How much does Lewis Hamilton earn at Mercedes?

Lewis Hamilton is the ace driver of the Mercedes-AMG F1 team, with a historic career behind him to back it up. He is hailed as one of the most successful drivers of his generation, having seven world titles under his possession. Lewis Hamilton is also one of the richest drivers in the sport with a lavish and glamorous lifestyle.

Formula 1 is undoubtedly an expensive sport, but if you play big you can win big and Lewis Hamilton is one of those who has won big in Formula 1. He has a salary that only a few drivers of the top step can match, and he still boasts a lot of talent to back him up when it comes to performances.

How much does Lewis Hamilton earn at Mercedes?

Lewis Hamilton’s salary sparks a lot of curiosity in the fandom and the community often wonders, just how much do top drivers like Hamilton get paid. Lewis Hamilton had recently witnessed a drop in his massive salary but nevertheless, he still produces a figure he can ultimately boast off in the motorsports world.

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Toto and Lewis via Rapid Leaks

Lewis Hamilton recently renewed his contract for Mercedes until 2025, and it is reported that he will get a serious pay rise from his current salary, that stands at an already huge amount of €27.6 million to something in line with Max Verstappen’s €50.7 million. Hamilton has the caliber and his long term plans and unquestioning loyalty to Mercedes make sure that he is rewarded handsomely by the team. The reports suggest a salary of around of around €50 million.

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Hamilton’s current salary via Sportico

SKY Reporter Martin Brundle replied to such speculation and high pay by applauding Lewis’s talents, “I’m sure he would be asking for that kind of number,” Brundle replied. “He will value himself at the same as Max as a seven-time World Champion. And he knows he’s still got the speed.”

Christian Horner reveals Lewis Hamilton discussion

Horner had infamously become a part of controversy recently while talking about Lewis Hamilton’s clothing on a talk show and later on, laughing about it. Christian was immensely rebuked by fans but it seems like even the Red Bull principal loves some drama. Christian has revealed some behind the scenes information about a possible contract between Red Bull and Hamilton. It seems like Lewis had tried to approach Christian regarding a contract at Red Bull after his current contract at Mercedes expired but the talks went nowhere and Lewis resigned with Mercedes.

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Horner denies Lewis Hamilton move via SKY F1

“We have had several conversations over the years about Lewis joining”, Christian said “They have reached out a few times. Most recently, earlier in the year, there was an inquiry about whether there would be any interest. But I can’t see Max and Lewis working out together. The dynamic wouldn’t be right. We are 100 per cent happy with what we have.” Lewis and Max have cutthroat competition, ever since Abu Dhabi 2021 and it was wise decision from Horner considering the situation that may have occurred between the two.

What could a possible combination of Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton is one of the most dominant cars be like? We would love to hear your thoughts about such a situation, so make sure to tell us what you think in the comments.


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