Reigning F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has hinted that there could possibly be an upcoming announcement over his future as he continues talks with Mercedes.
The Brit is at the moment a free agent after his £40million-a-season contract with Mercedes expired on the finish of final season on December 31. Nonetheless, it’s anticipated that Hamilton – who turned 36 on January 7 – will renew with the German producer.
It’s understood each events have been in dialogue in current weeks however it’s the size of his new contract which is beneath scrutiny – with studies circulating that the record-breaking Briton has been supplied solely a one-year deal.
Lewis Hamilton took to Instagram to supply an replace about his F1 future and present health
Hamilton is at the moment a free agent after the seven-time F1 champion’s deal at Mercedes expired
Nonetheless, with simply two months to go till the F1 2021 season begins in Bahrain Hamilton is urgent on along with his health plans as he took to Instagram to replace his followers about his scenario.
Sharing a video of him present process altitude coaching, he captioned it with: ‘Hey World, I have not been on right here for some time. I am within the mountains coaching on a regular basis, getting my thoughts and physique proper.
‘I am climbing to the highest of the mountain each morning. Three of these hikes I cross nation ski as soon as I get to the highest which is at 3400m, killer.
‘I like altitude coaching, there may be much less oxygen excessive up so figuring out is far tougher than at sea stage, simply strolling up the steps you’re feeling it at 2000m.
British famous person Hamilton made historical past final yr however is but to increase his take care of Mercedes
‘Usually once I end coaching right here and return to sea stage operating is such a breeze.
‘I am looking for the precise stability in cardio and energy constructing. On high of that, a lot of work ongoing within the background.
‘Many shifting elements however simply checking in to let you recognize I am doing good, I am wholesome and mentally robust proper now in my bubble.
‘I hope you might be staying as optimistic as you’ll be able to with all that’s nonetheless happening. Hold your head up. I can not wait to see you all once more at some stage quickly. Sending you like and light-weight.’
Mercedes are understood to be assured that Hamilton will decide to a brand new contract, although