Lewis Hamilton and George Russell sign F1 contract extensions with Mercedes | F1

The respective new deals will see Hamilton and Russell remain teammates and continue as Mercedes' driver line-up for at least the next two seasons. Hamilton's new two-year extension will see him remain in F1 beyond his 40th birthday. Meanwhile, for 25-year-old Russell, the announcement marks a fresh two-year contract. The news brings to an end months of speculation surrounding Hamilton's F1 future, with the seven-time world champion even linked with a sensational switch to Ferrari. But a continuation with Mercedes was never in doubt, with both parties stressing a new contract was a formality. “We dream everyday of being the best and we have dedicated…

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