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Ecclestone 'surprised' Hamilton wanted to continue in F1

Article To news overview © rn365/michaelpotts Bernie Ecclestone says he was "surprised" that Lewis Hamilton chose to continue in F1 this year, as he had not expected the Mercedes driver to want to surpass Michael Schumacher's record number of titles. Hamilton currently sits on equal footing with Schumacher, with both having achieved seven Formula 1 World Championships. If Hamilton triumphs in his title fight with Max Verstappen this season, the Briton will claim a record eighth. Ecclestone does not believe, though, that this would detract from what Schumacher managed during his time in the sport. "No, not at all," Ecclestone told RTL when asked if an eighth...
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