According to recent reports, it is asserted that Lewis Hamilton will receive $ 45 million annually from Mercedes and the new contract will be made in Silverstone.
After 2012, Mercedes’ pilot Lewis Hamilton was able to win three championships with the German team. If nothing goes wrong, he will win the championship this year. During this period the contract of the British pilot who has many records will come to an end at the end of the season. The negotiations that started when the season continued are still going on. Speaking on the Circuit Paul Ricard Toto Wolff said: ‘We are evaluating all the details and waiting for the best time to explain”.
According to many authorities, Lewis Hamilton signed a contract worth $ 45 million annually for the years 2019 and 2020.
The total salary is estimated to be worth $ 52 million annually, including bonuses. According to the German and British media, the contract will be announced on July, 8 at Hamilton’s own home. If there is no explanation on that day, two weeks later, it will be explanation at Hockenheim race. After Mercedes contract renewal with Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas is also expected to propose a new two-year contract.
In the 2018 Formula 1 Championship, Mercedes pilot Lewis Hamilton won the French Grand Prix. Hamilton, who started the race in the pole position, maintained his first place after the pit stop and won the race easily. So he became championship leader again. The Austrian Grand Prix, the 9th race of the season, will take place on July 1, 2018.