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"It is quiet but calm" | Latest on Lewis Hamilton contract talks with Mercedes & 2021 car launch!

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Craig Slater brings the latest news on Lewis Hamilton contract talks with Mercedes F1, with just weeks to go until testing begins in Bahrain.
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  1. Rinnegantv

    Rinnegantv

    18 dagen geleden

    Goodbye Lewis

    • Rinnegantv

      Rinnegantv

      11 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck next year he is gone, he just costs too much

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      ??

  2. Jameel Ali

    Jameel Ali

    18 dagen geleden

    I hear you; obviously, you have an axe to grind. Happy grinding pal.

  3. Mark Isbister

    Mark Isbister

    19 dagen geleden

    I’d much prefer Russell to get the seat

    • Mark Isbister

      Mark Isbister

      11 dagen geleden

      Contract's mean nothing , money talks,and it was my opinion u don't have to like it or agree with it, ☺️

  4. John Middleweek

    John Middleweek

    19 dagen geleden

    Give him the BOOT, wages beyond belief when George could drive that car as well or better.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      Nah.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @N.G By which you mean?

    • N.G

      N.G

      19 dagen geleden

      Definitely, so we can also get rid of politicising F1 at the same time

  5. Brian Waite

    Brian Waite

    20 dagen geleden

    Bring on the next generation and save £40+ million and no more preaching.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      Preaching? Pray sir, please expand.

  6. mark taylor

    mark taylor

    20 dagen geleden

    Lewis is demanding the final say on team mates. Doesn't want the likes of Max dethroning him or for us to be entertained by any kind of racing in the top team or him having to actually earn his immense wealth.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      17 dagen geleden

      Dear Mr Taylor, I am awaiting your considered response. Best Regards, G.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @mark taylor "Dear Mr Taylor, sadly I feel you may have misspoken; perchance you might take this opportunity to reconsider your questionable assertions?". Better? Now we've got the childish bollox out of the way, any chance of you delivering-up the evidence you alluded to earlier?

    • mark taylor

      mark taylor

      18 dagen geleden

      @GIJ GIJ lol, if you think I'm going to read anything after "nope" you're mistaken. No valid argument ever stated with "nope".

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @mark taylor Nope, regarding team-mates, he never has, as is well documented. If you have evidence the opposite is true, please share that evidence. After you have done that, we shall deal with the other fallacies in your argument.

    • mark taylor

      mark taylor

      18 dagen geleden

      @GIJ GIJ fact.

  7. Get Jonny

    Get Jonny

    20 dagen geleden

    A formula one engine being the most sustainable engine on the planet? Errr, what planet? Have you seen the number of people it takes to get one going and then keep it going? And how many miles you can get out of one. And how much one and it's associated components costs? You are talking nonsense, sir.

  8. Jameel Ali

    Jameel Ali

    20 dagen geleden

    Mercedes knows that with Sir Lewis driving the team will climb to greater levels. They’re gonna be coming out swinging.

  9. palm bay

    palm bay

    20 dagen geleden

    Shame, want to see the Silver Arrows back and also George Russell in one!

    • Whisper Cars

      Whisper Cars

      20 dagen geleden

      The black arrows look better.

  10. Chris Jones

    Chris Jones

    20 dagen geleden

    Buy out Russell..and rid of hamilton

    • Junior Rosberg

      Junior Rosberg

      20 dagen geleden

      Now look at him win 8 world championships

  11. Rory Pinkney

    Rory Pinkney

    20 dagen geleden

    Lewis is such a disgrace, obsessed with money, no respect for team and scared of russell. No way near the GOAT for me

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      Ohhh dear...

    • 2mallyb

      2mallyb

      20 dagen geleden

      ? ? ?

  12. Jonathan Legg

    Jonathan Legg

    20 dagen geleden

    Hamilton squeezing every last drop out of Mercedes...its not as if he isn't a gazillianair anyway. Should it take this long to sort out? Come on!

  13. elwingy

    elwingy

    21 dag geleden

    Hamilton is truly a hypocrite and an embarrassment... it is unbelievable that this guy who was preaching how much he supported people affected due to the economic/pandemic crisis (people who worked at mercedes and lost their jobs due to cuts) and who was supposedly willing to accept a pay cut to make things easier for mercedes and everyone, is now STILL the only person who hasnt signed his contract and has allowed this embarrassment for weeks upon weeks. And we all know why he hasnt signed...becasue he wants MORE. He should be ashamed of himself and this very situation tells you A LOT about who Hamilton really is behind the cameras and the microphones... Get his ass out of there and give Russel his seat...

  14. trailBrake 80

    trailBrake 80

    21 dag geleden

    All quiet at Merc? Of course it is, they know they’re going to win the constructors championship no matter who’s driving. They’ve already proved they can throw a driver from a back marker team, literally into Lou’s seat, and he’ll go to the front. Can you imagine if he had a seat that fit!!

