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Can Lewis Hamilton become the new F1 World Champion?

Posted on | October 31, 2008 | No Comments

Formula one has reached it’s final round at Interlagos Brazil, and the days when Michael Schumacher ruled formula one , the title being already decided a few races before the last one, are long gone now.The race for the Formula one World Championship title is still open and it seems it will be decided on Sunday at Interlagos, Brazil between the British Lewis Hamilton and the Brazilian Felipe Massa.



The top favorite for this seasons World Championship title is Lewis Hamilton, who has most of the chances to win the title, while Massa has only slim chances.After a captivating season Lewis Hamilton leads the drivers table with no less than 94 points, while Massa follows in second place with 87 points.

It has been a thrilling season where, there where no more team orders like in the past, and drivers of the same team fought against each other. In all there where 7 different race winners and 4 different drivers leaded the driver’s table.There where 17 races, and there was no clear favorite to dominate the formula one championship, and the race for the world title is an open battle until the end.

Lewis Hamilton has the chance to break several records if he wins on Sunday and can take his revenge, after last season he lost the title, although he was favorite, after a bad performance in the last round.If he wins at Interlagos he can become the youngest driver in history to have won the title, the second British after Damon Hill, and the first colored person to win a F1 World Title.Lewis Hamilton said that he needs to concentrate and work seriously to prove his value and he wants to end the season with a victory.In order for Lewis to win the championship he needs only to secure position five at the end of the race, so the chances for Massa to claim the title are very small.

But miracles have been seen before, and Massa might become, with help from above, the second Brazilian after the legendary Ayrton Senna to win the F1 World title.Will Hamilton be able to prove that he has learned from the mistakes of the past and this time he will not let the title slip from his hands like he did last year in the same place, when he lost the title to Raikkonen after an intense fight with his team mate Fernando Alonso?We will find out on Sunday.



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