How Lewis Hamilton turned science and chemistry into art to win the Turkish grand prix

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Lewis Hamilton celebrates with his seventh world title trophy at the 2020 Turkish Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton celebrates with his seventh world title trophy at the 2020 Turkish Grand Prix.
Bryn Lennon

• Lewis Hamilton qualified sixth for the Turkish Grand Prix in terrible conditions for all.
• Hamilton managed his tyres in unbelievable fashion and drove to victory.
• Not only did he win his 94th race, but also clinched his seventh world title.
• For more motoring stories, go to Wheels24.

Last Saturday, Lewis Hamilton qualified sixth for last weekend's Turkish Grand Prix – a whopping five seconds behind the pole position time of Racing Point's Lance Stroll. Yet through superior patience and judgement, 24 hours later he won what would turn out to be the wettest, wackiest race of the year by a staggering 31 seconds ahead of the second-placed Sergio Perez. 

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