Mercedes to restart Lewis Hamilton £120m contract talks after latest race win

MERCEDES anticipate to restart Lewis Hamilton's £120million contract talks now they’ve began profitable races once more.

The Brit has been claiming he was shut to signing the £40million a yr deal since February.

 Lewis Hamilton set to resume talks with Mercedes after Spanish GP win

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Lewis Hamilton set to resume talks with Mercedes after Spanish GP win
 Lewis Hamilton celebrates Spanish GP win

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Lewis Hamilton celebrates Spanish GP win

And Mercedes boss Toto Wolff needed to get it sealed BEFORE the primary race of the season in Melbourne.

Nevertheless, the 33-yr-previous has stalled on signing – with hypothesis rising concerning the size of the deal, believed to be up to three years.

However after Hamilton's commanding win within the Spanish GP final weekend, following on from his victory in Azerbaijan, talks at the moment are set to begin once more forward of the Monaco GP on Might twenty seventh.

Wolff stated: "We don't need to lose Lewis and we don't need him to go anyplace. All the things is ok.

Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas rejoice ending first and second in Spanish Grand Prix

 Lewis Hamilton is 17 points clear of Sebastian Vettel

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Lewis Hamilton is 17 factors away from Sebastian Vettel
 Mercedes chief Toto Wolff to restart talks with Lewis Hamilton about bumper new deal

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Mercedes chief Toto Wolff to restart talks with Lewis Hamilton about bumper new deal

"It’s simply how you are feeling in the direction of one another and no cause why we won’t proceed racing with one another for an additional few extra years.

"We have now had different priorities up to now few weeks. We weren't proud of our automotive's efficiency and we would have liked to type issues out.

"If you end up doing that, finalising a contract is just not one thing you want to spend time on, so we determined to park it for a minute and depart it the place we’re.

"Then, we have been going to decide it up and the proper time after which, when it’s the proper time, we’ll let you realize as quickly as potential."

Hamilton repeated his declare that he was nonetheless shut to agreeing phrases, saying after his win: "We aren’t actually distant from ending issues".

In the meantime, each Hamilton and Wolff are bracing themselves for a troublesome Monaco GP, the place they might come beneath strain from Ferrari and Pink Bull.

The Silver Arrows wrestle round Monte Carlo and Wolff says he’s involved as to why they’ve failed to convert their automotive's tempo there.

 Sebastian Vettel has seen his Drivers Championship lead disappear

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Sebastian Vettel has seen his Drivers Championship lead disappear

He stated: "I’m bloody apprehensive. You possibly can see over some years that some tracks suited us properly and a few that weren’t good.

"It’s troublesome to unpick a automotive's DNA at Monaco, Budapest and Singapore, tracks the place we underperformed. It’s a nice problem to come again this yr and tame the diva."

Hamilton added: "The win in Barcelona was a rejuvenating expertise. I used to be snug and at no level did I feel I used to be going to lose it however I used to be pushing each lap.

"However when it comes to the subsequent race, I actually don't know.

"Monaco might be a critical problem and when you take a look at Daniel Ricciardo he was speedy and the final sector is all about downforce, so they’re going to be fast.

"Toto's job is to fear. He’s the group chief. My job just isn’t to fear. I’ve to go there match and focussed.

"We all know it should in all probability be a troublesome weekend however we may be stunned and no matter we’re confronted with, we’ll take it."

 

MERCEDES anticipate to restart Lewis Hamilton's £120million contract talks now they’ve began profitable races once more.

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