Lewis Hamilton signs one-year contract with Mercedes

Formula 1 team Mercedes2021 season for Lewis Hamilton with announced it has signed a new contract. It has long been wondered whether the British pilot will stay with Mercedes in the upcoming season.

On the agenda of Formula 1, which will begin next month, it was on the agenda of which team Lewis Hamilton would compete for in the new season. Many people had predicted that Hamilton would continue on the road in Mercedes, and the predictions were correct.

The Mercedes team, marking the last 7 years in Formula 1, announced the signing of a new contract with British pilot Lewis Hamilton, who became world champion for the 7th time last season.
For months, negotiations between Hamilton and Mercedes had been going on. Speaking in the past weeks, Mercedes Team Boss Toto Wolff said that they are close to an agreement on the new contract.

As of Monday, it was officially clear that Hamilton has signed a new contract with Mercedes for the new season. However, according to the statement made by Mercedes, Hamilton's new contract will only cover the year 2021. Also, there is no option for 2022.

Hamilton, "I am very excited to enter the ninth season in my Mercedes. Our team has done amazing things together and we look forward to furthering our success. We do this with a desire to continually improve both on and off the track.” said.
Lewis Hamilton, who won his first F1 championship in 2008, when he competed for McLaren, won 74 race wins and 6 championships at Mercedes, which he transferred in 2013.
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