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Sport Hamilton and Mercedes deny wage rumors

06:25  05 july  2020
06:25  05 july  2020 Source:   pressfrom.com

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Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes have dismissed rumours over contract talks and the manufacturer's future in Formula 1. Those reports come amid ongoing rumours about Mercedes ' own long-term future in F1, which is not guaranteed until it signs a new Concorde Agreement.

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Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff have dismissed speculation over excessive claims by the Formula 1 world champion.

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"We haven't had a single conversation about money," said Wolff before the start of the season in Austria on Sunday. The rumors about Hamilton's alleged desire to significantly increase his million-dollar salary when he renews his contract, which expires at the end of the year, are "total mischief," the team principal said.

Hamilton had previously dismissed reports from British media in hearty words on Instagram. There are no demands. The conversation has not even started. So stop inventing crap, »wrote the 35-year-old. The Brit has been driving for Mercedes since 2013 and has won five of his six World Cup titles with the works team.

Wolff had repeatedly pointed out that due to the corona crisis, there were no concrete discussions with Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas about new contracts. Hamilton is well aware of the economic problems in the auto industry. «And I respect his success and his class. That will lead to a reasonable result, »said the Austrian.

Hamilton wins Styrian GP ahead of Mercedes teammate Bottas .
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won the Styrian Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to clinch an 85th career win and move within six of Michael Schumacher's Formula One record. Most of Schumacher's wins were during a dominant spell with Ferrari, but his old team is struggling badly. For the second time in the past four races, Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel crashed into each other and went out. Hamilton's record-extending 89thMost of Schumacher's wins were during a dominant spell with Ferrari, but his old team is struggling badly. For the second time in the past four races, Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel crashed into each other and went out.

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