and all take place in the highest racing class.

6. Jorge Lorenzo (Fiat Yamaha Team) – 20 years 345 days – Portugal GP 2008 (Estoril)

Currently one of the best racers at MotoGP, Jorge Lorenzo has won 5 times at MotoGP (3 times at the highest rank – 2010, 2012 & 2015).

7. Mike Hailwood (Norton) – 21 years 75 days – UK GP 1961 (OM TT)

With a total of 9 championships in the MotoGP career in the 1960s, the late British legend is simply one of the greatest names in the history of this tournament.

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Lewis Hamilton was infected with COVID-19 and had to give up F1 Sakhir GP

Lewis Hamilton just won the Bahrain Grand Prix last week, but due to COVID-19, he missed an appointment with the Sakhir Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton was infected with COVID-19 so he did not attend the Sakhir Grand Prix, the penultimate race of the 2020 season. Before that, he just won Bahrain Grand Prix and it was the 11th victory this season.

This COVID-19 incident is too painful for Hamilton because if he wins the last two races in Sakhir and Abu Dhabi, the British driver will match Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel’s record of 13 Grand Prix wins in one season. But now, Hamilton is put on quarantine after being examined three times last week. The previous times have been negative, including the last time on Sunday.

Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix 2020

He woke up with a mild fever on Monday morning and was told that someone who had contacted him before coming to Bahrain had later turned positive. Another test performed confirmed that Hamilton was infected with COVID-19.

This season, Bahrain held two consecutive F1 races

Hamilton just won the Bahrain Grand Prix, but due to a COVID-19 infection, he did not attend the Sakhir Grand Prix 2020 this weekend.

Max Verstappen (left) and Lewis Hamilton at Bahrain Grand Prix 2020.

As soon as the news that Lewis Hamilton was stuck with COVID-19, one of the things that the organizers of Sakhir Grand Prix 2020 are most worried about must be whether there are any F1 stars to follow. The focus was on Max Verstappen because Red Bull’s racer had 7 contacts with the World Champion.

Fortunately, Max Verstappen’s sample was negative. Before that at the Bahrain Grand Prix, Verstappen not only stood on the same stage to win with Hamilton, but also awarded the Cup to the British driver, and they attended the press conference together.

Hamilton’s absence is seen as an opportunity for Verstappen to win the Sakhir Grand Prix when the main rival seems to be just Mercedes Valtteri Bottas. Of course, it is impossible to ignore the fact that Mercedes transferred George Russell from Williams to temporarily replace Hamilton.

In real life, Lewis Hamilton’s shoes are too small for George Russell’s size, but on the track, no one thinks that young British talent has enough power to fit the legendary men’s shoes.

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Lewis Hamilton is ready to receive the title of Knight if he is nominated

Lewis Hamilton has just successfully caught up with the record 7 times F1 defending by legendary Michael Schumacher.

Lewis Hamilton has just announced that he is ready to receive the title of Knight if he is nominated, after catching up with the record 7 times F1 World Championship of legendary Michael Schumacher.

Mercedes star is currently the most successful racer in F1 history, so it is predicted that the media will be named “Sir” on New Year’s Day 2021. Up to now, the three-time champion Jackie Stewart (81 years old) is the only representative of 10 British F1 players to be knighted.

Sir Jackie Stewart is the only British F1 driver to be knighted

Hamilton is not only catching up with the record 7 times F1 championship of the legendary Michael Schumacher but also holds the record 94 times of winning the Grand Prix. The official Royal UK Twitter account @RoyalFamily has 4.2 million followers, while Hamilton’s account attracts 6 million people!

Bahrain Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton set a record again for pole

Early completion of the 7-time goal does not seem to satisfy Lewis Hamilton, when the F1 driver continues to win the Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying round, as a habit!

Lewis Hamilton set a record again for pole

Just catching up with Schumacher’s legendary seven-time F1 championship record, Lewis Hamilton continued to dig deep for the 98th pole record in Bahrain Grand Prix 2020. Now his next goal is to expand the Grand Championship records in Grand Prix ​​up to 95 times.

British racer Valtteri Bottas 0.3 seconds more than 0.3 seconds, 0.4 seconds more than Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. He also set the fastest lap record with 1 minute 27,264 seconds. This is the 10th time that Hamilton has won the pole in 2020, a respectable achievement if the new season has undergone 15 Grand Prix.

If he maintains this form, at the end of this year’s season, Hamilton can set a record of 100 times capturing the pole, a feat that is almost impossible to break. Compared with the soaring Mercedes and Hamilton, Ferraris continued to falter when Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc ranked 11th and 12th respectively.

