Lewis Hamilton became the world champion on an auto racing in a class «Formula-1»
Briton Lewis Hamilton of team Mercedes for the sixth time in his career won the world championship on an auto racing in a class «Formula-1». Finishing in second place at the U.S. Grand Prix in Texas, he became out of reach for second-ranked Valteri Bottas. Finnish driver won the race, but it was not enough to compete with Hamilton for the championship. While Bottas for the two races to the end of the season secured himself the Vice championship.
This season Hamilton has won 10 races, including the Grand Prix of Russia in Sochi. At the Bottom it was the fourth victory of the season.
The record for the number of titles belongs to the German Michael Schumacher, who seven times was the first at the end of the season.
Russian driver Daniil Kvyat crossed the finish line tenth, but after investigation, the judges awarded him a five second penalty. The result Kvyat was 12th and were left without points in this race.