Seven occasions world champion Lewis Hamilton, whose contract expired on the finish of December, however a new deal is supposedly shut, with a particular Max Verstappen clause.
The 36-year-old Briton has reportedly signed a 1-year deal, with the choice of extension by one other, which is able to him earn 40 million euros per yr, alongside with the usage of two promoting areas on his helmet and overalls.
According to experiences, the deal was ‘caught’ due to Hamilton’s proper to veto who his teammate might be and might be in a position to say no to the concept of signing Max Verstappen if Mercedes desired.
Hamilton although has been busy coaching as typical within the United States and he alongside with Finland’s Valtteri Bottas have received the previous seven drivers’ and constructors’ championships.
NEW MERCEDES CAR
Mercedes will unveil their 2021 Formula One automotive in a digital launch on March 2, the reigning world champions introduced earlier within the week. The 2021 automotive, related to final yr’s however with some aerodynamic upgrades, might be designated formally because the Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance.
The group stated E Performance was a new label to be used on all forthcoming Mercedes-AMG hybrid automobiles.
McLaren and Alfa Romeo are the one different groups to announce launch dates up to now, with on-line shows – reflecting security precautions due to the COVID-19 pandemic – on Feb. 15 and 22 respectively.
The season begins in Bahrain on March 28, with groups testing on the Sakhir circuit from March 12-14.
(With inputs from Reuters)
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