Verstappen has deposed Hamilton as F1's new Senna

Verstappen has deposed Hamilton as F1's new Senna

Lewis Hamilton has always worn his admiration for Ayrton Senna on his sleeve (or head), but on the weekend the Briton finally won at his hero's home track it was clear that there's another driver playing the Senna role in modern Formula 1

Lewis Hamilton described winning the Brazilian Grand Prix as a dream come true, because after 10 attempts he had finally won in the home country of his hero Ayrton Senna.

The reigning world champion was utterly dominant on Sunday afternoon, further enhancing his credentials in the wet with the kind of performance that was reminiscent of Senna.

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