Celebrities Including Rita Ora & Ben Stiller Salute Lewis Hamilton on His Record 100th F1 Win

Published 09/27/2021, 8:05 AM EDT


From Canada in 2007 to Russia in 2021, Lewis Hamilton has won a hundred races. An unmatched feat in the sport, the Briton has only re-established himself as a true legend of the sport. One of the greatest athletes of our time, the world celebrated the driver’s achievement with him.

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Many celebrities from various industries congratulated the champion for achieving this milestone. From motorsport to music to Hollywood, Lewis Hamilton has taken the world by storm!

Celebrities congratulate centurion Lewis Hamilton

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Night at the Museum star Ben Stiller congratulated the champion for his incredible achievement. Additionally, music producer Spinz as well Olympian Miles Chamley-Watson hailed the driver as the GOAT. Closer to home, Susie Wolff, too, appreciated the Mercedes driver.

Award-winning Hamilton superfan, Travon Free, was also excited for the driver. He was one of many as Hamilton’s friends like Rita Ora, Yara Shahidi, June Ambrose joined hands in congratulating the driver.

 

Further, the world of Motorsport hailed its new legend. Valentino Rossi, David Coulthard, and Mark Webber were in awe of the reigning champion.

Closer to home…

The Formula One community celebrated the first triple-digit victory in its history. Hamilton’s team principal, Toto Wolff, was as proud as ever of his driver. “Such an amazing achievement we can be a part of and witness.”

Further, his current and future teammates also congratulated the Mercedes icon on his 100th race victory.

The man of the moment, Lewis Hamilton, divulged in the many emotions he felt as he crossed the checkered flag at Sochi. Another record in the bag; his eyes are set on that record-breaking eighth title.

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In the press conference following the Russian GP, Hamilton credited the Silver Arrows for his magnificent success. “It’s a magical moment.. having this opportunity to win these races and get to drive against such phenomenal talent this late in my career and to continue to building with Mercedes…this is just a special moment for everyone that has been a part of it. I’ve had the most incredible team.”

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As the driver is far from tired of tasting the victor’s champagne, there are many more wins in Hamilton’s career. Now, he has one more milestone to reach: the eighth world championship title.

Watch this story: Lewis Hamilton: Ranking His F1 World Titles From 2008 to 2020

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Shreya Sanjeev

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Shreya Sanjeev is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Having attained a journalism degree from St Xavier's College, she finds comfort in the sound of her keyboard while typing and excitement in the sound of F1 cars speeding on a track. A street circuit and Daniel Ricciardo fan through and through, Shreya claims the 2018 Monaco GP to be one of her favorite races of all time.

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