Mercedes hints at imminent Hamilton F1 contract renewal

Out of contract on the finish of this season, Hamilton and Mercedes elected to postpone renewal talks till the star driver had wrapped up his seventh Method 1 title.

Hamilton lately mentioned he’d wish to have a brand new deal sorted earlier than Christmas, a goal that appears set to be comfortably met primarily based on a tweet from the Mercedes crew.

Underneath the caption #Announce the squad tweeted a quote from Hamilton expressing a want to signal on for 2021.

“I plan to be right here subsequent yr. I need to be right here subsequent yr,” the quote learn.

“I feel we as a crew have extra to do collectively and extra to realize, each within the sport however much more exterior it.”

Affirmation of a brand new Hamilton deal will formally lock within the Mercedes line-up for the 2021 season, with Valtteri Bottas already signed.

Hamilton was, nonetheless, listed as a Mercedes driver on the preliminary FIA entry checklist that was unveiled final week.

Mercedes and Purple Bull are the final two groups to make their 2021 line-ups official, though the latter is predicted to announce Sergio Perez alongside Max Verstappen as quickly as immediately (Friday).


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