Senior writer – Lawrence Barretto
This is the time of year when Formula 1 drivers are ramping up their winter training, readying themselves for another assault on the world championship. Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton is doing just that right now. The only difference for him, though, is that the Mercedes driver is doing so without a contract for the 2021 campaign in his back pocket…
Is there a chance Hamilton won’t be in Formula 1 this year?
No. The Briton made it seven world titles last year and has his eyes set on a record eighth this season. The recently knighted racing driver has no intention of hanging up his gloves and helmet just yet. The fact he is training hard right now – climbing a mountain every day as he said on social media – proves he’s gearing up for the season.
Hey World, I’m in one of my favourite places in the world, training everyday, getting my mind and body right. I’m hiking to the top of the mountain every morning. Two of those hikes I cross country ski once I get to the top which is at 3400m, killer. Proper altitude training! … pic.twitter.com/ROqzQe70LO— Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) January 18, 2021