The maximum champion of Oaxaca negotiates with the German team for his continuity in the team. The details
The Formula 1 half-champion, Lewis Hamilton , is negotiating his continuity in Mercedes , and in the last hours he asked the team for a figure close to 44 million euros to seal his link until the end of the 2021 season.
The British driver will return to the tracks on Sunday at the Austrian Grand Prix , which will mark the start of the championship after the suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the Daily Mail newspaper , the Englishman ” has asked for a raise to continue in the firm “, winner of the Constructors Cup in the last six years.
Currently, the six-time world champion would receive about 40 million euros, a figure that according to the European media would have asked him to rise to 44 million of the European currency in his new contract.
At 35 , Hamilton , the leader of Formula 1 , seeks to equalize in titles to the German Michael Schumacher , maximum historical winner of the category with seven titles.
Toto Wolff , head of the Mercedes team , said that ” the talks between the team and the driver for the renewal did not advance in the quarantine period ” but he hoped that an agreement would be reached with the return of the activity.
It should be noted that in the preview of the Austrian Grand Prix the renowned percussionist Martin Grubinger combined classical music with the sounds of motor sports creating a musical opening for the two competitions that will take place between July 5 and July 12 .
The artist brought together musicians from different backgrounds and a choir of 150 people to turn their plans into reality together with a Team Red Bull car that competed in the Nascar Cup Series between 2006 to 2011 , a Porsche GT2 RS Clubsport , two KTM motorcycles from category Moto2 a truck Dakar , the plane Lockheed P-38 Lightning , one acrobatic plane ( Zivko Aeronautics Edge 540 V2 ) and a helicopter ( MBB BO 105 CB ).
It was a sample of tradition, creativity, technology and some madness. Beautiful landscapes and a love of art and culture were the determining factors of a scene that captivated fans.