Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Mercedes downplay talk of new Hamilton contract

Hamilton and Vettel were furious with each other following two clashes at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. PHOTO/SKY.

LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 29 – Mercedes have not entered contract talks with Lewis Hamilton despite reports claiming that the Brit has asked for a new three-year deal.

According to the Mail on Sunday, Hamilton approached Mercedes in the wake of Sebastian Vettel’s new Ferrari deal, wanting a new three-year contract of his own.

However, as the Brit is still locked into his current Mercedes deal until the end of 2018, Toto Wolff says they won’t be talking about an extension any time soon.

“Our relationship is very good and each of us appreciates what he has in the other one,” the Mercedes motorsport boss told Sky Sports F1.

“But,” he added, “this is not a topic we want to be taking on now.

“It’s an intense last third of the season. We will get that over the line and then have that discussion.”

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


More on Capital Sports


NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 – There is light at the end of the tunnel. After failed promises over the last three years since its...


NAIROBI, Kenya, June 8 – Olympic Champion Caster Semenya and wife Violet Raseboya have hinted that they might be expecting a baby in a...


NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 – Daniel Wanjiru, the 2017 London Marathon champion has been slapped with a four-year ban by the World Athletics Disciplinary...


NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 13 – Kenya’s history making Daniel Adongo, the first Kenyan to play in America’s National Football League (NFL), is now living...

© 2020 Capital Digital Media. Capital Group Limited. All Rights Reserved