The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team claims the FIA Formula One Constructors’ Championship for the seventh time in a row- setting a new world record for most consecutive Constructors’ Championships in the sport, the company announced on its website on Sunday.
“Lewis and Valtteri are the only two drivers who can still win this year’s Drivers’ Championship, securing the seventh consecutive Drivers’ Title for the team as well.
“Lewis claimed his 93rd F1 victory – his ninth of the 2020 season and his first at Imola and also led his 5,000th lap in Formula One at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
“Valtteri came home in P2, securing the 58th 1-2 finish for Mercedes in Formula One.
“The result marked 100th win for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team in the hybrid era as well as the 500th podium place for Mercedes-Benz power.
“The result also marks the 100th victory for Toto Wolff as Team Principal of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team.
“Lewis (282 points) leads the Drivers’ Championship by 85 points from Valtteri (197 points). “The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team (479 points) leads Red Bull Racing (226 points) by 253 points in the Constructors’ Championship – an unassailable lead in the Constructors’ Championship with four races to go.”