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      "Lou's" seat? PERLEASE... That of itself obviates your comment, before taking into account it is bollox.

  15. Judy Seager

    Judy Seager

    21 dag geleden

    Lewis Hamilton phenomenal 💖💖✡😷🤬🤬🙊formula one driver safe na mehe nui blessings 🚀🚀❤✌

  16. Aaron

    Aaron

    21 dag geleden

    Mercedes have decided the news coverage of contract talks is worth more than the contract. It's time for us to stop paying attention so they get on with it.

    • salim shafie

      salim shafie

      20 dagen geleden

      OR they know once this is done, the focus will shift onto the engine freeze and the media will try to back Redbull and Ferrari for equalization, something that Merc is against it and is trying to push Redbull to let go of Honda IP and the whole thing goes away.

  17. Ray Davison

    Ray Davison

    21 dag geleden

    So no news at al then, don't waste our time.

  18. Chris Cars

    Chris Cars

    21 dag geleden

    Listen stop calling him sir he is know sir not like captain Tom and this clown doesn’t live in Uk so should not be a sir total joke. Mercedes should sign Geoge and be done with it

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      Yup, he is now a Knight of the Realm, exactly as Capt. Sir Tom Moore was - and Sir Tom was a great fan.

  19. Edward Mansveld

    Edward Mansveld

    21 dag geleden

    Ham is a chicken (vote for second driver). The car is the goat not Lewis.

  20. Paul godman

    Paul godman

    21 dag geleden

    Mercedes should get rid of Hamilton,it's the car that wins the championship. If you don't have the best car you don't win. Put someone else in the seat and see what happens,Lewis may go elsewhere and win or not!

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      Valtteri... Rosberg...

    • kieran warner

      kieran warner

      20 dagen geleden

      Here we go another guy who thinks the car wins.... bottas has the same car you muppet. Don't see you slating Micheal Schumachers 7 world titles or jenson buttons title or vettels 4 title wins or alonso titles... all of them won with the best cars with team mates with the same car .. don't be so ignorant ffs. Don't hate on someone because they good at what they do.👍

  21. Peter Johnson

    Peter Johnson

    21 dag geleden

    With everything going on at the moment who cares about Hamilton and Mercedes.

  22. harryaudia6

    harryaudia6

    21 dag geleden

    Is anyone worth the obscene amount of money quoted for Hamilton salary. How many people in F1 have lost their job and we're talking millions for one driver.. Maybe time to cap some drivers salaries to a be more realistic level.

    • harryaudia6

      harryaudia6

      21 dag geleden

      @Ren What planet never mind rock have you been hibernating in. Read the rules before you open yur gub. ''The initial cap covered expenditure that relates to car performance. It excludes all marketing costs, race driver fees/salaries and the costs of the team’s three highest paid personnel. This remains the case''.

    • Ren

      Ren

      21 dag geleden

      Have you been living under a rock? A driver salary cap has already been set to be implemented. Also, in the case of Hamilton’s salary, the sponsors he brings to Mercedes more than pay for his wages.

  23. balf1111117373

    balf1111117373

    21 dag geleden

    If they don’t sign Bottas will win anyway, why is Hamilton so special? Cars fast enough isn’t it

  24. Christopher Robin Garrish

    Christopher Robin Garrish

    21 dag geleden

    Akin to watching paint dry.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      They use ink on contracts...

  25. Lee Mcnamara

    Lee Mcnamara

    21 dag geleden

    Get rid of the prick and replace him with George Russel.

  26. stuart mcmahon

    stuart mcmahon

    21 dag geleden

    Latest news, theres no news!!!

  27. Toby Green

    Toby Green

    22 dagen geleden

    It was calm at Red Bull with Danny Ric...

    • Gainesy

      Gainesy

      21 dag geleden

      Riccardo had places to go in F1. If Hamilton goes somewhere else to drive he will have to leave F1

    • Lewis Brown

      Lewis Brown

      21 dag geleden

      Ricciardo was confirmed way before the new season, there is a month and a half until the new season and still nothing confirmed

  28. John Morris

    John Morris

    22 dagen geleden

    Mercedes are an F1 Team, not a one-man show. They could win the championship without him, but maybe not initially with such a large margin.

  29. Himejima Akeno

    Himejima Akeno

    22 dagen geleden

    i think lewis should go on for 2 or 1 more years to beat the record of world champions of shumacher i mean i know he tied it but there's no problem in beating it

  30. Alexei M S Cruz

    Alexei M S Cruz

    22 dagen geleden

    The eff do we care about Lewis... he's playing hardball, throw the ball out... he's becoming apolitical which has no place for in F1... taking on a fight in a place where he is not even a resident of... he better choose, race, or quit and fight for the cause over there...

