Currently, Lewis Hamilton is in 7th position in the Drivers' Championship with 28 points, 58 behind current leader Charles Leclerc.
There are still rumors about Lewis Hamilton's future at Mercedes, although the seven-time world champion is extending his stay at Mercedes until 2023. Hamilton's start to the 2022 F1 season has not been smooth and the pace is far off. Mercedes also struggled with their car and failed to get things right, causing tension and frustration.
Lewis Hamilton finished 13th in Sunday's race Emilia Romagna GP at Imola. He is currently 7th in the drivers' standings with 28 points, 58 points off current leader Charles Leclerc of Ferrari. Lewis Hamilton's colleague George Russell is currently in 4th place on the Drivers' Championship list. Questions have been raised in the current scenario of whether Lewis Hamilton will stay at Mercedes beyond the current season.
The seven-time F1 champion has posted a picture with a caption on Instagram to finish talks of his retirement from F1. He said I am working on my masterpiece and will decide when it's ready," wrote the British driver, who is aiming for his eighth F1 title.
Before the start of the season, the Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff stated that Lewis Hamilton will remain part of the team despite failing to win the Formula1 title last year.
He had said that Hamilton is the greatest driver of all time so I would very much hope Lewis continues racing. To become a racer his heart will say that I have to keep going because he's at the top of his game. But we have to overcome the pain.” that was done to him on Sunday. He is a man with clear values.”