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).