    • Funds 1

      Funds 1

      15 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck No it’s nonsense because no one fkn mentioned them. You brought up the FIA and Liberty . If you’re so obsessed with them go and protest to them.

    • Funds 1

      Funds 1

      15 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck No you’re point is nonsense. Idgaf about the FIA and Liberty lol.

    • Funds 1

      Funds 1

      16 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck You brought in organisations to a discussion about Hamilton? That makes no sense. Say whatever you want about Liberty and F1, in this particular discussion it’s a waste of time and irrelevant. No one is speaking about them. If I’m talking about Lionel Messi as an individual and what he’s done, are you going to bring up Barcelona? That same sentiment can be used to say everyone that shops at Nike, Amazon Apple etc or any big corporation are responsible for the terrible conditions of their workers , earn pennies per day working hours in LEDCs.

    • Funds 1

      Funds 1

      16 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck What you’re saying about F1 and liberty Media is completely irrelevant to what I’ve been saying. No one is arguing for them. All I’ve said is Hamilton has raised and spoke about some type of inequality at every single race he was at that season. Fact. And you keep talking about America. What do you have against them or the Floyd? You think he spent the whole year speaking about him only? Loool it was way more than that and much bigger.

    • Funds 1

      Funds 1

      16 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck Bruh you think he’s superman 😂😂😂

  31. P S

    P S

    22 dagen geleden

    Over priced big head , give Russel the seat .

  32. Jay McNaughton

    Jay McNaughton

    22 dagen geleden

    Has anyone thought that this has to do with race and nationality. Maybe the Germans just don't want a black Englishman beating Schumacher's record of 7 championships.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      That's a pretty dumb comment.

  33. TJ32

    TJ32

    22 dagen geleden

    If he only signs for 1 year we'll know he's ducking Russell.

    • Funds 1

      Funds 1

      21 dag geleden

      @b&srbck How? I stated a fact. Russell And Latifi both scored zero for Williams. So if you mirror the top 10 points per position with 11th-20th, Latifi comfortably outscored Russell.

    • pj silvosa

      pj silvosa

      21 dag geleden

      @Funds 1 ikr.. these pathetic russell fanboys are the worst..

    • Funds 1

      Funds 1

      21 dag geleden

      He’s beaten Alonso (as a rookie), Button and Rosberg in equal machinery but it’s Russell who arguably was outperformed by Latifi in races, who he is scared of 😂😂😂😂😂😂

    • David Mashishi

      David Mashishi

      22 dagen geleden

      Would you duck 50 mill 🤔

  34. Quarkhammer

    Quarkhammer

    22 dagen geleden

    does F1 think we all are idiots? the fuel consuption of these engines is NOT the point when it comes to sustainability! look at: - energy consumption of constant production and testing - tires that purposely degrade into microplastic - millions of flying miles per season - millions of hours of carbon baking ...and many more. maybe the best solution is to concentrate on these factors and bring back some "simple" engines that at least sound good.

  35. Senna 1993

    Senna 1993

    22 dagen geleden

    Why are so many people getting itchy about Hamilton’s contract? Just let it take it’s own course & time. Sit back & have another beer. Chill out . 🇬🇧🏆

    • Senna 1993

      Senna 1993

      18 dagen geleden

      @GIJ GIJ 😂

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      I am... Just off to the fridge...

  36. woody Vallallellalunga

    woody Vallallellalunga

    22 dagen geleden

    Come on lewis, stop toying around with M O N E Y, either walk away or sign the contract and add that little extra in your bank account. Personally, i hope he walks away from formula 1, he hold enough championship winning trophys, be no sad loss if he doesnt stick to f1, I am looking forward to Charles Leclerc this year, cannot wait to see what he can do and hopefully he will win enough races to secure a championship Trophy 2021.

  37. badgastein2

    badgastein2

    22 dagen geleden

    Lewis - if you don’t get an F1 contract there’s probably an opening to replace Chadwick in Black Panther 2....

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @badgastein2 Knob-ed. You, not LH44.

    • badgastein2

      badgastein2

      21 dag geleden

      Lewis is much better at acting - he can do ‘Petulant’, ‘Empowered’ and ‘Victim’ as well as any Hollywood star.

    • richboy900

      richboy900

      21 dag geleden

      I thought he'd pursue his hip hop/rap career dream

    • Kazimation

      Kazimation

      22 dagen geleden

      Lol There's no replacing Chadwick! Even Marvel have admitted that

  38. franchica

    franchica

    22 dagen geleden

    #ANNOUNCELEWIS

  39. Lawrie Phibbs

    Lawrie Phibbs

    22 dagen geleden

    Craig Slater's voice is so aggravating. Plus, have a point. Why'd I waste time watching this to learn nothing

    • Alexei M S Cruz

      Alexei M S Cruz

      22 dagen geleden

      Sky Sports have been giving Lewis too much importance, it's what it is... they will lose their main man if Merc gets sick and tired of the negotiations and dump him...

