Thirty-six-year-old Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will reportedly earn $55 million a year under the new deal with Mercedes.
All of the 36-year-old driver's previous deals were multi-year agreements, so the new deal has raised questions about how long the seven-time world champion will race for the Silver Arrows.
Hamilton beat Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas by 5.7 seconds to clinch a record-extending seventh straight constructors' title.
Max Verstappen delivered Red Bull’s first victory at Silverstone since 2012 when he made the most of a superior strategy in sizzling conditions to beat both Mercedes and claim victory in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.
Seven UK-based Formula One teams are pooling their research and development resources to assist the Government in combating the coronavirus crisis in a joint-effort dubbed Project Pitlane.
The UK-based team are the only ones undergoing a change of engine provider at the end of 2020.
Max Verstappen sealed pole position at the Brazilian Grand Prix and served it up to a delighted Red Bull team principal Christian Horner as a 46th birthday present.
The first 10-part documentary series filmed in 2018 and released this year focused mostly on teams further down the starting grid after the top two decided not to be part of it.
Talking to reporters after his all-time record lap of the Mediterranean street circuit, Hamilton recalled that it was the three-time champion Austrian who persuaded him to leave McLaren for Mercedes in 2012.
Bottas, who had started on pole but lost out to five times world champion Hamilton into the first corner, finished second for his team's third one-two finish in as many races this season.
High hopes of a meaningful Formula One title race will face their first test at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday as five-times champion Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team seek to crush the pre-season optimism surrounding Ferrari.
The win was Hamilton’s 10th of the season and 72nd of his career. The Briton had already won the drivers’ title for a fifth time.
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