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Lewis Hamilton broke a Formula One record in Brazil

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It’s not been the easiest of seasons for Lewis Hamilton. Three times

Three times he has suffered from mechanical failures and now, with just one race left in the Formula One season, Nico Rosberg is odds on to deny him his third consecutive title. Despite

Despite this, though, he broke a Formula One record with victory in Brazil on Sunday.

Hamilton won his first race in Brazil this weekend in a rain-affected race, though the achievement was slightly overlooked after a fantastic drive by Max Verstappen as the Dutch driver climbed from 15th to reach the podium in the closing laps of the race.

The victory was Hamilton's 52nd career win and took him into second on the all-time list, above Alan Prost, and behind only Michael Schumacher.

Despite the victory, the 31-year old is still 12 points behind team mate and Championship leader Nico Rosberg.

Hamilton’s victory over Rosberg in Brazil on Sunday means that the title race will go to the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi. He will however not be guaranteed the Championship with a win, as if Rosberg can finish on the podium, he will win the first title of his career.

It wasn’t all doom and gloom for Hamilton though, who went past an F1 record with victory in Brazil. The Englishman became the first Formula One driver to win races on 24 different circuits, after winning his first race at Interlagos at the tenth attempt.

The race for the Championship will go down to the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi, but it is certainly Rosberg’s to lose as he goes hunting for the first title of his career.

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