  40. accomify

    accomify

    22 dagen geleden

    George George George

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      Curious, George?

    • pj silvosa

      pj silvosa

      21 dag geleden

      Russell fanboys are like little wet girls.

    • Sadikur Rahman

      Sadikur Rahman

      21 dag geleden

      @Teo Vokes 03 you have to be a moron to think that qually offers points

    • fablewalls

      fablewalls

      22 dagen geleden

      @Teo Vokes 03 You really going to try and claim the track was wet during that stage of 2nd qually or in Q3 when the rain came down in buckets? Sorry for you. Did you actually watch Q2?

    • Teo Vokes 03

      Teo Vokes 03

      22 dagen geleden

      @fablewalls you have to be a moron to forget p11 qually 2nd race

  41. Paul Shaw

    Paul Shaw

    22 dagen geleden

    I'm hoping I'll be able to watch the 2021 season but that will largely depend on Hamilton and his BLM nonsense.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @Brian Mashora Indeed. Regarding Mr Shaw, rearrange these words into a well known phrase: "head" and "knob".

    • Brian Mashora

      Brian Mashora

      22 dagen geleden

      BLM nonsense?

  42. It's Only Me

    It's Only Me

    22 dagen geleden

    Mercedes could always say to Sir LH, sign in 48 hours or we will appoint a different 2021 WC

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck You got a bee in your bonnet about this, but I can't be bothered going there...

    • fablewalls

      fablewalls

      22 dagen geleden

      Yeah and when Max repeatedly overtakes the number 63 and 77 drivers for the Championship Mercedes will have egg-on-face for listening to an armchair expert with no F1 experience. Before you tell me George is as good as Lewis - go watch George in the wet and come back. If you still think the same thing then try opening your eyes when you watch. Start with Turkey and if you need me to draw on your screen with crayons - gimme a call.

  43. Kevin Miller

    Kevin Miller

    22 dagen geleden

    Lewis is a great driver and F1 wouldn't be the same without him but £40 million, come on! If Mercedes decided to pay someone say £2 Million and banked the other £38 million that would pay for lets say an extra 760 employees all on £50k a year. No brainer if it was my train set !

    • Marcelino Mata

      Marcelino Mata

      16 dagen geleden

      @Charlie I couldn't agree more.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @CowTown BTW, I do formula1.com, skysports.com/f1, autosport.com, BBC sport, The Guardian, the New York Times, the Washington Post, mercedesamgf1.com, pretty much every day.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @CowTown Formula World? Aldas? REALLY?

    • CowTown

      CowTown

      18 dagen geleden

      @GIJ GIJ The news sources would be Sky F1, Autosport, Formula World, and Aldas all have said the CEO of Daimler has refused to negotiate a salary any higher than what Lewis's old contract paid, let alone discuss any other addition money. Ineos is said to be very willing to pay what Lewis wants, and as I said Toto has been quite quiet on the subject. I'm sure Mercedes wants to win an 8th constructors championship, but giving Lewis what he wants does not guarantee that any more than putting George Russell in that seat does, it will all depend on what the other teams do and how each race goes over the season.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @CowTown"in fact most news articles say Daimler is unwilling to pay what Lewis is asking": really? Which News outlets and which articles are these? And this, "What would an 8th constructors championship means to Mercedes when Ferrari have 16 and McLaren have 10, its not any record?" is just purely nonsensical.

  44. Sophia Roma

    Sophia Roma

    22 dagen geleden

    Get shut of him and put George Russel in his seat. Hamilton is telling people how to live when he travels around in his private jet not paying tax in the UK moved to Monaco tax-evading scumbag. Such a hypocrite. Get shut.

  45. George

    George

    22 dagen geleden

    They need Hamilton just to get 1 more championship to beat Schumachers record.

    • George

      George

      19 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck U really need help get a life.

    • George

      George

      20 dagen geleden

      @2mallyb Thanks

    • 2mallyb

      2mallyb

      20 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck * once again, it's you're , not your

    • 2mallyb

      2mallyb

      20 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck * you're ( you are ) not your

    • George

      George

      20 dagen geleden

      @elwingy Will know by the end of February.

  46. Mr Sunshine

    Mr Sunshine

    22 dagen geleden

    BLM still have influence over Mercedes F1? Is that part of the contract ‘must be a black car’?

    • fablewalls

      fablewalls

      22 dagen geleden

      @Mr Sunshine I don't need to. The fact you snowflaked over Mercedes' commitment to equal opportunities shows you do.

    • Mr Sunshine

      Mr Sunshine

      22 dagen geleden

      @fablewallsyou bet do you?

