Netease Sports reported on September 27:
Before the start of the F1 Russian Grand Prix, the British "Daily Mail" reported that Mercedes and Hamilton have made substantial progress in contract renewal negotiations. Hamilton has agreed to renew the contract with the team for three years, and the total value of the three-year contract is as high as 1.2 100 million pounds, or about 1 billion yuan, for Hamilton, this is likely to be the last big contract in F1 career.
Hamilton's last contract was signed in 2018. At that time, the two parties renewed the contract until the end of 2020, which means that after the end of the season, the work contract between Hamilton and Mercedes expired, and the two parties have not completed the renewal for a long time. Regarding contract renewal, Hamilton said that at the moment of the epidemic, when many people are unemployed, it is not appropriate to negotiate the contract by themselves, and emphasized that the "black life is also life" movement is more important than contract renewal.
However, Mercedes still hopes to renew the contract as soon as possible. Wolff said bluntly that he cannot postpone the contract until 2021, because he has to know the driver lineup. During the Russian station, the British "Daily Mail" disclosed that Hamilton had agreed to sign a three-year large contract worth 120 million pounds with Mercedes.
"Six-time champion Hamilton is about to sign a contract worth 120 million pounds with Mercedes. The contract period is three years. The negotiations between the two sides have made breakthrough progress. Hamilton's annual salary is 40 million pounds. He will continue to work at Mercedes. The team is going to write a new record."
It is worth mentioning that Ross Brown, currently an executive of F1 sports, is also the one who brought Hamilton to Mercedes. He also confirmed that Hamilton is about to confirm the news of the contract renewal. "From all aspects, May Syders will sign a three-year contract agreement with Hamilton."
值得一提的是，现任F1运动主管的罗斯·布朗（Ross Brown）也是将汉密尔顿带到梅赛德斯的人。他还确认汉密尔顿即将确认续签合同的消息。 “从各个方面来看，梅·赛德斯都将与汉密尔顿签署为期三年的合同协议。”
The British "Daily Mail" disclosed that many sources said that it was only a matter of time before the two parties officially announced the renewal. "Hamilton made no secret of his desire to stay in the team. He won five championship titles in six years, although The initial salary request was rejected by the board of directors, but now the two sides have come out of the deadlock and reached an agreement."
The 35-year-old Hamilton joined the Mercedes team in 2013. At that time, no one thought that Hamilton had bet right. He followed this team to the golden age of his career and finally achieved the feat of winning six world championships. , Schumacher's record will be tied or even surpassed by him. Therefore, Hamilton will not leave Mercedes easily, and Mercedes also wants to maintain a stable driver lineup. Wolfe said: "Hamilton is the highest paid driver and we fully agree with his lifestyle."