Lewis Hamilton vs. Nico Rosberg – A Formula1 Infographic
The 2014 Formula1 Season will go down in history as the season when Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg fought tooth and nail (without actually using them) for the 2014 Drivers’ Championship. They went from being friends to team-mates to being friends again (or so they claimed!) as the season progressed. (Read: Still Friends, #NoProblem)
In the first half of the season, Lewis Hamilton battled reliability gremlins, a Nico and a Nico-le as he played catch up to Rosberg’s championship lead. However, it was after the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix (their infamous clash!) and the second half of the season where Hamilton struck form to not only overcome the championship deficit (Read: Drive It Like You Stole It), but also take a slender lead as the sport dreaded a not-so-popular result via the farcical double points that were to be awarded at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. (Read: Abu Double Grand Prix)
Eventually, Lewis Hamilton won the 2014 Formula One Drivers’ Championship while Nico Rosberg, who was re-named to Nico Ros-boo-rg mid-season, ended up winning more hearts for his graciousness in defeat (Read: ROS The Boss). In a battle that ebbed and flowed all season long, here’s a super Formula1 infographic by Spreadex, one of UK’s leading sports spread betting websites, that captures their season long battle with a variety of statistics.