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Hamilton: It's not the right time to negotiate my contract

Six-times Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday he felt uncomfortable negotiating a lucrative contract extension with Mercedes during the COVID-19 pandemic as the team confirmed Valtteri Bottas was staying next year. Hamilton is out of contract at the end of the year but looking sure to stay at the dominant champions, with no other available seat as competitive. “Ultimately, honestly, it just doesn’t feel like the right time,” the Briton told reporters at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix. “When you think about so many people in the world that have lost their jobs, people that are unemployed, then to sit and negotiate a big contract — it just doesn’t seem like the...
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