Lewis Hamilton is looking forward to the early conclusion of his contract with Mercedes to be assured of the F1 season in 2021.
F1 driver Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes is looking forward to the new contract closing before Christmas this year.
In the 2020 season, Hamilton became the most successful racer in F1 history, equal to Schumacher 7 times in the league. He also helped the home team win the championship for the racing team.
However, Hamilton’s contract with Mercedes is only valid for a few weeks and has not been renewed.
“I plan to play F1 next year. I want to play F1 next year,” 35-year-old Hamilton said after finishing third at the last leg in Abu Dhabi. “I hope I can start contract negotiations this week and close before Christmas.”
Red Bull looks for a companion with Max Verstappen. While Hamilton waits for Mercedes to renew his contract, runner-up Red Bull is considering who will be with Max Verstappen in season 2021: Thai racer Alexander Albon or Mexican driver Sergio Perez?
According to boss Christian Horner, the impressive performance in Abu Dhabi will probably help Alexander Albon stay alive.
Team Williams is about to reform from the upper floors. In the Williams racing team, the US bosses at Dorilton Capital need to define a leadership structure under the boss Simon Roberts.
Simon Roberts said: “There are a lot of talks with Dorilton. When it’s ready, we’ll announce the team’s intentions to how it will evolve”.
Ferrari is looking for a replacement for CEO Louis Camilleri. As for Ferrari, the team is looking for a replacement for CEO Louis Camilleri, after he suddenly announced his retirement last week due to personal reasons.
Meanwhile, Haas is handling the situation of Russian driver Nikita Mazepin, who was invited to the team but caused social storms by groping a female visitor in the car.
And finally, under the new leadership Stefano Domenicali, F1 has just announced the schedule from January 2021 with the gap on April 25, 2021, which is for the Vietnamese Grand Prix, which currently has no candidates to fill.