    • fablewalls

      fablewalls

      22 dagen geleden

      Bitter much? Bet you didn't complain as much when a Confederate flag was paraded through the American Congress building.

  47. Sten Raudvits

    Sten Raudvits

    22 dagen geleden

    This year, Mercedes should be yellow. Yellow Lives Matter

  48. GIJ GIJ

    GIJ GIJ

    22 dagen geleden

    According to Mr E. Jordan, he wants a slice of the TV revenues that come to the team via Liberty / Formula One World Championship Ltd. And why not? The brand exposure he garners for Mercedes-Benz, Petronas, Ineos, et al is measured in $BILLIONS... But, one suspects, all the other team principals and corporate majors will be leaning on Toto to not set such a precedent.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @The KitOwl That's what we always think when EJ seemingly goes off on one, "there you go, he's been at the Blarney Stone again", and then it turns out...

    • The KitOwl

      The KitOwl

      22 dagen geleden

      Tell Eddie to stop making stories up .

  49. Mark Van Dinter

    Mark Van Dinter

    22 dagen geleden

    Sir hamilton and toto wolff.real friends. Bigger than hole f1 world together goat to goat.same caracter

  50. Usualsuspect !

    Usualsuspect !

    22 dagen geleden

    Cant believe this piss stain got knighted

  51. Uwais

    Uwais

    22 dagen geleden

    Doesn’t matter. Bottas will come and win wdc this year then retire

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      BOO! Now you're awake and out of your dream state...

    • KD Vettel

      KD Vettel

      21 dag geleden

      @richboy900 if that was the case rosberg would have won I think it was 2014 when however finished ahead of the other would be champion and rosbergs car broke so while yes he probably wasn't they were a ton closer

    • richboy900

      richboy900

      21 dag geleden

      @KD Vettel while I agree Rosberg was a good driver, he was never on Hamilton's level. He only clinched the title due to Lewis's engine problems. That being said, Hamilton has had his fair share of fortune also. Bottas makes it a cakewalk for Lewis, would rather nico in the other car or someone who would challenge him more

    • KD Vettel

      KD Vettel

      21 dag geleden

      @Phablo Phablo yea lol

    • Phablo Phablo

      Phablo Phablo

      21 dag geleden

      Hahahah this has to be the joke off the year....

  52. roasting miner

    roasting miner

    22 dagen geleden

    No guys, crofty and the old gang haven't gone, this is like sky sports news, not realy just f1 news in particular, this was just one big headline, if u get what im tryna say

    • Formula 1st

      Formula 1st

      22 dagen geleden

      It’s like the top gear magazine vs the the tv show. My god the comments are awful

  53. Jerry Bouwer

    Jerry Bouwer

    22 dagen geleden

    Lewis just scared Russel will kick his ass.

    • fablewalls

      fablewalls

      22 dagen geleden

      "Lewis just scared Russel will kick his ass" - like he would have done at the Turkish Grand Prix which was like an ice-rink huh? I notice George has produced stunning drives in other bad condition Grand Prix hasn't he..... Oh wait.!

    • 2mallyb

      2mallyb

      22 dagen geleden

      Don't think that is true

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      22 dagen geleden

      Yeh, riiight...

    • Thomas Clark

      Thomas Clark

      22 dagen geleden

      no.... no he's not...

  54. MOK

    MOK

    22 dagen geleden

    Does anyone really think Hamilton will miss the opportunity to be the driver with the most World Championships ever?

    • fablewalls

      fablewalls

      22 dagen geleden

      @Byron G Senna eventually signed halfway through the season. Hamilton gets the most WDC record but Mercedes get to milk it for sales for all they are worth.

    • Byron G

      Byron G

      22 dagen geleden

      No chance. All he is doing is playing a game of high stakes brinkmanship with Mercedes which ultimately he is going to lose. He will accept the contract offer sooner or later but given all the speculation, he will want to spin it as a win/win if he can.

    • Thomas Clark

      Thomas Clark

      22 dagen geleden

      not a chance lol. he wants that more then anything id bet. He states records dont mater to him, but he wants to be on that top step with all the records

  55. C. T

    C. T

    22 dagen geleden

    When did slower racing ever prove better?? The gap will grow to 2016 levels

    • Aditya Narain

      Aditya Narain

      19 dagen geleden

      The 2016 gap was so huge was only because of Mercedes. The Merc had a 100BHP advantage over other teams from 2014 and due to the engine freeze it continued to be so. If there's no engine freeze and a completely new engine formula we need not worry about that gap.

    • VividBunny

      VividBunny

      22 dagen geleden

      @Fahim Ahmed key word: Hopefully

    • Fahim Ahmed

      Fahim Ahmed

      22 dagen geleden

      The cars are easier to follow each other thats the reason they are slower. That means closer racing HOPEFULLY!

