Lewis Hamilton insists hold-up in Mercedes contract talks is NOT down to proposed £23m-a-year salary cap

LEWIS HAMILTON has rubbished suggestions his new Mercedes deal has hit a snag due to F1’s proposed salary cap. From a drivers’ point of view, it was a surprise to us. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff also supported his driver in quizzing whether it was right to limit drivers’ wages. And Wolff believes that drivers should be included as part of the discussions as their wages reflect their worth to their teams. “US sports have done it without really harming future earnings of the drivers.”. “It seems that we have to get that done to find the time but I don’t want to contaminate either of the drivers with covid. Last weekend when he was quizzed about Hamilton’s new win’s record, Norris said: “It doesn’t mean anything to me, really.

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