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Top 10 best F1 drivers of all time and their impressive earnings (Part 1)

Formula 1 (F1) is an annual international racing event that first took place in the 1950s. Owned by Formula One Group, this race is organized by the International Motor Federation (FIA).

As the fastest racing world in the world and undergoing many races (Grand Prix) in different countries each season, F1 is not for athletes “mentally weak” or novice. It is not surprising that the champions in F1 history are very tough racers and have extremely “huge” income.

Here are the 10 best racers in F1 history and how much they make.

10. Nikki Lauda

Ranked 10th on this list, Nikki Lauda is a monument in F1 history. He has 25 Grand Prix victories in his career and 3 times won the championship and is also the only F1 driver to bring the championship to both Ferrari and McLaren teams.

Once, Lauda nearly died in an accident, but just a few weeks later he returned to play and won continuously. In 2019, he died at the age of 70, leaving a fortune of about $ 200 million.

9. Jim Clark

Not only two times F1 champion, but British driver Jim Clark also participated in many other racing competitions. In his F1 career, he has 25 Grand Prix victories. Clark died in an accident at Formula 2 F2) in Hockenheim, Germany in 1968, at the age of 32.

British driver Jim Clark participated in many racing competitions

8. Jackie Stewart

Fans called Jackie Stewart by nickname “Flying Scot” because of his ability to top speed. This year 80 years old, Stewart has 21 Grand Prix victories in his career in F1 racing, winning 3 times and at least 2 times finishing runner-up.

This achievement was even more remarkable when he learned that Stewart had serious dyslexia (Dyslexia). His net worth is about $ 50 million.

7. Nigel Mansell

Nigel Mansell, who retired in 1995, owned a long and successful competitive career with one world championship and 31 Grand Prix victories. At the peak of his career, he was the most popular British F1 driver, to the point that many racing tournaments were named after him. Mansell’s net worth is estimated at $ 90 million.

6. Fernando Alonso

Spanish racer Fernando Alonso has won the F1 championship twice, and both times are final victories over legendary Michael Schumacher. During his playing career, he had 32 Grand Prix victories and was considered the end of Michael Schumacher’s golden age. Alonso owns an estimated net worth of $ 240 million.

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Hamilton also equalized the legendary Michael Schumacher’s record 91 races

On the day Nadal makes a miracle at Roland Garros, the world’s leading F1 driver Lewis Hamilton also has his own joy. The British star overcame many difficulties (second starting only, due to not winning the pole in the qualifying race) to finish No. 1 at the Eifel Grand Prix (Germany).

Hamilton’s victory was multiplied by that time it was the 91st run of his career. This achievement helps the 6-time world champion to balance the previous record set by legendary Michael Schumacher.

In terms of individual achievements, this is clearly a record that will be difficult to break in the future. After the legendary Schumacher, Hamilton is considered a worthy successor when he continuously shows his class at a very different level than the rest of the F1 world racing village .

Next time, Hamilton has 6 more races to be able to surpass Schumacher, thereby creating the history of F1 racing. It is not too much to say that Lewis Hamilton inscribed his name in the temple of the F1 legends. When Schumacher won his 7th and last title in 2004, neither Hamilton nor his rival Sebastian Vettel (four times), had yet to debut F1.

Very few people think of Schumacher’s record being broken, but, Hamilton has gradually created a unique position over the years to approach the achievement of the man. The star born in 1985 is approaching the 7th championship and at that time, perhaps many people call Hamilton a true sports “legend”.

Lewis Hamilton is the richest sports athlete in the UK

6-time world champion F1 driver Lewis Hamilton has been ranked as the richest sports athlete in the UK with a fortune of up to £ 224 million.

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic causing great damage to the global economy, Sun Sports magazine recently announced a list of the richest sports stars in the UK.

Hamilton is richest athlete in the UK with 224 million pounds

Accordingly, each F1 driver championship 6 times world Lewis Hamilton became the winner with a mass of up to 224 million asset table. With the successes on the Formula 1 track, plus the huge remuneration of the Mercedes team (contract 40 million pounds/year), Hamilton is truly one of the most successful racers in history.

In second place, Rory McIlroy is a sports star with a net worth of up to 170 million pounds. The British golfer has just returned to number one golfer in the world golf rankings in February 2020.

It is worth mentioning in the Top 50 richest people in the field of sports, young stars occupy 18 positions. Notably, Anthony Joshua is the only non-footballer on the list. After 2 matches with Andy Ruiz Jr, the puncher owns 4 heavy boxing championship belts, bringing the total value of assets to 107 million pounds.

In another development, Gareth Bale is the richest man in his 30s and under, and ranks above many other football stars. Over the past few years, Bale has proven to be a very good star in the business sector even as Europe is in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Not to mention he is still receiving a salary of 350,000 pounds per week at Real Madrid.

