The world of Formula 1 was totally shaken by the statements of this Saturday of Lewis hamilton. The Brit has not yet renewed his contract with the team Mercedes, and if it continues in the next season, it must do so in the coming weeks. From the German structure they only limit themselves to answering that the conditions to sit down and talk are not yet in place and Hamilton does not rule out the retirement.
The Briton gave explosive statements to the British network Sky Sports and surprised all the fans of Formula 1. Hamilton clarified that he looks out of the top category, and stressed that it will not be long before that happens. In addition, he advanced his plans for when he decides to make the decision to abandon everything.
I definitely think about what will come next. I’m working on different projects, although nothing that is big enough to talk about right now. I’m working on these other things while trying to be as prepared as possible, ”said Hamilton to the surprise of journalists and fans.
Unhappy despite everything?
On the other hand, the Mercedes driver who hopes to reach his seventh title and enter the history books, assured that he is not in his prime. “I don’t think I’m at my best, I’m sure I’m in a good area and I still want to keep running, but I don’t know how long it will take. It definitely won’t be long before I stop, so I’m in a period of slowly discovering what the future holds, “he said.
Next year yes
Despite anticipating that he does not know when he will retire, Hamilton was able to ensure that next year he will be present in Formula 1. However, the British driver did not advance if he will do so with the Mercedes team, or will face other challenges. Laughing, Hamilton ended the interview by saying: “At least you have a little time not to worry.”