LEWIS HAMILTON seems set to proceed racing after Mercedes confirmed he’ll attend their automobile launch subsequent week.
There have been fears that the 37-year-old may retire from System One after he was controversially denied a report eighth world title within the ultimate race of 2021.
Hamilton was pipped to the championship by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen on the final lap of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
The British legend was main by ten seconds going into lap 54, solely to have victory cruelly snatched away after the deployment of a security automobile.
And with brisker tyres having pitted, Verstappen overtook his rival after stewards determined to permit lapped automobiles to overhaul.
FIA director Michael Masi had initially indicated lapped automobiles between Hamilton and Verstappen would keep of their formation, solely to vary his thoughts, ensuing within the Brit claiming that the race ‘has been manipulated’.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff then declared that Hamilton had been left ‘disillusioned’ with the sport – fuelling hypothesis his time in F1 was over.
However Hamilton announced he’s ‘back’ last week as he broke his social media silence in an enormous trace he’s prepared for an additional problem.
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And now his future has been all-but assured in a news release by the Silver Arrows previewing their automobile launch occasion.
Mercedes referred to Hamilton and new driver George Russell as ‘our drivers’, who will attend the February 18 occasion.
A part of the assertion learn: “You’ll have the possibility to listen to from our 2022 drivers, Lewis Hamilton and George Russell, and our Crew Principal and CEO, Toto Wolff.”
Hamilton’s return to motion is more likely to happen on February 23 in pre-season testing in Barcelona.
Following that, there will probably be one other brief testing interval in Bahrain previous to the opening race there on March 20.
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