Ranked after Gareth Bale and Anthony Joshua are both famous players playing in the Premier League, including Paul Pogba (£ 50 million), Kevin De Bruyne or David de Gea (£ 34 million).

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Verstappen returned to the podium at Silverstone after 4 years (Part 2)

Verstappen was a little bit short of a surprise win, but 2nd place also gave him and Red Bull the first odium at Silverstone since 2016. This is the second consecutive leg Hamilton and Verstappen finished in two leading positions. Leclerc, after two consecutive empty races, Ferrari’s driver has had the second podium this year with third place in this race.

Ricciardo and Renault have an unexpectedly successful track

Daniel Ricciardo balances his best performance for Renault to fourth place and gives the French team the best results since his return to the F1 team in 2016. Team-mate Esteban Ocon finishes 6th and ‘pocket’ an extra 20 points for the team.

Ocon finished 8th, 7th, and 6th in the last 3 British GP races he attended. This is Renault’s best record at Silverstone since they won with Fernando Alonso in 2006. Lando Norris has the third leg to score at home, also the third time he is in the top 5 for McLaren this season. Alex Albon and Lance Stroll both got the first time in the race at Silverstone when they finished 8th and 9th, respectively.

Verstappen returned to the podium at Silverstone after 4 years

Vettel never finished 10th in the main race during the 240 starting stages of his career until the 2020 season. In the past four races, the four-time world champion has finished 10th place twice, in the first leg in Austria and in Silverstone. Thereby, “warhorse” has the second double point of this season.

Hulkenberg lost his chance to enter the main race due to an engine failure not to explode

Unfortunately, the car had a problem that could not start the engine so the chance of ‘The Hulk’ has ended since the race has not yet started. This is the third time in F1 career, Hulkenberg could not start the race after 2 times at Australian GP 2013 for Sauber and Belgian GP 2015 for Force India.

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Verstappen returned to the podium at Silverstone after 4 years (Part 1)

Lance Stroll has never passed Q1 at Silverstone in the previous entries until the Canadian driver ranked 6th. Pierre Gasly had set the exact same timeline as Stroll in Q2 but was eliminated due to Stroll completing that lap first.

Gasly’s teammate also started in the top 3, but Alex Albon was only 12th and was eliminated in Q2 in the second leg in a row. Last year, the Thai driver even entered Q3 with Toro Rosso and ranked ninth.

Alfa Romeo continues a series of disappointing achievements when no car has passed Q1 in the past 4 races. The main driver Kimi Raikkonen went through 5 stages but could not participate in Q2, a career record of “snowman”, and he was even 3-1 lead by teammate Antonio Giovinazzi in the score.

The main race

A race that brings a lot of deep sadness to many riders, especially those who have experienced unfortunate tire problems in the final laps. However, with his excellent skills, Lewis Hamilton brought his one-wheeled “disabled” Mercedes W11 to the finish line first and won the 7th at Silverstone, reaching a record for the racer with many races. The best home field in history, surpassing Alain Prost with 6 times French GP coronation.

Verstappen returned to the podium at Silverstone after 4 years

Leclerc luckily won the 2nd podium in 2020

The Mercedes star also set a new record for the number of races in the first place from start to finish, surpassing the 19-stage achievement of the idol Senna. The British driver’s victory is the 87th time he has won an F1 race and is only 4 times behind Michael Schumacher’s record.

In addition, the number 44 handlebar just needs to finish the top 3 once more to balance the 155 achievements on the podium of the German legend.

Hamilton had a winning hat-trick after four completed stages from the beginning of the season. In the past, there were 2 seasons in 2014 and 2015 where he did the same thing, and he also won the championship in those seasons.

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British GP statistics: Lewis Hamilton continues to get more records

British GP has a ‘heart-warming’ ending to many people, especially with Mercedes. This team is still happy when their champions continues to win deservedly and set many new impressive records.

The third pole in a row in 2020 is also the 91st pole of Lewis Hamilton‘s career, but more importantly, this achievement helps him hold a new record – the first driver to get 7 poles in the home race.

Meanwhile, Mercedes is also the first team to have 8 consecutive poles at a racetrack in history, stretching from the 2013 season. That number will likely increase to 9 in the next leg next weekend.

Hamilton has 20 races leading all races in his career

This is also the 65th time that the “black pearl” of England has the fastest achievement on Saturday for the team nicknamed “silver arrow”, the number is equal to the pole achievement in the career of legend Ayrton Senna, whom Hamilton always revered and idolized.

Hamilton has 20 races leading all races in his career

Besides, this race is also the 25th time a British driver has won the first starting position in British GP. Hamilton has started for Mercedes a total of 144 races so far, and he also made his first 100 starts for the German team. Mercedes also continued to take the lead with the record of taking the first full line with 66th in history.

