Michael Schumacher’s son Mick suggests the prospect of Lewis Hamilton equalling the Ferrari great’s all-time record of 91 wins has specified him one thing to aim for when he receives to Method 1.

Hamilton, who changed Schumacher senior at Mercedes in 2013, can consider his 91st victory in Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix in Sochi — a race he has won 4 periods previously.

“1 sentence my dad usually used to say was, ‘Records are there to be broken.’ It truly is everybody’s aim in this sport to do that,” Method Two championship leader Mick explained on Friday.

“I think Lewis experienced a incredibly, incredibly great run. He experienced a incredibly consecutive and optimistic run.

“It truly is great for the sport. … the next aim would be then I guess for me, if I do make the move (up), to split that once again,” additional the 21-year-old.

Seven-time earth champion Michael Schumacher took his past get with Ferrari in China in 2006. He has not appeared in community given that he suffered significant head injuries in a 2013 skiing incident.

Hamilton is on program for a seventh crown and is set to exchange the German as the most profitable F1 driver of all time. The Briton presently has additional pole positions, podiums and details finishes.

Hamilton explained he prized the helmet he exchanged with Schumacher in Abu Dhabi in 2012 and felt ‘pure admiration’ for a male he to start with fulfilled as a youngster at the German’s kart track in Kerpen.

Requested no matter whether he may possibly lose a tear as Schumacher did when he matched the late Brazilian triple champion Ayrton Senna’s 41 wins in 2000, Hamilton explained he remembered that but was not concentrated on the numbers.

“I can’t notify you how I am heading to feel, or what it is heading to mean, or if it can be heading to mean just about anything,” explained the Briton, an active campaigner for racial equality and justice.

“There is certainly other and bigger troubles happening in the earth.”

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, for whom compatriot Schumacher was a boyhood idol and who has fifty three career wins, explained he would have blended feelings.

“On 1 hand, I will be unfortunate simply because Michael is however my hero,” explained the 4-time earth champion. “On the other hand, I will be incredibly happy for Lewis.

“I think he deserves all the achievement he has experienced in the past several years, and he is heading to have in this year … and the next several years.”