  56. Aaron Gibson

    Aaron Gibson

    22 dagen geleden

    💰 💰 💰

  57. Austin McNally

    Austin McNally

    22 dagen geleden

    So what you're saying is, you've got nothing.

    • mark taylor

      mark taylor

      20 dagen geleden

      Talking about not knowing anything. These are people trying to justify their wages. Sack David Croft amd sack this scottish fella i can't follow his speech.

    • Brap Man

      Brap Man

      21 dag geleden

      @GIJ GIJ lol

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      21 dag geleden

      @Richard Owen Known knowns, known unknowns, unknown unknowns...

    • Richard Owen

      Richard Owen

      21 dag geleden

      At least you know you know nothing... the only person who knows anything is the person who knows they know nothing. ;-)

    • Adnan Amin

      Adnan Amin

      22 dagen geleden

      Lol pretty much. One of those pointless sky sports NLcameras uploads

  58. Giles Juniper

    Giles Juniper

    22 dagen geleden

    Couldn't care less if he doesn't sign, plenty of young drivers could do as well as him in that car....

    • richboy900

      richboy900

      21 dag geleden

      @Sadikur Rahman disagree, it'd be far easier for any of those guys to win in that car from the front. Vettel did just that for years and look at him now

    • Mark Graves

      Mark Graves

      22 dagen geleden

      @2mallyb Not a chance. Just look back at his body language as the season progressed. He even developed a nervous twitch when interviewed. Something we had never seen, and not since. Rosberg definitely got to him that year. And if we're going to start down conspiracy street, George Russell's "untimely" pit stop in Bahrain?

    • fablewalls

      fablewalls

      22 dagen geleden

      @Giles Juniper - so why didn't Max sign for Mercedes the two times they wanted to replace Bottas? Last year Max suggested a private race against Lewis in the same cars and Mercedes offered him the test - nothing happened. A big part of why was that Lewis would then race Max in a private test in Red Bull cars. So many people just think Lewis is protected by Mercedes... including you. www.essentiallysports.com/f1-news-portuguese-grand-prix-verstappen-challenges-lewis-hamilton-for-private-f1-test-mercedes-respond/

    • 2mallyb

      2mallyb

      22 dagen geleden

      @Mark Graves I don't think Rosberg got into Hamilton's head, it was the unprecedented number of DNF's that spoiled Hamilton's title defence. I thought at the time, and still do, that it was a 'put up' season .

    • Giles Juniper

      Giles Juniper

      22 dagen geleden

      @Sadikur Rahman I'm not trolling, I'm just saying Lewis couldn't do it in a Williams... The car helps a lot, I'm not saying he's not a fantastic driver, he clearly is....BUT I'm sure max etc could produce some stunning results in that car too.

  59. Charlie

    Charlie

    22 dagen geleden

    Lewis/Toto & Merc always said he'd stay so he will. He's attended various sponsor events this year despite no contract & is probably talking to his team like normal. He's not training for no reason in the mountains. It's just a formality but complex as its likely his last ever contract & goes into everything from basic pay, bonuses, retirement ambassador roles, free Project 1 car, which car/trophies he gets gifted, environmental/electric stuff & more. Not unheard of , Senna raced race by race, Schumacher final contract was discussed for while & they paid him 100% wage even when he retired for 1 year to make sure he didn't go elsewhere.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @elwingy Got a bit of an angry obsessive frothing downer on Sir Lewis, haven't you? One suspects your keyboard is damp from frothing spittle...

    • The KitOwl

      The KitOwl

      21 dag geleden

      @elwingy your embarrassing yourself now. Go hate elsewhere.

    • elwingy

      elwingy

      21 dag geleden

      trying to make sense of this as being "normal" because it is his last contract.... I am sorry but no. It isnt normal. He is basically blackmailing Mercedes for more than they are willing to give him. He is greedy AF and a hypocrite for going around last year saying he would be willing to accept a paycut to save people's jobs at the team. Now people lost their jobs due to the crisis and here is Hamilton asking for MORE... it is an embarrassment. Name ONE example of a Champion acting like this on his last contract... a bunch of champions have signed their last contracts on time with no major issues and not behaving like drama queens. Hamilton is a hypocrite. He will sign I am sure as well. Everyone knows it. But he is a damn hypocrite and I hope Mercedes puts him in his place somewhat at least.

    • Charlie

      Charlie

      22 dagen geleden

      @The KitOwl Yh tbh that's nothing new most drivers say that, It was more true few years ago but since then Lewis has been given the freedom to do whatever he likes by Merc like fashion,music, skydiving that usually drivers are restricted by contracts. He can have his pie & eat it tbh which is probably why he's still hanging around F1, I reckon he will leave after his 8th titile unless he feels good & challenged by new 2022 regs

    • The KitOwl

      The KitOwl

      22 dagen geleden

      The only thing I’ve actually heard Lewis say was he’d like a bit more free time & perhaps have more zoom meetings instead of attending.

