CNN Sports | Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes agree one-year deal with joint commitment for ‘greater diversity and inclusion’

(CNN) – Seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton will continue to race for Mercedes in the 2021 season after agreeing a new, one-year deal, the team announced on Monday.

The deal will see Hamilton partner with Mercedes for a ninth season and puts an end to months of speculation over the Briton’s immediate future in the sport.

Hamilton has dominated the F1 landscape since joining Mercedes from McLaren in 2013, winning 74 races as well as six drivers’ championships.

During the 2020 season, the 36-year-old drew level with Michael Schumacher’s seven world titles and surpassed the German’s all-time wins record of 91 races.  –read more