Hamilton wins Portuguese Grand Prix for 97th career victory

Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium after winning the Portuguese Formula One Grand Prix race at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimao on May 2, 2021.
 

Photo credit: Gabriel Bouys | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The Red Bulls are emerging as serious challengers to Mercedes' supremacy but the world champions have evidently worked hard to redress any imbalance in performance between the two teams.
  • And after three legs of this record 23-race season it is Hamilton in his quest for a record eighth world crown that has won twice, adding this to his opening success in Bahrain, with Verstappen the winner in Imola.

Portimao, Portugal

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