LEWIS HAMILTON has sensationally hinted that he might retire – as he appears to interrupt Michael Schumacher’s Components One race win file immediately.
The Brit can overtake German legend Schumacher’s race win file if he takes victory on the Portugal Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton can break Michael Schumacher’s F1 win file with victory immediately in PortugalCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
However he has confirmed he’ll race in 2021 when he might probably additionally turn into probably the most profitable F1 racer ever with an eighth world title.
If he wins the F1 title this season he’ll seal a seventh world crown and match Schuey’s unbelievable feat.
However the Brit has now hinted that he could possibly be able to pack all of it in on the age of 35.
“It is undoubtedly not going to be a very long time earlier than I cease, so it is a time frame the place I’ve bought to slowly work out what the long run holds.”
Hamilton’s Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas has already agreed a brand new deal to stick with the German giants.
The Hertfordshire racer reckons talks will start when the season ends.
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He stated: “I assume at some stage now we have to sit down down and have the dialog but it surely’s not a precedence proper now. Getting the job accomplished this yr, for me personally, is the precedence.
“That is what I am solely centered on proper now. When the time’s proper we’ll do it and get on with it.”
On his capability to win extra titles, he stated: “I do not assume I am at my peak. I am in a superb space, for certain.
“It is shiny, no matter I determine to do, but it surely additionally needs to be aligned with the instances, it needs to be aligned with my values and it needs to be aligned with what the workforce is planning on doing.
“All I can say is that I plan to be right here subsequent yr.”
Hamilton will start on pole position on Portimao’s F1 debut as he targets a file 92nd Grand Prix triumph.