Lewis Hamilton wants to continue with Mercedes: “We are going to make a new contract”

Lewis Hamilton wants to continue with Mercedes: “We are going to make a new contract”


Lewis Hamilton He is busy at the back and his contract ends after 2023 with the team Mercedes expand. The seven-time world champion still seems not ready for Formula 1 and has announced that he will enter into talks with his employer Mercedes in the coming months.

Hamilton’s contract expires after 2023, but the English driver is not yet done racing in Formula 1. Although the man from Stevenage will be 39 at the start of the 2024 season, he is now determined to extend his career in the premier class. . Toto Wolff previously revealed that he expected Hamilton to want to continue with the team and the current number six in the world championships is now also confirming the news for the first time: “We are going to do a new contract,” said the statement. BBC with him during an in-depth interview.

Love for Mercedes

“We will sit and discuss it in the coming months, I would say,” he assures during the interview. For this, Hamilton wants to remain connected to his racing family. “My goal is to stay with Mercedes. I’ve been with Mercedes since I was 13 years old. It’s my family. Mercedes-Benz has stood by me through thick and thin. They stood behind me when I was suspended from school. They stood behind me with everything that happened in 2020 [rondom het verhogen van diversiteit en inclusiviteit in de Formule 1]. They were behind me through almost all my mistakes and my ups and downs,” he says.

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There is no end for now

So the end is not in sight. “I want to keep racing. I love what I do. I’ve been doing it for 30 years and I don’t feel like stopping. I’m still trying to do better. I could stop now and then do a lot of other things to do, but I’m still here because of the love I have for the organization I’m in . So yes, you’ve been with me for a while,” concludes the seven-time world champion.

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