Lewis Hamilton about to show Martin Brundle and Ted Kravitz flawed over retirement discuss | F1 | Sport

Lewis Hamilton seems to be set to show Martin Brundle and Ted Kravitz flawed after the pair each predicted the seven-time champion might give up F1. The pundits thought Hamilton was prone to stroll away if he was not aggressive at Mercedes however the Briton has since hinted he could also be able to signal a contract extension.

Brundle prompt that if Hamilton was unable to battle for the title he could have stopped having fun with the game and been enticed to stroll away. Talking forward of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, Brundle mentioned: “So long as he’s nonetheless having fun with the bits round F1 or he can tolerate these bits round F1 and steadiness it out with simply loving driving the automobile, [he’ll stay].

“[But] if he goes via the entire yr and Mercedes are third quickest and others are catching them up, then I think he’ll take a unique view and my enjoyment analogy will play out in that he gained’t be having fun with it anymore.” In the meantime, Kravitz claimed Hamilton was “fascinated with the longer term” after struggling on the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

His feedback got here after Hamilton completed outdoors the factors in thirteenth, simply weeks after ending tenth in Jeddah.

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The Mercedes driver has now scored six podium finishes this season together with 5 consecutive between Canada and Hungary. He additionally got here near profitable the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort and seemed on the tempo on the British Grand Prix.

Addressing his personal future, Hamilton admitted he had considered “extending” his contract as he “nonetheless loves driving”. Talking forward of the Italian Grand Prix, the seven-time champion additionally claimed he might keep at Mercedes for an additional 100 races.

He advised Canal+: “As loopy as it’s, 300 is such an enormous variety of races, but I really feel younger and contemporary. I nonetheless really feel simply as energised as I used to be 5 years in the past. It’s only a quantity. I might go to 400 most likely.”

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