Lewis Hamilton's Contract a Priority for Mercedes

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said the priority of the team is to continue with Lewis Hamilton and with Nico Rosberg beyond 2015.

updated: October 31, 2014 14:43 IST
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Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning Russian Grand Prix.
Hamilton's current contract expires at the end of 2015 season.


Austin: Mercedes will not consider talking to any other driver while it is sorting out a new contract for world championship leader Lewis Hamilton, team boss Toto Wolff said on Thursday.

Wolff made this clear ahead of the United States Grand Prix where the 29-year-old British driver hopes to reel off a fifth consecutive win and his 10th of the season on his way to a second drivers' title.

"We have a contract with both our drivers for 2015 and we want to continue with the current line-up because these two boys are part of the success of the team," Wolff said.

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