Lewis Hamilton is angling for a pay-rise at Mercedes, the major German newspaper Bild-Zeitung reports.
The big 'silly season' rumour in Hungary last weekend was about Hamilton's silver-coloured seat beyond the end of his 2015 contract.
The news followed hot on the heels of Nico Rosberg's extended Mercedes deal, reportedly featuring a big pay-rise making his new three-year contract worth EUR 55 million.
Bild reports that Hamilton and his management are now pushing for a new EUR 90 million deal for 2016, 2017 and 2018.
The 'contract poker' could explain the true source of the speculation linking Mercedes with Red Bull's world champion Sebastian Vettel, after that was first leaked by Dr Helmut...
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