In 2020 Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher’s record of seven F1 world championships, while his team went on an unprecedented run of seven straight titles in the constructors’ championship. Both are rewarded with a nomination for this year’s Laureus World Sports Awards, which celebrates the world’s greatest sportsmen and women. Hamilton, who shared last year’s trophy with Lionel Messi, received a nomination for his exploits in the category Laureus World Sportsman of the Year on a shortlist featuring five fellow greats of world sport. The shortlist also includes Spanish tennis legend Rafael Nadal, who won Roland Garros for a 13th time last year, Los Angeles Lakers NBA star LeBron James, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski as well as track and field athletes Armand Duplantis and Joshua Cheptegei. Read Also: Ranked! Top 10 Mercedes F1 cars of all time In the category World Team of the Year, Mercedes has been selected alongside NBA champions LA Lakers, the Super Bowl-winning Kansas City Chiefs, Argentina’s male rugby team and football giants Bayern Munich and Liverpool. Bayern and Liverpool each won their respective domestic leagues, while the German outfit also conquered the Champions League. Mercedes previously won the trophy in 2018 and has been on… Read full this story
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