Lewis Hamilton fired 2022 contract warning by Toto Wolff as Mercedes boss takes new stance
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff will not hang around and wait for Lewis Hamilton to make up his mind about a 2022 contract. The Brit has yet to decide if he wants to continue racing with the Silver Arrows beyond this season.
Teams usually aim to have their driver line-up sorted before the conclusion of the F1 season.
However, Hamilton did not pen his latest one-year deal until February, which led to much speculation.
Wolff does not wait to leave it so late next time around, especially with Valtteri Bottas’ future also up in the air.
The Austrian plans to have his 2022 line-up sorted by the summer so both parties have plenty of time to forward plan.
“I want to keep out of the discussion about who is going to drive for Mercedes but we don’t want to leave it until January to confirm our two drivers,” Wolff said.
And Wolff hopes their partnership can continue so they can create even more history together.