Compared to 2019, Mercedes’ ranking performance improved by 0.7 seconds, while Red Bull and Ferrari were both about 0.2 to 0.3 seconds slower with their best performance.

But thanks to the efforts of Max Verstappen, he and Red Bull for the first time since 2016 started in the top 3 at Silverstone. Meanwhile, Ferrari has its best 7th-day performance in 2020 with Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel balancing 2-2 in terms of individual head-to-head scores.

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Lewis Hamilton leveled Michael Schumacher’s record

A historic Sunday at the Nurburgring. After 7 years F1 returned to the German racetrack, F1 racing village has witnessed the great record of 91 winning races leveled by champion Lewis Hamilton. From here he has come a long way to winning the 7th world championship in 2020.

Valtteri Bottas is the winner of the pole position with a new track record – 1 minute 25,269 seconds, his third starting start this season. He has improved 16 places from the only time he went to the racetrack in the past, in 2013 for the Williams racing team, his first F1 season.

Lewis Hamilton ranked No. 2 and brought in the 72nd time Mercedes took the first line

Lewis Hamilton ranked No. 2 and brought in the 72nd time Mercedes took the first line, also the 400th stage in the history of a Mercedes motor vehicle to start in the top 2.

Hamilton and Schumacher both had 91 F1 wins

In 4 of the last 5 F1 races taking place at the Nurburgring, the winners all started 2nd place – including Hamilton himself in 2011. Max Verstappen ranked 3rd in the 5th leg of the last 8 races. when Charles Leclerc and Ferrari got their best Saturday results since the British GP – seven races ago. Alex Albon is only the fourth time this season is in the top 5 in the ranking run

Daniel Ricciardo won sixth for Renault, in the same position he did for Toro Rosso during his previous Nurburgring visit in 2013. Lando Norris beat teammate Carlos Sainz for the first time in six races when both ranked 8 and 10.

Hamilton and Schumacher both had 91 F1 wins

Alternating between them was Sergio Perez, the Racing Point driver whose worst Saturday (dry) performance this year. Sebastian Vettel – the most recent winner here – was eliminated in Q2 and ranked 11th only.

Verstappen targets the final top 2 in 2020

Pierre Gasly (12th) ranked above teammate Daniil Kvyat for the 9th time in 11 races. The Russian driver started 11th or 12th in the last 5 races, but at the Eifel GP, he only got 13th. Antonio Giovinazzi has the best ranking of the year with 14th place, also the first time he passed.

In contrast, the remaining driver of Alfa Romeo, who will become F1’s most experienced driver with the 323 starting stage, begins the race in the last row.

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F1 racing legend Stirling Moss died at the age of 90

Sir Stirling Moss, a legendary British racer, died at the age of 90 after a long battle with illness. He died in the arms of his family on April 12. His departure has caused speed enthusiasts to suffer a living legend. Many F1 teams and riders also shared their grief in the media.

Sir Stirling Moss is considered one of the great monuments in the F1 race of the world despite not having won any championship. He is admired by many for this sport due to his talent as well as his discipline in competition. In 1962, he retired after a serious accident on the track. However, he continued to devote to the development of this speed sport until his death.

Born in 1929, Stirling Moss started his professional racing career in 1948 with the Cooper 500 race. During his entire career, Sir Stirling Moss won 212 race wins out of the 529 races it took. He also finished 16th in a total of 66 F1 races with a record of 4 times runner-up and 3 times ranked 3 all season.

In 1955, he joined Mercedes-Benz racing team with his best teammate and driver Juan Manuel Fangio. Fangio was also the one who defeated Moss in the race to win the championship that year. However, it was Moss who set an unprecedented record at the Mille Miglia race in Italy with the famous Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR bearing 722 when returning to Fangio until 32 minutes.

According to Sir Stirling Moss’s account, Fangio gave him a drink of “panacea” before the race, and despite not knowing what this was, Moss accepted to try. After 10 hours and 7 minutes of playing on the same record, Sir Stirling Moss continued driving all night with his girlfriend to Cologne, had breakfast in Munich and had lunch in Stuttgart.

In tribute to his resounding victory for the racing team, Mercedes-Benz and McLaren even produced special supercar tributes to him as a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition – 722 is also a wearable number of the 300 SLR car that Moss drove. More specifically, the SLR Stirling Moss version was launched in 2009, which is limited to 75 units worldwide. Factory price of this model at launch up to 1 million.

In 1961, Moss was voted BBC’s sports face of the year by the BBC. He was also knighted in 2000 by the Royal Family, received the Segrave Trophy in 2005 as well as the gold medal awarded by the FIA ​​for outstanding contribution to racing in 2006.