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Lewis Hamilton helped broker Mercedes sponsor deal

  • Published on 07 Mar 2018 09:14
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  • By: Rob Veenstra

Lewis Hamilton helped bring a new sponsor to Mercedes. Bild newspaper reports that the quadruple world champion, a fashion aficionado, was involved in connecting New York label Tommy Hilfiger with his F1 team.

"Lewis made contact last summer," Mercedes boss Toto Wolff confirmed. "It's a brand he likes. We then managed to put the partnership together." The multi-year Tommy Hilfiger news could make it even more likely that Hamilton will stay at Mercedes for the foreseeable future.

When asked about a 2019 deal for Hamilton, Wolff told Sky Italia: "We are working on a few missing details, as we want to do it well. It also depends on how many years we want to extend it for, but I hope to close the contract before Australia." (GMM)

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  • denis1304

    Posts: 260

    each time Wolff say he wants Hamilton to stay, Hamilton adds 1 million to the contact

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    • Mar 7 2018 - 18:06
  • Norbert

    Posts: 93

    LH seems like a handy fellow to have around. Well done!

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    • Mar 9 2018 - 05:32

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