George Russell excited to 'go directly head-to-head' with Lewis Hamilton amidst latter's F1 contract extension rumors – Sportskeeda

George Russell is excited to race Lewis Hamilton in the future, as the Briton announced that he will be extending his contract. The Mercedes driver is looking forward to battling the seven-time world champion for years to come.
Commenting on the Mercedes champion’s contract extension, Russell said:
Admiring Lewis Hamilton’s drive and skill set, George Russell felt it was a privilege to race with his legendary teammate for a few more years. Earlier this weekend, the British champion informed the media that he will be extending his contract with Mercedes. Meanwhile, the junior Mercedes driver feels he shares a great working relationship and rapport with the seven-time world champion and looks forward to battling him head-to-head for a few more years.
Despite the retirement factor looming over his career, Lewis Hamilton feels he is ready to race for a few more years with Mercedes. The Briton expressed his dislike for the thought of retiring and feels he has a lot more to achieve in the sport and with his team.
Commenting on the contractual talks ahead of the 2022 F1 Mexican GP weekend, Hamilton spoke to F1 TV saying:
The British champion feels he has a lot to achieve with the sport in the new era. In his work both on and off track, Lewis Hamilton feels the need to be a part of the change in the sport. With a multi-year deal with Mercedes, one could see the 37-year-old racing well into his forties.
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