As Lewis Hamilton's contract with Mercedes nears its conclusion in 2023, he is now poised to engage in crucial discussions with team principal Toto Wolff. The talk is about to revolve around him renewing his contract with Formula 1 and extending his position in the team.
‘I'm working as hard as I can with this team and I see so much strength within the team. They are still so hungry.' – said Lewis.
Lewis Hamilton’s career has experienced unprecedented success after joining Mercedes in 2013. He won six of his seven Formula 1 titles with this team, an astonishing number of 103 pole positions and 103 victories, and broke world records, establishing himself as the most renowned Formula 1 in history. Following his achievements, Hamilton has made it clear that he is not ready to bid farewell to the sport just yet. He is about to engage in a discussion about renewing his contract and continuing his remarkable legacy.
As Lewis Hamilton's existing contract nears its expiration, there were speculations suggesting him potentially moving from Mercedes to Ferrari in 2024. Both Hamilton and Mercedes dismissed these rumors last month. The focus now shifts towards negotiations for a new contract between Hamilton and Mercedes' team principal, Wolff.
‘We just need time to sit over a coffee. That's going to take half an hour.' – revealed Toto Wolff.
‘I haven't signed anything yet, but I think we are meeting with Toto tomorrow [Monday], so hopefully, we can get something done,' – said Lewis.
Lewis Hamilton has expressed his desire to remain with Mercedes for life and his happiness towards resigning his contract and continued partnership with the Mercedes team.
‘You could see today my performance is not affected by that, but it's always something that's at the back of your mind. Once that's done, then you are able to then focus more and think about the future.' -commented Lewis.