  60. Ray Thompson

    Ray Thompson

    22 dagen geleden

    Has he paid his taxes yet

    • Charlie

      Charlie

      22 dagen geleden

      As a top 5000 taxpayer he probably has payed what he's due to pay, Like most Brit F1 drivers before him, Why would you pay more taxes than due if you don't make your money in that country & don't spend most your time there??? Do British expats in Dubai/Singapore/America pay taxes on their foreign income?? No they don't, nor should they.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      22 dagen geleden

      Yup. Keep up.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      22 dagen geleden

      @2mallyb Mansell, Clark, Stewart, and a whole multitude in motorsport, they've all buggered off for tax reasons.

    • 2mallyb

      2mallyb

      22 dagen geleden

      He pays more in taxes to this country than you will in your lifetime. Do you have the same issues with Button, Coulthard and any of the many other stars who live abroad ? I know I would live in Monaco if I could afford to, I strongly suspect you would too .

  61. Patrick White

    Patrick White

    22 dagen geleden

    “Mercedes e series” so when does formula 1 become formula 1e?

  62. Alex Cooke

    Alex Cooke

    22 dagen geleden

    I hope he gets out of the sport bringing in that BLM into the sport. where is Black lives matter now? guess it's too cold to riot. He's arrogant Russell's a better driver we don't need him... what an idiot he is.

  63. John Marston

    John Marston

    22 dagen geleden

    It is quiet! But don’t worry, it is also very calm. 😆

    • LOLZ LOLZ

      LOLZ LOLZ

      22 dagen geleden

      Quiet and calm also preceded the Titanic...

  64. Pip

    Pip

    22 dagen geleden

    Is Sir Lewis getting too greedy ?

    • Pip

      Pip

      21 dag geleden

      @The KitOwl WOT the media can't be trusted....:)

    • richboy900

      richboy900

      21 dag geleden

      Yup

    • The KitOwl

      The KitOwl

      22 dagen geleden

      Stop reading media BS.

  65. son

    son

    22 dagen geleden

    On looks alone, I like the silver livery much more...

  66. Nigol T.

    Nigol T.

    22 dagen geleden

    2021 will be the same old thing. 75% of the field will have uncompetitive cars, and every now and then Mercedes will secretly concede a race, then they will crown a "World" champion. If the leadership in F1 had any balls, things would change for the better. Especially for the drivers. Ross Brawn was right when he said, "F1 has become an engineering competition"! What a farce!

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck You're expending faaaar too much energy on this, exceeding Mr T's cognitive capacity...

    • Nigol T.

      Nigol T.

      18 dagen geleden

      @b&srbck Yea, your ignorance!

    • Nigol T.

      Nigol T.

      21 dag geleden

      @GIJ GIJ WTF are you talking up knucklehead?

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      21 dag geleden

      @Nigol T. Why are you even engaging in this conversation? I don't like football: ipso facto, I neither watch it nor comment upon it.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      21 dag geleden

      @Nigol T. Thank you for your sophisticated input.

  67. Sim C

    Sim C

    22 dagen geleden

    so glad they're keeping the black livery

  68. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man

    22 dagen geleden

    Meanwhile, Sir Lewis Hamilton is chillin in the Hills looking like a painter with a cute blonde :p

    • Mountain Man

      Mountain Man

      21 dag geleden

      @b&srbck cry some moarr

  69. dutchpy dutchpy

    dutchpy dutchpy

    22 dagen geleden

    Boring.......

  70. curiosity

    curiosity

    22 dagen geleden

    Pay Sir Lewis Hamilton and quit shucking & jiving, Merc.

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @Byron G The emphasis is on the word "speculating"...

    • Byron G

      Byron G

      21 dag geleden

      @Sadikur Rahman Of course its just speculation. I dont have any insights in to the negotiations. All I am saying is that the consensus appears to suggest its down to money and contract length, and I tend to agree with it. Time will tell.

    • Sadikur Rahman

      Sadikur Rahman

      21 dag geleden

      @Byron G whats reading negotiations gonna do? thats not facts. That is just speculation so the media gets attention

    • Byron G

      Byron G

      22 dagen geleden

      @The KitOwl Okay, okay. None of us know the facts outside of a few direct quotes from Toto. Maybe we will find out what the hold up was in the fullness of time or maybe it will be kept confidential,. Either way, I’d place a big bet that salary and/or contract length are the stumbling blocks, as it so often is, but I accept thats pure speculation at this point.

