Hamilton wins Person of the Year at the FIA ​​awards

Lewis Hamilton, who won seven years in the world, was the big winner as the Formula One governing body held an annual awards ceremony with video conferences on Friday night due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Mercedes driver was voted Person of the Year by permanently certified media and also received the FIA ​​President award alongside Michael Schumacher, Ferrari, the only other seven-time champion.

In addition, Hamilton received the Club d’Italia (ACI) Automobile Cup as the highest points scorer from three unprecedented F1 races held in Italy.

The 35-year-old Brit won at Imola and Mugello and placed seventh at Monza, placing the fastest laps in all three rounds.

Hamilton took his career to an award-winning level of 95, along with seven equivalent titles, making him the most successful F1 driver ever.

Bahrain Grand Prix merchants and medical car crew Ian Roberts and Alan van der Merwe also received an FIA President’s award for helping French driver Romain Grosjean escape a fireball after his car went missing. through a barrier and split into two halves.

Yuki Tsunoda of Japan, who is graduating to F1 with AlphaTauri next year replacing Daniil Kvyat, was named Rookie of the Year while Kimi Raikkonen fans voted Alfa Romeo who won Action of the Year.

“2020 has been an unprecedented year and it is amazing to be here and to be able to honor our heroes,” said FIA President Jean Todt.

“Most importantly, through creativity and convenience, we have been able to run competitions – and we have heroes to celebrate.”