At the Red Bull Ring, Mercedes struggled for pace which led to the demotion of Lewis Hamilton from seventh place to eighth in Sunday’s Austrian GP. However, Lewis Hamilton was frequently complaining on the team radio about his car’s performance while the other cars’ drivers were exceeding the track limit due to which the Mercedes driver received a five-second time penalty of his own in-race and then 10 seconds post-race that led his demotion to eighth place from seventh. Discussion has started about Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes contract, will it be extended? Recently, Toff Wolff spoke up about Lewis Hamilton Mercedes contract. You are asked to stick with this page and must go through the article till the end to know more. Scroll down the page.
Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Contract Extension
As Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes contract is just 6 months away from its expiration, speculations have started if his contract will be extended or not. Toff Wolff responded to the radio message of Lewis Hamilton in the final quarter of the race when Wolff said, “Lewis the car is bad, we know, please drive it”. A video of Toto Wolff saying over the team radio to Lewis Hamilton is going viral on social media as well. Swipe down the page and read more details.
As mentioned, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton’s contract is in its final six months, it is still yet to be signed off on an extension despite numerous meetings with Wolff. Lewis Hamilton was questioned about Wolff’s response to his message on the team’s radio, he simply said, “I don’t know, you will have to ask him.” While Wolff said his message was meant well. He said, “You should hear us talking on the phone and meeting each other, that was nothing. No not at all (will it have an impact), we’ve had a bad spell of a weekend all of us in the team and that just makes us stronger” Continue reading this article and learn more details.
On June 12, Toto Wolff said before the Canadian Grand Prix that taking a decision on Hamilton’s contract was going to happen soon. He kept on saying that they were talking for more days than weeks. But on Sunday, the boss of Mercedes said there would not be an announcement before this weekend’s British Grand Prix. Wolff said he is very confident and they need to do it super to every detail. “Sometimes you can have a situation where everything is carved out.”