Last updated on September 1st, 2023 at 08:50 am
It is a green light for Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes contract extension. He will remain the team’s Formula One driver until the end of the 2025 season.
According to bookie pay per head sources, Hamilton tied with Michael Schumacher for the most Formula One world championships at seven. Also, he moved from McLaren to Mercedes in 2013.
The 38-year-old holds the record for the most victories ever in Formula One. He has 103. Due to his longtime adversary Max Verstappen’s dominance with Red Bull, he went the whole 2022 season without a single Grand Prix victory.
Mercedes Contract Extension
In a press release, Hamilton said he dreams of becoming the best F1 driver. Also, he worked with Mercedes to achieve that goal for the last decade.
Hamilton said becoming the best driver in F1 does not come overnight. It requires hard work, dedication, and commitment. Also, Hamilton said it was an honor for him to be part of an incredible team and earn their way into history books.
Mercedes supported Hamilton on and off the F1 track. Thus, their story is not finished. They want to achieve more until 2025.
Fans need not worry about Hamilton retiring anytime soon because of his new contract with Mercedes, which keeps him racing to age 40. George Russell, another British player on Hamilton’s squad, has extended his contract with the club through 2025.
Hamilton grew up with the team. He joined Mercedes as part of its junior program in 2017. Thus, he describes it as his home. Also, Hamilton is happy that they extended their relationship until 2025.