Martin Brundle Calls Out Lewis Hamilton’s Bluff of Leaving F1

Published 11/05/2020, 2:30 AM EST
Formula One F1 – Eifel Grand Prix – Nurburgring, Nurburg, Germany – Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates with a trophy on the podium after winning the race Pool via REUTERS/Ina Fassbender


Lewis Hamilton extended his record of most Formula 1 race wins with another comfortable P1 finish at Imola Grand Prix. He even joined Daniel Ricciardo in his shoey celebration and had the taste of that toe jam success.

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Martin Brundle, a proud member of the shoey club gave his verdict on the weekend at Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix. He discussed the race, the heartbreaks, the podiums, and everything else from the race weekend.

At the end of his report, he mentioned how Hamilton continues to tease the Formula 1 community by stating that it is not certain that he will come back to the grid next year.

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“Meanwhile Hamilton continues to tease and torment with comments such as ‘it’s not certain I’ll be on the grid next year’, when of course he will be,” wrote Brundle.

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Formula One F1 – Emilia Romagna Grand Prix – Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, Italy – October 31, 2020 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during the press conference after qualifying in second position FIA/Handout via REUTERS

Will Lewis Hamilton stay on the grid for 2021?

Lewis Hamilton has been racing in Formula 1 for more than a decade. Mika Hakkinen recently extended his admiration to the world champion for maintaining his focus over such a long duration.

Currently, Hamilton has still not signed a deal with the Mercedes F1 team for next season. Lewis’ contract ends at the end of this year. It has been reported that Hamilton is also trying to figure out the duration of his new contract.

On one hand, Toto Wolff has expressed that he would like to close the deal before Christmas as they are on a deadline. Meanwhile, Lewis has expressed that he wants to focus on the races. He stated that after the races are done, we can sit and discuss the terms and come to a consensus.

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Martin Brundle is certain the Lewis Hamilton will be on the grid next year. He holds the record for most pole positions and broke Schumacher’s record of most Formula 1 race wins.

Currently, he has set the stage to secure his 7th world championship title. With a win at the Turkish Grand Prix, he will equal Schumacher’s record of seven title wins. Lewis Hamilton is currently dominating the Formula 1 world.

It is in fact certain that Hamilton would like to take this momentum forward to the next season. Moreover, he will be eyeing his record-breaking world title and cement himself arguably the most successful Formula 1 driver in history.

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Ayush Manjunath is a Formula 1 author for EssentiallySports with more than 500 articles to his name. A Law graduate and a current Sports Management student, Ayush also has a certificate from UCLA on Sports, Media and Entertainment Management. He has an undying love for motorsports and lives to see Max Verstappen, George Russell, Charles Leclerc, and Lando Norris battle for the championship one day!

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