Hamilton firmly took the lead, not only that, this 52-driver round also set a new track record with 1 minute 28,335 seconds. And the 53rd round again broke the next record with 1 minute 28,257 seconds.
In the 54-55 rounds, Vettel overcame Raikkonen and Magnussen to rank 11, the chance for Ferrari’s rider to end in the group of points, when the opponent ahead is only Giovinazzi and the distance is only is 1.5 seconds. But the German driver still cannot score at the end of the race in 11th place.
At the end of 60 laps without too much volatility, defending champion Hamilton excelled at the Nurburgring to win the German GP 2020 championship. Verstappen finished second with a new record of the track – 1 minute 28,139 seconds. before Ricciardo.
The next riders in the top 10 include: Perez / Racing Point, Sainz / McLaren, Gasly / Alpha Tauri, Leclerc / Ferrari, Hulkenberg / Racing Point, Grosjean / Haas and Giovinazzi of Alfa Romeo.
With this result, 14 years after Michael Schumacher’s final victory in Shanghai, Hamilton has matched the legend of F1 with his 91st career win. Winning brings 230 points on the individual standings, leading the way to the championship season. Bottas (161 points), although empty-handed, still maintains 2nd place, leading Verstappen (144 points – 1 more point due to possession of fastest-lap).
Ricciardo with 78 points, surpassed both Norris (65) and Albon (64) to get to 4th place. The next positions are compared by the riders, Norris, Albon and Leclerc respectively with 63 points. after this race.
Mercedes still holds the first place with 381 points. Red Bull confirmed its position with 211 points, Racing Point (120 points) advanced to 3rd place after both their riders scored this stage.
McLaren (116 points) ranked 4th, and Renault finished in the top 5 with 114 points. There will be a competition for this top position in the next exciting races.