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Lewis Hamilton: F1 champ’s salary revealed by his former teammate

September 16, 2020

first_img 10 months ago F1: Ferrari’s Vettel calls for return of traditional chequered flags FOLLOW US Written By SUBSCRIBE TO US Suraj Alva 10 months ago Lewis Hamilton: 2020 Mercedes F1 car needs more power and less drag 10 months ago Lewis Hamilton bemoans loss of possible third spot in qualifying COMMENT WE RECOMMENDcenter_img First Published: 30th October, 2019 17:15 IST WATCH US LIVE LIVE TV Last Updated: 30th October, 2019 17:15 IST Lewis Hamilton: F1 Champ’s Salary Revealed By His Former Teammate The former Mercedes driver and 2009 F1 world champion Jenson Button has spilt beans on the rewards that drivers earn in the motorsport in his new book.  There is no denying the fact that Formula 1 drivers earn a staggering amount of money of which the details are kept under wraps. The former Mercedes driver and 2009 F1 world champion Jenson Button have spilt beans on the rewards that the drivers earn in the motorsport. Also Read: Hamilton Wins Mexican Grand Prix, But Wait For Sixth Title ContinuesButton, in his new book  ‘How to be an F1 driver’, has explained how drivers’ salaries work. He has mentioned that some drivers will earn a $1million (£773,000) bonus if they win a race. Just one race.Also Read: Indian Army Lauds Subedar Gunasekaran After He Wins 3 Golds At WuhanHe also has said that there is no bonus for winning a Drivers’ Championship and It’s the Constructors’ Championship that’s worth the big bucks.Lewis Hamilton’s salary at MercedesThe Mercedes star has played a crucial role in his team winning the Constructors’ Championship for a sixth straight year’s. It is widely reported Hamilton also pockets an enormous £40million base salary.Also Read: LeBron James Gets Crowd To Chant ‘Taco Tuesday’ In Lakers Vs GrizzliesAccording to Button, someone like Hamilton is not only the highest-paid person in the team but also probably the highest-paid person in the whole of Daimler AG, Mercedes’ parent company.Also Read: LeBron James Sends Taco Truck To First Respondents Fighting Getty FireHamilton, a former teammate of Button, is on course to win his sixth Drivers’ Championship at the United States Grand Prix this weekend.Lewis Hamilton waits for sixth F1 world title after win at Mexico Lewis Hamilton drove to a near-flawless victory, but not yet a sixth drivers’ world championship on Sunday when he claimed his 10th win of the season for Mercedes at the Mexican Grand Prix. The defending five-time title-winner produced the measured drive of a champion-elect to claim a well-judged triumph ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Hamilton is now just four points away from winning his sixth world championship.The British driver only needs to finish eighth at next week’s US GP to move one behind Michael Schumacher’s record haul of seven championships, while he is also guaranteed the title if Bottas fails to win in Austin. 10 months ago Lewis Hamilton uncertain about winning the title at Mexican Grand Prix 10 months ago F1 2019: Lewis Hamilton-led Mercedes dominate Formula One circuitlast_img

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