BREAKING: Lewis Hamilton renews his contract with Mercedes!

08-02-2021 11:00 | Updated: 08-02-2021 12:21
by GPblog.com
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BREAKING: Lewis Hamilton renews his contract with Mercedes!

Lewis Hamilton has extended his contract with Mercedes. After several weeks of speculation about the seven-time F1 World Champion's future, the team announces that they have reached an agreement with him with will see the Brit race in 2021. 

Hamilton has been driving for Mercedes since 2013 and has achieved plenty of success with them. Many speak of perhaps the best collaboration ever in Formula 1, bigger than Michael Schumacher with Ferrari. In just one of his seasons at Mercedes, he did not become world champion. In 2016 his teammate Nico Rosberg finally beat him. The team have dominated the sport since 2014. 

New records

Now that Hamilton has extended his contract, he can set course for new records. He now has the record of most race victories, and with his seventh world title, he has also matched Michael Schumacher's record. With his contract extension, he will undoubtedly focus all his energies on improving this record. It seems only a matter of time until the next record is broken by the 36-year-old driver.

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