The future of the team’s drivers Mercedes began to be on the tightrope lately. At the end of 2020 many began to rumor that Lewis hamilton he was not going to continue in the German structure after the negotiation of his contract. However, this year there is already talk that Valtteri Bottas will not be in 2022. Now the Brit is already talking about his future: “I hope I don’t run.”
The seven-time champion has thousands of offers outside the motor world. Music, modeling and activism are his most recognized activities outside the circuits. In addition, he already made an offer more than ‘accessible’ to the Mercedes team. The British would agree to reduce his salary for the next season and thus continue at least one more year in the Formula 1.
In an interview collected by the Spanish media Soymotor.com, Lewis Hamilton spoke about what lies ahead in his sporting future. There he confirmed that he does not see himself running beyond 40 years of age (today he is 36). However, he did not confirm when or at what moment his career will end, which began in 2007 in the team. Mclaren.
“Actually, I hope I don’t run anymore at 40 years old. That would be difficult, because there are many things that I still want to do ”, confirmed the Mercedes driver. Notably, Hamilton’s contract ends at the end of the season, so negotiations should already begin. According to several portals, the Briton wants to continue one more year with Mercedes, with chances of extending for another period.
On the other hand, the seven-time champion assured that he is happy to compete against Max verstappen this season. “Things develop so fast in life that it may surprise you, I discover new things about myself every day. For example, I didn’t expect to have so much fun this season. We respect each other on and off the court, and there is nothing that needs to change. He’s a great driver and it’s a lot of fun to race against him.
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