Motor racing-Reaction to Lewis Hamilton’s sixth Formula One title

Nov 3 (Reuters) – Britain’s Lewis Hamilton won his sixth
Formula One championship on Sunday. The following is some
reaction to the Mercedes driver’s achievement:

VALTTERI BOTTAS, race winner and team mate
“Big congrats to him. I personally failed on my target this
year but there is always next year. He deserves it. He had a
strong season.”

TOTO WOLFF, Mercedes F1 team principal on future
“I think he’s still very motivated and you can see that he
wants to win every single race. As long as that is the case, I
think he can go for more. We need to provide him with a good car
and then I think there is no limit, personally.”

PETER ‘BONO’ BONNINGTON, race engineer, over the radio
“Get in there, Lewis. What a drive mate, that is it.
Champion of the world. Did it in style, mate, you did that in

Red Bull’s MAX VERSTAPPEN, third on Sunday
“It’s very impressive, what else to say? He’s just doing
phenomenally, has a great team behind him and I hope we can take
the fight to them next year.”

NICO ROSBERG, retired 2016 champion and former team mate
“Karting together who would have thought that we’d both be
#F1 world champion one day. And you? You’ve achieved it for the
sixth time – on your way to becoming the GOAT. Impressive! My
greatest respect – enjoy these moments and celebrate. Well
deserved.” – on Twitter.

CHRISTIAN HORNER, Red Bull team boss
“That achievement is nothing short of outstanding. To have
achieved six world championships is a phenomenal effort… An
incredible score rate. I hope we can challenge him more before
he achieves his seventh.”

“Unbelievable win. Six world championships. Who would ever
have dreamed of it… it means the world to him.”

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