Lewis Hamilton was stunned after Mick Schumacher presented him with one of his father Michael's crash helmets after the Mercedes star's record of 91 Formula 1 victories at the Eifel Grand Prix
In the last few years of Formula 1, not many have managed to surprise Lewis Hamilton.
But Mick Schumacher surprised the world champion after the Grand Prix of Eifel, which Hamilton largely dominated with his 91st Formula 1 victory.
The Briton achieved Michael Schumacher's record and was greeted by the son of the German legend in Parc Ferme when he was interviewed after the race.
Mick, who leads the F2 championship and could play in F1 next season, presented Hamilton one of his father's crash helmets while at Mercedes in 2012.
Hamilton replaced Schumacher on the team in 2013 and, after shaking hands with Mick, spoke about how he had never dreamed of hitting Schumacher's record growing up watching the former Ferrari star dominate the sport.
"I don't even know what to say," he said after the race. “When you grow up and watch someone and really adore them for the quality of the driver they are.
“When I saw his dominance for so long, I didn't think I'd be anywhere near Michael in terms of record, so it's an incredible honor. It will take some time to get used to it.
“It wasn't until I got into the pit lane that I realized that I had made it. A big thank you and great respect to Michael. I feel humiliated from moment to moment. Hopefully we have more records to break. & # 39;
Hamilton wondered how he would drive in racing games with his brother as a Schumacher and that after his victory at the Nürburgring it was incredible to achieve his record.
"I remember sitting with my brother and father every Sunday watching races and Michael storming in front of me," he told Sky Sports.
“We would watch the first half and in the end my brother and I would be playing a computer game upstairs and I would be Michael.
“I was always Michael, he was phenomenal. I was 13 or 14. I dreamed of being here one day, but this is beyond my wildest dreams of getting Michael's victories. It's very hard to describe how I feel like my mind has blown. I have a bit of a headache!