News Details

Mercedes unwilling to pay Hamilton $66m - Marko

Jan.29 Lewis Hamilton may be pricing himself out of the market in Formula 1, according to Red Bull's Dr Helmut Marko. Reports suggest the six-time world champion has turned down Mercedes' offer of a new two-year deal for 2021 and 2022 amounting to as much as $50m per season. But Hamilton is reportedly pressing for $66 million a year. Marko, a top official at Red Bull who has just re-signed Max Verstappen through 2023, thinks the numbers being reported are probably right. "Lewis is a six-time world champion and very important for Mercedes in both sporting and marketing terms," he told Auto Bild. "I think he is aware of his value which is where he comes up with such numbers....
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Marko: Red Bull future never jeopardized by stewards'...

Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut Marko says the energy drink company's...
7mo ago from F1i.com

Helmut Marko on the best young driver outside of the...

Helmut Marko has helped develop the career of a number of drivers. Both...
7mo ago from GPBlog.com

Marko lauds Verstappen's 'extraordinary driving talent'

Red Bull motorsports consultant Dr Helmut Marko is full of praise for the...
7mo ago from F1i.com

Marko: Most talented outside Red Bull? Clearly Leclerc

Red Bull's Helmut Marko has offered high praise for Charles Leclerc,...
7mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP start time: What time does the Emilia Romagna...

Maverick Vinales has claimed back-to-back pole positions at Misano ahead...
1h ago from AutoSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Team Penske reveals McLaughlin livery for IndyCar debut

Team Penske has revealed the livery with which Scott McLaughlin will run...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Fans allowed for upcoming Harvest GP doubleheader at...

Unlike this year’s Indianapolis 500, fans will be allowed to attend the...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Neuville on form as Tänak forced to retire from Rally...

Reigning champion Ott Tänak's title hopes in tatters after steering issue...
25m ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Loeb leads Rally Turkey on Friday night

Sébastien Loeb was the surprise leader of Rally Turkey on Friday night...
10h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Video: Outstanding awareness from Ceballos and Nketiah...

Sometimes a goal can just look so simple, but when you see it back there's...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Football's funniest names as fans lose mind over Leeds...

Come on, be honest... you laughed, didn't you? When Robbie Savage said...
5h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Match report: Arsenal 2-1 West Ham

By Josh James   WHAT HAPPENED   Eddie Nketiah came off the bench to...
55m ago from Arsenal.com

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.