    • The KitOwl

      The KitOwl

      22 dagen geleden

      @Byron G exactly you’ve read. The Media don’t know a single fact so they speculate & then sprinkle it with presumption. Cast your mind back to last year & we were fed with regular updates on talks between Vettel & Ferrari regarding his contract. Vettel demands this, Ferrari are only offering a one year extension with half pay etc etc. Turns out it was all made up as we now know. Last time Lewis signed his contract, negotiations were done in one day, no one knew it was happening & we only found out when Mercedes decided to announce it.

  71. EPIC ROTATER

    EPIC ROTATER

    22 dagen geleden

    I was 532nd

  72. Junior Rosberg

    Junior Rosberg

    22 dagen geleden

    The black is back the car looks better in black than silver

  73. Aryan Chauhan

    Aryan Chauhan

    22 dagen geleden

    We all want Verstappen battling with Sir Lewis

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      As does Lewis...

    • richboy900

      richboy900

      19 dagen geleden

      @fablewalls sportitnow.com/2021/02/05/hamilton-compromises-on-salary-as-mercedes-accepts-verstappen-clause/?fbclid=IwAR3XhRzuWLLkOelC56odO8aHgjrZsVYai3PHuxeWCDDnJhe7aIOJRaFAXjk what happened to Lewis the racer we used to love. Afraid of a bit of competition

    • Sadikur Rahman

      Sadikur Rahman

      21 dag geleden

      @fablewalls ik but its the haters, what do you expect? All hate, no proof.

    • fablewalls

      fablewalls

      21 dag geleden

      @Sadikur Rahman - as would older Lewis. He's said many times he's not afraid of competing with anyone. Mercedes have tried hiring Max twice now and he signed for Red Bull instead - is that Lewis scared or Max scared?

    • Sadikur Rahman

      Sadikur Rahman

      21 dag geleden

      @richboy900 younger Lewis would

  74. Mike Suarez

    Mike Suarez

    22 dagen geleden

    If he does sign he will win his 8th world championship, If he does not sign George will replace him and win the championship so either ways Mercedes wins

    • The KitOwl

      The KitOwl

      22 dagen geleden

      @Charlie I agree.

    • Charlie

      Charlie

      22 dagen geleden

      @The KitOwl He's still good but you always want him replacing the 2nd driver & going against the no 1 & learning from him, Merc/Toto aren't like RB & have handled Geoerge well tbh & not turned him into Gasly/Albon with huge pressure perform right away . If anything Geoerge is still young & has few years to learn to fight in a car & help build a team....Not all drivers get the chance & its valuable experience

    • The KitOwl

      The KitOwl

      22 dagen geleden

      @Charlie plus he ain’t that good in the wet ( not to mention safety cars )

    • Mumbi Yamba

      Mumbi Yamba

      22 dagen geleden

      @Charlie You're absolutely right

    • Charlie

      Charlie

      22 dagen geleden

      True but they would also loose the sponsors that Lewis comes with & others who pay more to be associated with Lewis. George has strong following but not yet global star, Also marketing value loss is big, especially in USA where few F1 drivers have even ever got a foothold like Lewis has. Merc will go for 8 as that's what solidifies the Merc brand in the history books like Schumacher-Ferrari did. George is 99% in 2nd seat in 2022 anyway,

  75. Markus Kölbl

    Markus Kölbl

    22 dagen geleden

    First is ez if you got to be last your a Legend

  76. Shreya

    Shreya

    22 dagen geleden

    Who are these people and why I've never seen this studio before?

    • GIJ GIJ

      GIJ GIJ

      18 dagen geleden

      @Mountain Man "Eye Soaring"? Now that's a new televisual concept I'm really looking forward to.

    • Formula 1st

      Formula 1st

      22 dagen geleden

      Because it’s sky sports news, not sky sports f1

    • Charlie

      Charlie

      22 dagen geleden

      Because this is Sky Sports news not just the F1 channel....This guy is Sky F1's link to wider mainstream channel unlike Brundle/Crofty etc. His job is to give breakdown on big F1 stories/developments.

    • Erel H L

      Erel H L

      22 dagen geleden

      Craig Slater was one hell of a boxing reporter/interviewer.

    • Mountain Man

      Mountain Man

      22 dagen geleden

      They have practically turned it into Sky Sports News. It has the same tone, presenting style and graphics; which is eye soaring!

  77. Typhoonjet

    Typhoonjet

    22 dagen geleden

    Come on Lewis 🤞🏻 hopefully see you in this season 💜🖤💜🖤

    • Teo Vokes 03

      Teo Vokes 03

      22 dagen geleden

      Stfu pls

    • Tim Dev

      Tim Dev

      22 dagen geleden

      Yeah really hope Lewis signs anyway so we can have another snoozefest of a year.

  78. Bruce Holloway

    Bruce Holloway

    22 dagen geleden

    First

  79. Aarya Pagalla

    Aarya Pagalla

    22 dagen geleden

    First

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