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Powerful Hamilton expected: 'He wants to be the only record world champion'

Powerful Hamilton expected: 'He wants to be the only record world champion'

6 February - 11:00 Last update: 11:07
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It looks like Lewis Hamilton will just be back at the Bahrain Grand Prix next month to finish the first race. The Briton let slip on Saturday night after months of silence, appearing to be prepping for a return.

Hamilton did not have an easy time dealing with his loss in Abu Dhabi in recent months. The seven-time world champion was ahead of Max Verstappen and seemed to be beating the competitor, but on the last lap, the Dutchman still managed to get past him and take the world title.

Since then, rumours were strong that Hamilton would choose to leave Formula 1 for good. Mercedes let it be known that Hamilton would have serious doubts about a return and the driver did not let anything more be heard from his side. This weekend he put something back on his social media, with which Mercedes seems to be able to count on him.

Hamilton goes for record

Formula 1 chief Ross Brawn had long been confident that Hamilton would continue to drive at Mercedes. According to him, the fans can prepare for a sharp Hamilton who is keen to grab the world title this year. "Lewis wants to be the only record world champion and I think he has the best chances with Mercedes," he said in conversation with Sport1.

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