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Reviews Mercedes team boss: with Hamilton still «One time thumbnails»

12:00  03 may  2021
12:00  03 may  2021 Source:   de.motorsport.com

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Hamilton and Mercedes spent much of last year negotiating before they announced a one -year deal in February, with the season starting in March, and Wolff has said they would not leave it so late again. “Our relationship is growing stronger every year and it’s about time to really give it a little nudge and start to speak and this is what we are going to do soon,” he added. Wolff answered ‘no’ to a question about whether negotiations had already started. Team mate Valtteri Bottas, who qualified on pole for Sunday’s race at the Algarve circuit with Hamilton second, is also out of contract at the end of the

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff had targeted the gaps in the second half of the coronavirus-affected schedule to sit down with Hamilton and negotiate a new contract, but the first two opportunities to do that have passed. Negotiations are still yet to begin, less than two months before the end of the season and with little more remaining until the end of 2020. Asked by The Race ahead of the Portuguese Grand Prix if it is a formality he will sign a new deal or whether something specific is holding the process up, Hamilton said: “Not particularly.

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff is firmly expecting a contract extension from World Champion Lewis Hamilton to this Formula 1 season.

Portugal-Sieger Lewis Hamilton hatte bei Mercedes zuletzt nur einen Einjahresvertrag unterschrieben. © Gabriel Bouys / Pool AFP / AP / DPA Portugal winner Lewis Hamilton had signed only one year-old contract at Mercedes.

"At the moment we just can not imagine that we are not at a time," said the Austrian after the victory of the World Cup leader at the Grand Prix of Portugal. Hamilton last signed after delayed negotiations only a one-year contract and thus speculation about a career end of this season.

"It's a fancy fun, I'm fun, the team is fun," Wolff said in Portimão about the current cooperation with the British. Hamilton has been driving for the work team since the beginning of 2013, six of his seven titles he won with Mercedes. Through its 97th Grand Prix Success in Portugal, the 36-year-old leads to Max again after three seasonal runs with eight points ahead of the overall ranking. With his eighth World Cup triumph, Hamilton would surpass the record of Michael Schumacher.

The Superstar had also talked to the Algarve by a future at Mercedes even. "I'm planning to be here next year," Hamilton had said. In addition to the generation duel with stages that irritates him, he wants to use the Formula 1 stage in the fight against racism and for more diversity. Legally set but Hamilton has not yet. "I'm pretty spontaneous, so that can change quickly," he said.

Similarly indicated team boss Wolff. "Maybe he thinks it differently, but at the moment the sails are set," said the 49-year-old.

Why the Bottas accident in Imola for Mercedes could be double expensive .
© Motorsport Images gets the accident of Valtteri Bottas Mercedes later in the year? "A Mercedes de facto is a dewister is what we need most of all in a costcap environment," Annoys Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff after the accident between Valtteri Bottas and George Russell on Sunday in Imola . Because that could be double bitter for the team. annoying is not only that the Finn in Imola after the accident without important World Cup points remained in the fight against Red Bull.

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