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Hamilton tops Forbes' latest list of best-paid F1 drivers

Reigning Formula 1 world champion Sir Lewis Hamilton has - perhaps not altogether surprisingly - emerged as the most highly paid driver in the sport in 2021. In its latest review of the amounts earned by F1 drivers, business magazine Forbes has estimated that the Mercedes driver will pull in a total of around $62 million in track-related earnings this year, well ahead of all his rivals. The figure includes a $55 million base salary and a projected $7 million in bonuses for race performances and wins. But with Hamilton currently only second in the drivers championship after ten rounds, the amount doesn't include a bonus for winning the championship. Hamilton and Mercedes launch joint...
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