“His positive impact on Formula 1 is huge” – F1 Chief Executive Officer Stefano Domenicali has termed Lewis Hamilton’s contract extension with Mercedes as ‘fantastic news for Formula 1′”.
Formula 1 boss Stefano Domenicali is delighted with the news of Lewis Hamilton extending his stay with Mercedes beyond this season. Domenicali termed Hamilton’s achievements in the sport as “incredible”, set to continue for at least two more seasons.
“This is fantastic news for Formula 1 and I am delighted that Lewis will stay in F1 for at least another two years. What he has achieved in this sport is incredible and I know he has more to come. He is a global superstar on and off the race track and his positive impact on Formula 1 is huge.”
💬 “It is hard to believe it’s been nearly nine years working with this incredible team and I’m excited we’re going to continue our partnership for two more years” – @LewisHamilton
— Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team (@MercedesAMGF1) July 3, 2021
Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton – A mega-successful partnership
Hamilton has won six of his seven world titles with Mercedes, highlighting their incredibly successful association. Markus Schäfer, Mercedes-Benz CEO and Non-Executive Chairman of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team spoke of this, and the driver’s impact on society as a whole.
“I am very pleased that Lewis Hamilton will continue to race for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team in the upcoming next two F1 seasons.
“Lewis’ ambition and commitment for winning, always striving for improvement, have played an essential role for our team and brand to become as successful as we are today.
“And he is not only a very talented driver, but also a socially engaged and caring person who wants to make an impact in society. Together, we are dedicated to continuing our joint success in the future.”