All eyes are on Lewis Hamilton this weekend in the Turkish GP. The British pilot has a shot to conquer his seventh world title, for which he needs something relatively simple for him: win or come second.
With either of those two results, whatever you do Valtteri Bottas, who is the only one who can mathematically snatch the title from him, will add at least 19 points to increase the current 85-point lead by 104 points. Then there are many other combinations, but in any case they are feasible for him.
The only bullet that Bottas has left to prevent Hamilton from being a champion without having to look at his results is far from being far-fetched. With a Mercedes at the controls it is more than feasible that the Finn can achieve a win and a fast lap. If not, the title can end up in the hands of the Briton in his first option depending on his final position.
Formula 1 itself has shared the accounts: the moment Bottas does not win, Hamilton is very close to the championship immediately, since Any result of those he has achieved in this 2020 would be worth it.
A seventh world title is within touching distance for @LewisHamilton this weekend 🏆
– Formula 1 (@ F1) November 12, 2020
Although it looked like it was going to be a weekend outing for Mercedes, the difficult conditions at Istanbul Park surprised everyone. A very slippery asphalt coupled with heavy rain have turned the Turkish rink into a skating rink. This is where Max Verstappen He gave the chest the ‘do’, with the best time in the three free practice sessions, which gives a good example of the unknown in which this GP has become.