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Hamilton eyes further Silver Arrows success

6th August 2019, 15:26 by Gareth Freeman

Lewis Hamilton has no plans to retire any time soon as he feels he still has "more to win" with Mercedes.

Hamilton seems destined to claim a sixth Drivers' Championship title this season as he sits 62 points clear of his nearest rival, team-mate Valterri Bottas, with just nine races remaining.

The 34-year-old is in the middle of his 13th campaign as a Formula 1 driver and insists he still has the desire to challenge for silverware.

He told The Guardian: "One day I will have to stop but right now I feel fantastic, physically and mentally.

"I don't have any plans on stopping any time soon – there is more to do, more to win, more to achieve together inside and outside the car.

"It's been a phenomenal journey. We had our first win in Hungary together in 2013 and we have gone from strength to strength.

"The majority of the people are still here from when I joined the team. This journey had been remarkable, now I am excited to see what more we could do together."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

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