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Hamilton receives champion trophy, confirms two year extension

Five times Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton received his 2018 Formula 1 at the FIA Awards in St Petersburg and revealed that he signed a two-year extension with Mercedes. Hamilton, on stage with FIA president Jean Todt and Mercedes chief Toto Wolff, Hamilton said he had just completed 'ten-hour negotiations to extend for two years.' Earlier, Hamilton was a no-show at an official news conference before he was due to collect his trophy on Friday, with his Mercedes team saying he felt unwell. They said the Briton, who was in St Petersburg, was attending the awards ceremony, however. “I think maybe he’s not coming to the press conference because he’s fed up with always the same...
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