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Vettel sent text urging Hamilton to break record

Sebastian Vettel has revealed he texted Lewis Hamilton before the Portuguese Grand Prix, urging him to break Michael Schumacher’s F1 wins record. Even though Vettel himself was also on the grid! Of course, we know that this season the Ferrari driver is not a candidate for race victories, or even podium finishes for that matter. Starting 15th at Portimao, it would have taken an unusual sequence of events for Vettel to challenge Hamilton as the Briton eased to his record-breaking 92nd Formula 1 race win, surpassing Schumacher’s mark which he had equalled at the Nurburgring two Sundays earlier. Although the sport’s two most successful racers of the current era have had their moments in...
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