Lewis Hamilton will rock up at Silverstone, for the 2020 British Grand Prix, in first place on the Drivers’ Championship standings.
The Mercedes driver has been dominating the world of Formula One for fairly some time now, and early season performances point out that it’ll proceed all through 2020.
However, he’s but to signal a brand new contract with Mercedes that’ll hold him past this season. Nevertheless, the 6-time World Champion is assured that he’ll be racing for the subsequent three years, at the least.
Speaking to Autosport.com Hamilton gave followers an perception into his future plans. He was additionally grateful for the lockdown because it gave him the time he wanted to recharge his batteries.
The enforced time without work is one thing that he feels will improve his longevity in the sport.
He mentioned, “I would say that the COVID lockdown – after we had the first part of the season canceled – that gave us… it was negative in many many ways but it some ways it gave a lot of life, a lot of energy to focus on some other things.
“And that bit of time off was really a bit of breathing space. It’s kind of given me a renewed bit of energy to go longer. I want to be able to perform at the level I’m performing at now, forever.
“So my goal is to continue to deliver as long as I can. So I do see myself going for at least three years.”
Lewis Hamilton hoping to return to a crowd crammed Silverstone in 2021
The Briton is clearly dissatisfied that he will likely be racing at his residence circuit with no followers in attendance. He hopes that this gained’t be the case for subsequent 12 months.
Hamilton mentioned, “Firstly I don’t think you can guarantee anything, but I plan to be here for sure. So, fingers crossed, I will be here and we will have fans next year.”
Having followers at a circuit is actually a shot in the arm for any F1 driver. But in these testing instances, sure tough selections need to be made, if the present should go on.
Nevertheless, Lewis does have a morale booster in the type of his racing report at Silverstone. In the final six years, Hamilton has gained 5 of his residence Grand Prix, his worst end result throughout that interval of time, a P2 end in 2018.
With Hamilton having settled into his swagger, you absolutely gained’t be betting towards him to win the British Grand Prix.