The renewal contract of Lewis Hamilton of the most watched novels of the end of the season. The Brit ends his link with the team Mercedes when the end of the year comes, and it is not yet confirmed that it will happen next year. Although on the list that is presented before facing the 2021 championship, Hamilton is in the German team, no official announcement has yet been made.
In recent days the head of the Mercedes team, Toto wolff He had assured that the negotiations would begin after the British pilot secured the seventh title of his career. But this did not happen. After the Turkish Grand Prix, which enshrined Hamilton, they assured that there would be news at the end of the year, and here we are still waiting.
“We were delayed, but we always said that we would do it after winning the title, but then the virus delayed us another 10 days. Now we just have to sit down, maybe it’s virtual or live, “said Wolff after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, in which Hamilton returned after contracting coronavirus (COVID-19). For his part, the champion repeated his boss’s speech.
I hope we get this over with in the next few weeks. I would love … We would love to have signed before Christmas, “said Hamilton on Thursday to the American media ‘Racer’. Your partner, Valtteri Bottas it already confirmed its continuity a few months ago. However, his position was at risk because George Russell had a better performance at the Sakhir Grand Prix.
Finally, Hamilton assured that the plans for 2021 are more than clear. «I plan to be in Formula 1 in 2021. I want to be in the Formula 1 in 2021. I think that we, as a team, have more to do and more to achieve in sport, and even outside of sport. That’s what I think. I hope that we can start negotiating this week and that everything is over by Christmas, “said the champion.
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