Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sporting ExcitementSporting Excitement

Formula 1

Lewis Hamilton STILL not broken cover exactly one month after Abu Dhabi GP chaos as retirement talk intensifies

, Lewis Hamilton STILL not broken cover exactly one month after Abu Dhabi GP chaos as retirement talk intensifies

LEWIS HAMILTON will wait for the results of the FIA’s investigation into the Abu Dhabi GP before deciding if he wants to stay in F1.

The Brit is “disillusioned” with the sport after he was denied victory at the Yas Marina Circuit where race director Michael Masi fudged the rules.

It is not clear whether or not Hamilton will start the 2022 F1 season

It resulted in Max Verstappen taking the chequered flag – and the F1 world crown – much to Hamilton and his Mercedes team’s anger.

Hamilton has not yet spoken about the incident other than a short post-race interview. He’s also refused to post on social media.

Wednesday marks a month since the race with the FIA promising an investigation into what happened in race control.

Masi did not follow the rules with regard to the safety car, resulting in a single lap showdown with Hamilton and Verstappen.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

However, the Dutchman was on fresh tyres and Hamilton was a sitting duck, with the Merc man claiming the race was “manipulated”.

So far, there has been silence from the FIA and Masi with regard to the status of their investigation, despite requests from .

After the Abu Dhabi finale, Hamilton said ‘we will see about next year’ in a cryptic interview with Jenson Button.

Neither he nor his Mercedes team did any further interviews following the race.

Hamilton, who was knighted in December, also ignored newly-elected FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem’s messages – and skipped the FIA end-of-season gala.

But despite the radio silence, Ben Sulayem is confident Hamilton will be battling to reclaim the world title when the season starts in Bahrain in March.

He said: “No, I don’t think he will quit.


Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

“I’ll ask your question: did Lewis declare that he’s not going to race? No. Exactly. Being a driver, you declare yourself, you don’t let the rumours talk.

“I’m confident that Lewis will return. Lewis is a big part of motorsport, and of course of Formula One, the new era can add to Lewis’ wins and achievements, and also Verstappen is there.

“I am very confident that you will see a very challenging Formula One season next year.”

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.


Premier League

RUBEN NEVES rejected approaches from Manchester United and Liverpool in the summer to wait for a “dream” move to Barcelona, according to reports. The...


BOXING legend Antonio Tarver called on Mike Tyson to set up a fight between him and YouTuber Jake Paul. Paul is 5-0 winning a...

Premier League

BRIGHTON will be without Enock Mwepu for new manager Roberto De Zerbi’s first game at Liverpool. The midfielder was hospitalised for four days while...


TYSON FURY has vowed to learn to play the guitar after being bought one by Ed Sheeran – who he plans to sing to....

Premier League

BUKAYO SAKA and Eddie Nketiah are just two players that have made the transition from the Arsenal academy to the first team look easy...

Premier League

MANCHESTER UNITED are going to get “pumped” by rivals Manchester City, predicts ex-Chelsea ace Chris Sutton. United and City are set to lock horns...