Formula One : Hamilton drops a bomb on the press

Formula One :

What if Lewis Hamilton had his final season in F1? The British driver left doubts this Sunday after his success at Imola.

Now with 93 F1 victories – a record – and on the way to winning his seventh world crown – Michael Schumacher’s record equaled – Lewis Hamilton hinted this Sunday after his triumph on the Grand Prix of Emilia-Romagna that this 2020 season could be his last in F1.

“I feel very good, I’m in great shape, I feel able to continue, says the Briton. But you mentioned Toto (Wolff, the boss of the Mercedes team who would like to take a step back, editor’s note)… A lot of things are jostling in my head. I would love to be there next year but there is no guarantee either. There are lots of things that make me want in the next life. Only the future will tell us. “

Wolff don’t worry

At the end of his contract at the end of the year, Lewis Hamilton remains to this day in talks with the Brackley team to extend his lease. But while a salary cap is mentioned in F1 from 2023, the discussions drag on. Well aware of the potential intentions of his star pilot, Toto Wolff was not impressed by the latter’s unexpected media release. “I don’t think that will happen (a departure from Lewis Hamilton, editor’s note). I think Lewis was speaking emotionally. But if he leaves, there will be people to take his place! The negotiations are continuing!

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